Rolls-Royce is seeking
Engine Fitter / Testers
into Experimental Operations - Civil Aerospace.
The Rolls-Royce Stennis Outdoor Test Facility is located on NASA's John C. Stennis Space Center just outside the city of New Orleans, Louisiana. The Rolls-Royce Stennis Outdoor Test Facility is capable of testing Rolls-Royce jet engines: large, small, and military. The Rolls-Royce Stennis Outdoor Test Facility is the only Rolls-Royce site capable of performing special tests such as fan flutter and noise testing. The current capability is being expanded to include a second test stand.
The desirable candidate in Experimental Test will have a broad background including college course work and real world experience in an aircraft / engine environment with exposure to test vehicle rigging procedures, tooling, build processes, test procedures, data acquisition systems, support equipment, repairs, avionics equipment, engineering drawings and documentation.
The position of
will work as part of the Experimental Test Operations group and work under the direction of the Test Team and Production Leaders.
Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, the following:
Preparation of test vehicles including
the installation and removal
of test equipment and instrumentation:
Experimental engine instrumentation rigging, Engine pylon electrical configuration, Electrical and Instrumentation fault diagnostics.
Preparation of the
test stand and facility equipment
Operation of engine and associated systems as Driver (throttle) and / or Bookman (log keeper)
Perform configuration c
hanges via the Test Bed Change process
Removal and replacement of Line Replaceable Units (LRUs)
Troubleshoot all systems
(mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, pneumatic, etc.)
involved with engine testing
Gather and verify experimental test data
Operation of engine transportation equipment to move engines and equipment to and from test facilities
Preparation of test vehicle for return shipment to customer
Routine inspection/maintenance of slave test equipment
Installation and wiring of various telemetry units, brazing, soldering & crimping.
Qualifications and experience
Must have an associate’s degree in a technical discipline plus 5 years of work experience as an Instrumentation technician or a technician in an aviation environment
OR in lieu of degree must have equivalent years of technical training hours and a minimum of 7 years of work experience as an Instrumentation Technician or a technician in an aviation environment
Must be able to pass a government background check
Must be able to lift 30 pounds, work outside and walk/stand for half of the work time
Salary Grade 62D
FAA Airframe & Powerplant license