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Propulsion Engineer in Chandler, AZ at Volt

Date Posted: 4/14/2019

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chandler, AZ
  • Duration:
    48 weeks
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Job Description


The Propulsion Engineer will perform a wide range of duties associated with the design, specification, procurement, test, and delivery of propulsion related hardware for use on launch vehicle platforms. Propulsion subsystems may include ordnance, pneumatics, hydraulic, solid rocket motor, liquid engine, and liquid propellant systems.


    • Candidate will be responsible for product or subsystem management, including resolving technical issues, scheduling of production and test activities, and working through potential conflicts with suppliers.
    • Candidate will maintain detailed records for each component type, which includes specifications, purchase orders, pedigrees, test results, key technical characteristics, and non-conformances. 
    • Candidate will work as part of an Integrated Product Team (IPT) under the guidance of a Lead Engineer. 
    • Candidate will resolve test or hardware discrepancies and implement corrective actions.
    • Candidate will be required to perform and publish analyses, by applying sound engineering principles and techniques.
    • Candidate will plan engineering activities, such as component tests and technical analyses to ensure the product meets specified requirements.
    • Candidate will also be responsible for gathering, maintaining, formatting, compiling, assessing technical data, such as laboratory or material test results and engineering design changes.
    • Candidate will produce engineering documentation, reports, drawings, and presentations. The Candidate will write and implement Specification and other Requirements Documents, Statements of Work, Work Packages, Test Reports, create Pedigrees, qualification matrices, as well as document any deficiencies to internal engineering standards.
    • Candidate will be expected to be proactive in learning and becoming an expert in the design and performance characteristics of various hardware subsystems.
    • Will be responsible for developing technical solutions for issues, communicating those solutions to appropriate Program and Division Management, and properly implement those solutions.
    • Candidate will be expected to coordinate necessary subject matter expert support in the company as needed to achieve those necessary objectives


    • The ideal Candidate for this role will be one who is comfortable working on a variety of problems across a range of hardware subsystems.
    • The Candidate will need to be able to effectively communicate and interface with suppliers, other engineering departments, and customers, both internal and external, to ensure the components or subsystems meet the vehicle requirements. 
    • B.S. or M.S. in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering is required.
    • Proficiency with Sinda Fluint software

    This is a contingent/temporary position offered through Volt Workforce Solutions. Volt offers competitive compensation, the chance to work with some of the world’s leading companies, and a staff committed to helping you take the next step on your career path.

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    Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer.