Engine Fitter / Tester
Rolls-Royce - Mississippi

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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

Engine Fitter/Tester

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

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