Calspan Corporation

Technician - Transonic Wind Tunnel - 3rd Shift

Job Locations US-NY-Buffalo
Job ID
2024-2368
Category
Operations

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. The Technician will support testing and engineering including operating and maintaining of test equipment for the Transonic Wind Tunnel Department located in Buffalo, New York.  

Must be able to work 3rd Shift. Shift differential pay!

 

Core Responsibilities Listed Below – Compensation and position level commensurate with education and experience.

Responsibilities

  • 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

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

Candidates must hold or be eligible for a US government security clearance. 

 

Why join Calspan?

 

Be Calspan Culture

At Calspan, we promote an environment that empowers employees and encourages innovation. Our management team enables a strong sense of teamwork with each endeavor, where successes are shared and lessons are learned. The company’s talent brand, “Be Calspan”, incorporates our company values to Be Inclusive, Accountable, and Innovative and our commitment to drive every individual to - Be Developed, Be Balanced, Be Connected, Be Community and Be Recognized. Our culture promotes a positive atmosphere and competitive can-do method of action.

 

Great Benefits = Happy, Committed Employees 

Retaining great talent is as important as finding it, so at Calspan, we take our employee value proposition of Be Calspan quite seriously. To us, that means offering competitive compensation, comprehensive benefits, recognition programs and promotional opportunities. 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), Critical Illness Insurance, Accident Insurance, Life Insurance Policy, Paid-Time Off, Company-paid Holidays, Bereavement Leave, Jury Duty, Military Leave, Employee Assistance Program, Educational Assistance Reimbursement , and Pet Insurance.

 

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.

 

The salary range provided is a general guideline. Actual pay will depend on several factors, including, but not limited to, education, experience, training, and other applicable qualifications.  Calspan is committed to pay transparency in compliance with applicable state and local laws.

 

All candidates must be eligible to work in the United States. 

Salary Range (min)

USD $20.00/Yr.

Salary Range (max)

USD $33.00/Yr.

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