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 Machine Mechanic that will support testing and engineering including operating and maintaining of test equipment for the Transonic Wind Tunnel Department located in Buffalo, New York.
Rig, move, install, repair, and retime a wide variety of machines, pumps, valves, compressors, pneumatic and hydraulic systems.
Clean and lubricate machinery. Perform basic diagnostic tests to check performance and test damaged parts to determine the level of necessary repairs. Plan, layout, work from and study complex drawings and/or sketches.
Prepare cement foundations, rig and position machines or equipment. Modify and set-up equipment for calibration testing.
Analyze failures and implement appropriate remedies efficiently and in the most efficient way possible without compromising safety. Detect problems and correct them. Maintain preventative maintenance logs.
Following standard safety procedures to prevent injury to self and others. Responsible for tools, machines, equipment, etc. used while performing work.
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