Test Engineer in Burbank, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/11/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Burbank, CA
  • Duration:
    24 weeks
  • Date Posted:
  • Job ID:
  • Pay Rate
    $28.0 - $33.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt is looking for a Test Engineer to work with our client, an Aerospace industry company located in Burbank, CA.  

The Test Engineer will develop test procedures and coordinate efforts with other engineering departments to support flight development and qualification programs. Will also perform mechanical testing of individual components and assemblies to ensure conformance with established specifications.


  • Able to set-up and operate servo-hydraulic material test machines and electro-dynamic vibration shakers with both manual and computer controllers. 
  • Able to set-up and operate temperature and vacuum environmental chambers. 
  • Able to set-up and operate digital and analog meters and displays, spectrum analyzers, plotters, recorders, dial indicators, calculators, various manual and pneumatic hand tools and other equipment and tools typically found in the test lab. 
  • Able to use measurement tools such as calipers, dial indicators, micrometers, weigh scales, and machinist scales. 
  • Ability to use shop hand tools, pneumatic tools, lifting devices, and cranes.
  • Use of typical office equipment such as telephones, computers (Microsoft Excel and Word), copiers, printers, fax machines, e-mail, scanners, etc.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or Applied Mechanics. Two years test-related experience in the field of Aerospace or Applied Mechanics, one year basic electronics and one year in machine design, or equivalent experience.
  • Able to read and comprehend instructions, correspondence, and memos. 
  • Able to effectively communicate verbally and in writing information to customers, clients, and employees.
  • Problem Solving: Able to apply logic, segregating the facts, make a decision, and carry out task.
  • Computer Skills: Working knowledge of Windows and word processing, spreadsheets and databases.  
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook). 
  • Teamwork or Skills:  Ability to participate as a team member. Knowledge of industry best practice in Configuration Management practices. Have an understanding of software and machine maintenance.  Exercise excellent organization, communication and interpersonal skills.

Volt is an equal opportunity employer.