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Test Director (ADV0003JO)

Company: Aerodyne Industries
Location: Houston
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

Aerodyne IndustriesJob Description: Aerodyne Industries is a dynamic, rapidly growing engineering and information technology services firm headquarteredon Florida's exciting Space Coast. With locations throughout the US, we take pride in delivering small business agility with large corporation capabilities. Our list of clients count on us to prepare NASA's Missio ns to the Moon and Mars and to defend our nation supporting the Missile Defense Agency and Department of Defense. Join the adventure of a lifetime by becoming a teammate with Aerodyne Industries and work on projects that will define our future. The Test Director will: - Perform all associated duties as a test director, as allowed by certification, for a myriad of testing supporting the Crew and Thermal Systems Division at JSC. - Direct, coordinate, and exercise functional authority for planning, organizing, control, integration, and completion of tests to satisfy NASA system requirements. - Perform all functional duties of a test director to include requirements definition, test planning and development, scheduling & coordination with internal & external support agencies, cost estimation, risk assessment & mitigation, test buildup design & approval, directing test execution, and summary reporting. - Develop test documentation to include plans, detailed test procedures, hazard analyses, emergency procedures, area notifications, schedules, test manning & certification documents, and closeout summary reports. - Develop and brief presentations regarding test readiness to the Test Readiness Review Board. - Maintain credibility and good customer rapport, as required, to perform successfully as a test director. - Adhere to appropriate safety, quality, and environmental practice, as well as business ethics practices. - Serve as project manager for major test buildups to include schedule integration and budget tracking. - Develop recovery plans and corrective actions to overcome challenges. - Overcome off-nominal conditions and adverse situations while maintaining tests and projects on schedule and budget. - Work shifts outside of normal business hours and on weekends, as required, to support long-duration tests. - Perform other duties as required.Job Requirements: This position has been posted at multiple levels. Depending on the candidate's experience, requirements, and business needs, we reserve the right to consider candidates at any level for which this position has been advertised. - BS degree in engineering from an accredited engineering school. - Requires experience in a leadership role directing the work of others. - Must have proven experience exemplifying strong leadership qualities and exceptional oral and written communication skills. - Must demonstrate the ability and desire to take charge of situations under adverse conditions.Preferences: - Degree in Electrical, Mechanical, or Aerospace Engineering. - Experience in thermal-vacuum testing or other environmental testing is ideal. - A background in testing, and/or in working in a stressful, high visibility work environment is desirable. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status .Location: Johnson Space Center - Houston, TX 77058 US (Primary)Clearance Required: NoneShift Type: Education: Bachelor's DegreeCareer Level: Entry Level Less than 2 yearsCategory: EngineeringDate Needed By: Job Type: Full-timeTravel: PI177620015

Keywords: Aerodyne Industries, Houston , Test Director (ADV0003JO), Executive , Houston, Texas

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