Test Lead Commercial Crew Parachute Airdrop Testing/CCPAT) Project/ADVTU Jobs in Houston – Texas – USA at ERC, Inc.

Title: Test Lead Commercial Crew Parachute Airdrop Testing/CCPAT) Project/ADVTU

Company: ERC, Inc.

Location: Houston – Texas – USA

Type: Full Time

Category: Engineering, Airport/Airline

Position:  Test Lead for Commercial Crew Parachute Airdrop Testing (CCPAT) Project (ADV0002TU)

Job Description:

For more than 30 years, ERC has been delivering the advantage needed to solve our customers and the nations toughest challenges. A trusted partner to the Defense and Space communities. We provide the advanced engineering, innovative technology, and subject-matter expertise to deliver the mission results our customers need to keep the nation safe and secure. Our unique solutions enhance readiness, optimize performance, and help ensure success in the air, on the ground and in space.

An essential part of our success is our corporate culture built on respect, empowerment, and collaboration. Our culture elevates our people, ensuring they provide best-in-class service and solutions to our customers. We always strive to do the right thing. We believe that are our people are our best asset and human connection our greatest strength.

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Your role


The Test Lead for Commercial Crew Parachute Airdrop Testing (CCPAT) Project will support our team with Oceaneering Space Systems, a Jacobs Engineering teammate company.

What youll do all day:

Coordinate the parachute integration process, including development of plans, procedures, checklists, test support equipment, instrumentation, pyrotechnics, and parachute integration for the test article.

Develop and execute technical test procedures to ensure proper function of various mechanical systems

Coordinate and execute test requirements outlined by the parachute project team

Interface with test aircraft personnel and test range

Generate essential paperwork and documents for tasks assigned, such as Task Performance Sheets (TPS), Discrepancy Reports (DR), and Detailed Test Procedures (DTP), as needed

Implement test plan and schedule, supervise test preparation, build up, and test execution

Maintain and ensure baseline test configuration and documents any configuration changes

Confirm workmanship is performed in accordance with test procedures and checklists

Participate in daily status meetings of test coordination, buildup, and integration

Draft test plans, test reports, and procedures for operation of test articles

Work in a team environment and report to a project lead/manager to provide status on progress and issues and for support

Maintain a professional relationship with the NASA customer and other NASA support contractors

Able to perform duties at Million Air FBO facility in Yuma, Arizona (~ 2 weeks of travel per month) during test campaigns. Test campaigns are expected to occur 3-4 times per year

Forklift certification may be required with training provided by employer

Crane certification may be required with training provided by employer

Perform other duties as required

You will

love this job if you:

Are a self-starter and require little oversight to complete given tasks

Enjoy a fast-paced work environment

Love working with diverse groups of individuals, including engineers and technicians

Are good at communicating with people

Have a positive attitude

Enjoy multitasking

Minimum requirements for this position:

This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate’s experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates l for which this position has been advertised.

BS degree in engineering …


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