Calspan Corporation

Technician - 2nd Shift - Transonic Wind Tunnel

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
Job ID
2021-1660
Category
Technician

Overview

Calspan’s Subsonic, Transonic Wind Tunnel, is the only independently owned and operated wind tunnel in the United States. Our staff is known for its flexibility and responsiveness to our customer’s needs. Customers appreciate this approach, as it enables them in real time, to refine test programs. We are looking for a motivated Technician that will support testing and engineering including operating and maintaining of test equipment for the Transonic Wind Tunnel Department located in Buffalo, New York.  

Responsibilities

Must be able to work 2nd shift

  • Support testing by efficiently operating equipment and ensuring accurate results and records. Provide support in the resolution of electrical or technical problems.
  • Perform set-up and installation of equipment, instrumentation, cable routing, soldering and checkout before, during and after the test.
  • Support the maintenance, installation and repair of test equipment to maximize operational availability.
  • Document test procedures and installations. Provide guidance with data calculation.

Qualifications

Preferred Education / Experience for Technician:

  • AAS in related discipline
  • 3+ years in related discipline or
  • A combination of education and experience equivalent to above
  • US Citizenship required

Preferred Knowledge / Ability for Technician:

  • Troubleshooting mechanical or electrical problems
  • Electrical and electronic principles
  • Perform operations and execute test procedures for engineering, scientific, or real-time data acquisition
  • Read and interpret engineering plans and specifications
  • Testing and inspection principles and procedures
  • Microsoft Office

Benefits Package: Our goal is to provide Calspan employees and their families with a comprehensive and competitive benefits package. Our benefits include: Health Insurance, Health Savings Accounts, Flexible Spending Accounts, Dental Insurance, Vision Insurance, Life Insurance/Accidental Death & Dismemberment, Short-Term/Long-Term Disability, 401(k) company match on first 4%, Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Hospital Indemnity Insurance, Universal Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program and Educational Assistance Reimbursement.

 

Calspan is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Calspan supports safe and drug free workplace through pre-employment background checks and drug testing.

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