Instrumentation Lab Strain Gage Technician
Sikorsky - Stratford, CT

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Sikorsky Aircraft Corporation is a world leader in the design and manufacture of advanced helicopters for commercial, industrial and military uses. Sikorsky helicopters are used by all five branches of the United States armed forces, along with military services and commercial operators in more than 40 nations. Based in Stratford, Connecticut, USA, Sikorsky has outlying facilities in other Connecticut locations as well as in Florida and Alabama.

Perform strain gage installations required to support ongoing Engineering Flight and Ground test operations. Must have knowledge of strain gage bridge wiring methodology. Must be able to apply gages to aircraft and facility components manufactured from of a variety of metals and composites making them Load Measuring Sensors.

Equivalent of 4 years high school and 2 years engineering college or tech school. Experience and ability to accomplish required surface preparation, strain gage measurement, layout, alignment and bonding. Experience with measurement systems, instrumentation wiring, documentation, & Wheatstone Bridge wiring of strain gages to measure Torque, Axial Load, Bending & Shear strain. Minimum 5 years experience

Requires flexibility to support overtime, extended & modified shift requirements.

Position is located in Stratford, CT

Sikorsky / United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.

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Russian-born helicopter pioneer Igor Sikorsky is long dead, but helicopters bearing his name still soar the skies. A subsidiary of United...