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Sr. Test Engineer

at Lockheed Martin Corporation

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 522821

Job Description

Req ID

LMCareers Business Unit

Work Schedule
4X10A- 4 10 hr days Mon-Thurs; Fr/Sa/Su off

Security Clearance
Secret with an investigation within 5 years



Business Area
Missiles and Fire Control


Relocation/Housing Stipend Available

Job Code/Title
E1573:Test Engineer Sr

Job Class
QA/Test and Inspection

Job Category
Experienced Professional


Industry Job Title
Sr. Test Engineer

Req Type

Job Description
Lockheed Martin is seeking to hire an Quality Engineering professional to support the Environmental Testing in Grand Prairie, TX. Our operations utilize state of the art processes to develop and validate hardware for sophisticated missile systems. This exciting role will offer the opportunity to work with multiple hardware and launcher programs that support our military personnel.

The Engineer will work on complex technical problems and provide solutions that are highly innovative and ingenious. The Engineer will act independently to uncover and resolve issues associated with the development and implementation of quality inspections and supporting assembly processes. The experienced Quality Engineer should exhibit an exceptional degree of ingenuity, creativity, and resourcefulness and be viewed as a leader within the field. The Engineer will develop information which extends knowledge in the field; develops new concepts and will participate in teams assembled to accomplish long-range objectives.

The Engineer will have an opportunity to lead Quality Inspection and mentor less experienced engineers on our team. The engineer will collaborate with other disciplines and multiple customers.

We offer a continuous learning environment with strong career growth and advancement opportunities.
Support the preparation, planning, setup, and execution of vibration and temperature tests on electronic components.

Operate test equipment to generate the following environmental conditions depending on customer requirements: vibration, shock, temperature cycling, thermal shock, test sets, humidity, altitude, and static acceleration.

Operate digital vibration controllers to produce broad band random, swept sine, classical shock and shock synthesis tests using electrical-mechanical vibration expiators.

Maintain and perform minor repair of vibration test equipment.

Conduct dynamic and climatic tests in accordance with approved procedures, safety standards, and organizational policy and ensure proper equipment calibration.

Instrument test items with thermocouples and conduct tests by operating temperature/humidity chambers to specified conditions.

Instrument test items with accelerometers and conduct tests by operating vibration equipment to specified levels.

Interact with Engineering, Manufacturing, and Customers through effective communication and writing skills.

Recommend and implement changes to lab equipment and standard lab procedures to improve laboratory operability, reliability, and safety.

Respond to off-shift laboratory tasks and be able to complete occasional short-term test assignments at off-site locations.

Basic Qualifications
Active Secret clearance requiring an investigation within the last 5 years

Technical Degree

Knowledge of basic electronics theory and high degree of mechanical aptitude

Familiarity with accelerometer, thermocouple, and strain gage instrumentation

Ability to setup and run vibration test equipment, HALT/HASS and/or temperature/humidity chambers

Familiarity with oscilloscopes, voltmeters and basic lab equipment/tools

Ability to support preparation, planning, setup, and execution of environmental development, qualification, and production tests of integrated assemblies

A thorough understanding of the operation of electrical-mechanical shakers and the concepts of digital vibration controllers

Familiarity with computer operating software which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office

Ability to climb stairs and operate mechanical/pneumatic hand tools

Mechanical and GD&T skills

Exhibit business professionalism and values

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Advanced interpersonal skills

Effective technical writing skills for development of test reports and procedures

Able to work with minimum supervision

Desired skills
Technical Degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering with experience in Environmental Test Lab

Experience with integrated assembly test via custom test stands

Ability to design vibration test fixtures with consideration for the effects of structural resonance

Knowledge of vibration system components with the ability to troubleshoot and repair vibration systems

Knowledge of refrigeration systems with the ability to troubleshoot and repair refrigeration equipment



Grand Prairie


Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

City, State
Grand Prairie, TX