- Bachelor of Science
- Bachelor's degree
- Communication skills
- Materials handling
- Health savings account
- Dental insurance
- Health insurance
- 401(k) matching
- Tuition reimbursement
Aerojet Rocketdyne is a world-recognized aerospace and defense leader providing propulsion and energetics to its space, missile defense, strategic, tactical missile and armaments customers throughout domestic and international markets. We offer a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles, missile defense, and advanced hypersonic propulsion. Visit our website at www.rocket.com for more information on how our employees Power the Future.
Aerojet Rocketdyne is seeking an Instrumentation Engineer at the Stennis Space Center, MS location.
This positon will report to the Data and Instrumentation Manager, and is responsible for safe and effective instrumentation and data recording during rocket engine testing. This position works in concert with related disciplines, contractors, and customers to ensure the successful testing of Aerojet Rocketdyne products.
This assignment requires an individual with a working knowledge of instrumentation devices, such as pressure sensors, accelerometers, RTDs, thermocouples, and strain gages. The individual will support the installation, calibration, troubleshooting and hot fire test set up and operation of the following: pressure, strain, vibration, force, speed, proximity, and related measurement systems.
The ideal candidate will also possess a familiarity with data recording systems, and demonstrate a commitment to safe work practices. Success in this position requires sound diplomatic skills and the ability to build and maintain effective relationships based on honest, proactive, and open communication.
What we can offer you:
Inspiring Company Culture - Our people support each other and work together to leave an indelible impact on our nation’s aerospace and defense legacy. Read more about our culture: Careers | Aerojet Rocketdyne
Rest and Relaxation - 3 weeks of vacation to start plus separate sick allowance. 9/80 schedule providing for longer weekends. Annual week-long holiday company closure, plus company paid holidays.
Comprehensive Health Benefits - Medical, Dental, Vision, Health Savings Accounts, and Wellness
Prepare for the Future - 401(k) with company match
Professional Development - Tuition assistance program, Employee recognition program, and Leadership development program
This position may be filled at this level or one level higher.
Essential Job Functions (Including % of Time for Each):
(80%) Performing instrumentation activities in a fast –paced testing environment, including specifying and troubleshooting devices used to collect engine testing data.
(10%) Department administrative activities and improvement initiatives.
(10%) Support and promote all AR SSC site processes and requirements including initiatives for preserving the environment, assuring employee and public health and safety and protecting product integrity.
Requires a Bachelor of Science degree in engineering or a related discipline and at least two (2) of years of directly related experience.
Individual with a working knowledge of instrumentation devices, such as pressure sensors, accelerometers, RTDs, thermocouples, and strain gages. The individual will support the installation, calibration, troubleshooting and hot fire test set up and operation of the following: pressure, strain, vibration, force, speed, proximity, and related measurement systems.
Strong written and verbal communication skills; demonstrated strength in teaming and collaboration.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship, U.S. Permanent Residency or other status as a U.S. Person. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Being fully vaccinated for COVID-19 is a condition of employment at Aerojet Rocketdyne. Proof of vaccination or an accommodation request approved by Aerojet Rocketdyne will be required prior to starting employment with the Company.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.