Lockheed Martin Controls Engineer Stf- 53K in Patuxent River, Connecticut
This is a position within the hydraulic and mechanical flight controls group. The position will be located in Patuxent River, Maryland. The candidate will provide mechanical flight controls and hydraulic power systems support to a flight test program. The candidate will be expected to travel as necessary to the West Palm Beach flight test facility.
The candidate must possess the technical background, organizational and interpersonal skills to oversee mechanical flight control and hydraulic power system flight test activities. The candidate must have a general understanding of the components that make up a helicopter mechanical flight control and hydraulic power system (pumps, actuators, valves, etc.) with sufficient depth of knowledge to be able to support a fast paced flight test program.
The candidate must have the ability to interface efficiently and effectively both verbally and in writing with other design groups, test groups, suppliers, customers and management. After an initial period of on the job training, he/she will be expected to be self-directed and carry out the necessary course of action with minimal supervision.
Basic Qualifications This position requires a BS in engineering at a minimum.
Ten years of flight controls, hydraulic system and or hydraulic component design experience is required.
Additional Information: - Must currently have or be capable of successfully completing an NCIC criminal background check to access Pax NAS. - Must have a valid photo ID (driver's license + social security card or birth certificate OR US passport). - Must have valid driver's license/vehicle insurance to drive on base at Pax NAS. This position will be primarily located in Patuxent River, MD and is dependent upon the anticipated duration of the CH-53K helicopter test program, which is currently planned to start Q2 2017* and end in Q3 2019. The employee will initially begin this assignment working at the Stratford, CT until approximately Q2 2017 when the program transitions to Patuxent River. At the conclusion of the CH-53K helicopter test program, the employee may be offered the opportunity to relocate to Stratford to support future flight test programs, pending business conditions. *Based on current test plan schedule.
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Job Location(s): Patuxent River Connecticut, Patuxent River Maryland