Aerospace Test Lab Project Lead (Test Engineer) in Oakville, ON in Oakville at Volt

Date Posted: 9/23/2019

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    48 weeks
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    Volt Branch

Job Description

We are looking to hire an Aerospace Test Lab Project Lead Test Engineer for a DAY SHIFT: Mon-Fri 7am-3pm EST for our Client in the Aerospace industry in Oakville, ON for approximately a 12 month assignment with the possibility of extension through Volt Workforce Solutions Canada.

Job Description:

  • Employer: Volt Workforce Solutions Canada
  • Client: In the Aerospace industry
  • Role:Aerospace Test Lab Project Lead Test Engineer (DAY SHIFT)
  • Pay Rate: $38-45/hr (T4) + benefits available
  • Shift: Mon-Fri Day shift from 7am - 3pm EST 
  • Length of Assignment: 12 months to start with the possibility of extension, starting ASAP pending background check, ITAR and CCGP Checks and Reference Check
  • Work Location: Oakville, ON L6L 5Y7

Interested Candidates must be Eligible to work in Canada without Employment Sponsorship

Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information

Reporting to the Manager, Test Lab you will be tasked with managing individual qualification tests on aircraft landing gears, components and flight controls.


  • Perform qualification testing such as dynamic, strength, fatigue, environmental and endurance tests on aircraft landing gear, components and flight controls.
  • Write qualification test procedures and reports.
  • Write test rig design requirement for landing gear, components and flight control testing.
  • Direct and assist the mechanical technician setting up test rig and fixtures as well as assisting the electrical/ electronic technician setting up load control and data acquisition system.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Proven skills in communication, analysis, project management and problem solving
  • Flexibility and adaptability to maintain tight schedule with energy and self motivation
  • Knowledgeable with test equipment used on aircraft landing gear, component and flight control testing
  • The ideal candidate will be a mechanical (high level knowledge of motion control and robotic application for industrial test) engineering graduate complimented with proven mechanical aptitude, fluid dynamics, communication, analysis, project management and problem solving skills.
  • The candidate must possess a working knowledge of high speed data acquisition systems and of other industry equipment such as load control / data acquisition system, PLC and LabView operating software, as well as 2-4 years knowledge of mechanical system and CATIA software operation.
  • We are seeking a flexible and adaptable individual who can maintain tight schedules with energy and self-motivation.
  • 2-4 years of related experience in aerospace or automotive industry is essential.
  • Successful candidates must meet all requirements under ITAR and CGD

MAIN REQUIREMENTS REQUIRED by the Manager for the Selected Candidate:

  • Mechanical or hydro-mechanical system application experience
  • 2-4 years of experience programming/operating and troubleshooting of load or position control and their associated data acquisition systems
  • Experience in product (automotive, aerospace) testing using closed loop systems
  • Knowledge of instrumentation use in experimental testing such as load, position, strain, pressure, acceleration, etc.

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is committed to meeting the needs of applicants and employees with disabilities in a timely manner, and will do so by preventing and removing barriers to accessibility in support of the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act. Please let us know if you need an accommodation during any part of the application and selection process.

Volt Workforce Solutions Canada is an Equal Opportunity employer