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The Electronic Test Technician is responsible for technical functions in support of engineering activities such as design, test, checkout, modification, fabrication and assembly of prototype electro-mechanical systems, experimental design circuitry or specialized test equipment. Applications may include analog, digital and/or video circuits and logic systems. Will apply principles and theories of electronics, electrical circuitry, engineering mathematics, electronic and electrical testing, and physics, as applicable. Conducts engineering tests and detailed experimental testing to collect design data or assist in research work. Performs operational test and fault isolation on systems and equipment. Assists in determining methods or actions to remedy malfunctions. Assists in the design, construction, test and check-out of test equipment. Utilize manufacturing test, development or diagnostic equipment such as oscilloscopes, VOD, DVM, signal generators and specialized test apparatus. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following, but not limited to:- Discusses layout and assembly procedures and problems with Engineers or management and draws sketches to clarify design details and functional criteria of electronic units.- Recommends changes in circuitry or installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.- Works from schematics, diagrams, written and verbal descriptions, layouts or defined plans to perform testing, checkout and trouble-shooting functions.- Sets up standard test apparatus or devises to conduct functional, operational, environmental, and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype or production model.- Analyzes and interprets test data.- Adjusts, calibrates, aligns, and modifies circuitry and components and records effects on unit performance.- May write technical reports and develops charts, graphs, and schematics to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, deviations from design specifications, and functional limitations.- Checks functioning of newly installed equipment to evaluate system performance under actual operating conditions.- Read blueprints, wiring diagrams, schematic drawings, or engineering instructions for assembling electronics units, applying knowledge of electronic theory and components.- Perform preventative maintenance or calibration of equipment or systems.- Adjust or replace defective or improperly functioning circuitry or electronics components, using hand tools or soldering iron.- Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with external and/or internal sources as necessary to procure replacement parts.- May maintain system logs or manuals to document testing or operation of equipment.- Provide user applications or engineering support or recommendations for new or existing equipment with regard to installation, upgrades, or enhancements.- Provide customer support and education, working with users to identify needs.- Determines sources of problems, or to provide information on product use.
TBE is developing physics-based models/simulations and performing data analysis in support of missile defense projects. We are seeking an experienced modeling and simulation (M&S) engineer to be a key member of a technically diverse team of professionals. The team's software products include end-to-end representations of missiles, missile payloads, and environments in all flight regimes (subsonic, transonic, supersonic, and hypersonic) that include aeroheating, material response, and electro-optical/infrared (EO/IR) signatures. Examples of tasks that will be performed by the modeling and simulation engineer include: systems engineering and requirements analysis, formal and informal acceptance testing, verification/validation analysis, algorithm/software development, configuration management, user support, contributing to customer reports, creating documentation and briefing materials, and participating in team planning sessions.
Responsible for the analysis of product, process, equipment and method issues at designated stages of product development and manufacturing. Lead and support action to prevent and reduce all costs associated with poor quality. Work to maximize product conformance to specified requirements while ensuring best possible manufacturability. Works under general supervision. Exercises judgment within defined procedures and practices to determine appropriate action; a certain degree of creativity and latitude is required.Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. (other duties may be assigned):• Develops and initiates standards and methods for inspection, testing, and evaluation.• Plans and conducts the analysis, inspection, design, test, and/or integration to assure the quality of the assigned product or component.• Devises sampling procedures and designs and develops forms and instructions for recording, evaluating, and reporting quality and reliability data.• Establishes program to evaluate precision and accuracy of production equipment and testing, measurement, and analytical equipment and facilities.• Performs quality engineering reviews of design documentation for compliance with stated requirements, including vendor quality manuals and company quality records.• Applies statistical process control (SPC) methods for analyzing data to evaluate the current process and process changes.• Reviews all purchased products or components and provides input to the decision to accept the product and future purchases from the vendor.• Documents data obtained during all quality activities consistent with company policies and procedures.• Develops new approaches to solve problems identified during quality activities.• Communicates significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and provides recommended process improvements to management.• Prepares reports to communicate involvement and results of quality activities.• Prepares and presents technical and program information to team members and management.• Directs technical and administrative workers engaged in quality activities• Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality codes and standards.• Daily availability to include evenings and weekends when necessary to reach goals and deadlines.Supervisory ResponsibilitiesThis job has no supervisory responsibilities. CompetenciesTo perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:• Analytical - Collects and researches data; uses intuition and experience to complement data.• Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; works well in group problem solving situations.• Project Management – Communicates changes and progress.• Technical Skills - Pursues training and development opportunities; strives to continuously build knowledge and skills.• Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and gets clarification; responds well to questions; participates in meetings.• Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.• Teamwork – Gives and welcomes feedback; supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.• Business Acumen - Understands business implications of decisions.• Ethics - Treats people with respect; works with integrity and ethically; upholds organizational values.• Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; supports organization’s goals and values.• Judgment - Includes appropriate people in decision-making process.• Motivation – Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles.• Planning/Organizing – Prioritizes and plans work activities; uses time efficiently.• Professionalism – Reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; accepts responsibility for own actions.• Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; looks for ways to improve and promote quality; applies feedback to improve performance; monitors own work to ensure quality.• Quantity – Completes work in a timely manner; strives to increase productivity.• Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; reports potentially unsafe conditions; uses equipment and materials properly.• Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.• Initiative – Seeks increased responsibilities; asks for and offers help when needed.• Innovation – Generates suggestions for improving work.
TBE is developing an advanced high speed/hypersonic (HS/H) Hot Air Tunnel (HAT) which will have the ability to maintain high quality flow characteristics and significantly advance the state of the art over current facilities, and TBE is completing the second Launch Vehicle/Stages Adapter (LVSA) unit, which will be a part of the evolvable NASA Space Launch System Program configuration for the Spacecraft and Payload Integration Element office. TBE is seeking a Quality Engineer, responsible ensuring engineering and manufacturing processes are performed correctly using the criteria of the right tools, materials and processes. An important part of the job involves coordinating the proper design and build of HAT and LVSA in accordance with the company's quality standards and testing processes against those criteria. The candidate would work within the project teams to ensure the overall quality of a manufactured product and is tasked with creating documentation, devising quality tests and defining the criteria a test result should meet. The candidate would play a key role in fixing issues when they arise, and ensures that final products are safe and meet customer expectations while keeping the manufacturing process as effective and cost-efficient as possible.
The Senior Contracts Administrator will require a self-motivated, pro-active individual with the ability to organize, problem-solve, coordinate and administer multiple assignments concurrently. Other Responsibilities:- Administration of contract proposals for new business and/or changes to existing contracts to include ensuring compliance with all proposal requirements.- Negotiate terms and conditions and pricing.- Administer government and commercial contracts.- Review of work requirements received under contracts to determine if work is within scope and intent of contract.- Develop contract administration procedures consistent with corporate guidelines.- Assist government auditors during their audit providing required information and resolving questions while serving as the focal point between the company and governmental agencies/external contractors for assigned contracts.- Inform company personnel on allowable costs and advise company personnel on contract interpretation.- Provide management with contract status including contract deliveries and cost.
TBE is seeking a Software Engineer to perform duties related to the Independent Verification and Validation (IV&V) of Patriot Air and Missile Defense Radar Surveillance Software. Candidate will review prime contractor software requirements documentation and software and requirements change documentation. Tasks include analysis of contractor Formal Qualification Tests (FQTs), code verification, and the preparation and presentation of independent status briefings. Travel is required for analysis of Missile Flight Tests (MFTs) and major software test events, as well as program meetings. Analyst will independently test PATRIOT software, review data, and produce test reports. Analyst will also address User action items as required.
Under minimum supervision, set up, program, and operate all types of CNC machinery that automatically mills, punches, drills, broaches or reams metal and/or plastic parts. Make adjustments to adhere to established specifications or to correct faulty programming. Make decisions as to quality, tolerances and operation sequence. Tasks and assignments include the complex and non-routine. Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.• Program, set up, and operate CNC machinery independently. Perform prototype work from detailed specifications. Exercise considerable care of equipment, tools, parts, machines, and materials to prevent damage.• Plan, layout, fabricate, and assemble the most complex production machined parts and highly complex prototype research and development machined parts.• Interpret drawings, route sheets and other specifications to ascertain nature of assigned work orders. Determine own work procedure of assigned number of pieces, types of metal, types of machines, tools and attachments, speeds and feeds, tolerances and sequences of operations. Exercises considerable judgment, ingenuity, initiative in the planning, layout and performance of all assignments.• Compute accurate mathematical dimensions needed to manufacture parts of a complex nature. Use precision measuring instruments.• Perform quality machining of various types of materials as needed.Supervisory Responsibilities This job has no supervisory responsibilities but may provide technical leadership to lower level CNC Machinists/Machinists including carrying out lead responsibilities in accordance with applicable regulations and laws and the organization’s policies and procedures. This includes, but is not limited to training employees, planning, assigning, directing work and resolving technically related work problems.
Teledyne Brown Engineering is looking for a mid-level safety professional that wants to make the world a safer place. Become part of the team working to eliminate the legacy of chemical weapons. We have an opening for a safety engineer supporting the Recovered Chemical Materiel Directorate (RCMD) at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD (APG). In this role you will interface with RCMD staff and other project stakeholders to provide safety and risk management support to RCMD systems and programs. As a member of the RCMD support contractor team you will:- Facilitate ongoing compliance with applicable Department of Defense (DoD) and Army Regulations, Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) safety standards, and Department of Transportation (DOT) hazardous materials transport requirements. - Perform and document routine audits and inspections of RCMD site facilities and operations to evaluate compliance with regulatory health and safety requirements. - Assist program staff in developing compliance solutions.- Review existing plans and procedures for compliance with applicable federal, State, and local laws and regulations. Develop new operational, and health and safety documentation for future RCMD operations. - Coordinate, conduct, and participate in Preoperational Surveys by preparing survey plans, establishing survey test contingencies and exercises, writing survey reports, and documenting the survey in the Preoperational Survey database.- Prepare and submit a report every month detailing the safety activities completed for the period. This is a full time position, co-located with the team in the RCMD office on APG, with occasional travel to field sites for Preoperational surveys or observing operations. Required to carry a company cell phone and be available for consultation 24/7 in the event of an incident.