• Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-FL-Jupiter
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Test Engineer to join our growing team. This position is to design and implement the tests conducted on customer products by creating the technical road map that satisfies the customer requirements. Works closely with Test Technicians and customers and acts as the technical guide as the program moves through each phase.


    • Designs and implements functional hydraulic/pneumatic test rigs and systems that support safe, accurate, and efficient test execution often requiring 2D schematics, 3D models, and drawings for fabrication using AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks.
    • Utilizes sensors, module based software (e.g. DASYLab), and control theory to develop complete data acquisition and control systems.
    • Maintains in-depth knowledge of test standards, product test procedures, and instrumentation
    • Works closely with Test Technicians to observe and record test setup, progression, and results
    • Organizes and documents data for each assigned project in the project’s test log
    • Interacts with customers during the testing process, periodically assists with troubleshooting and development and schedule modifications
    • Researches and orders equipment based on immediate needs while maintaining facility standards.
    • Conducts commissioning and/or testing of systems, especially for large, complex, or unique programs
    • Leads troubleshooting efforts required during commissioning phase of test program
    • Utilizes facility resources including liquid and gaseous nitrogen, propane, compressed air, and cooling water
    • Maintains client confidentiality at all times

    Skills / Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering plus four (4) to six (6) years of non-test related engineering experience or two (2) years of experience in a test environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience
    • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Ability to maintain professional candor at all times and remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs Strong and effective interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
    • Ability to interface with clients to determine their needs and provide a satisfactory outcome
    • Experience working with Quality Management Systems (i.e. ISO 17025 and ITAR Regulations) and Trade Compliance Regulations (i.e. ITAR or EAR) is desired but not required
    • Proven ability to create and maintain strong professional relationships built on trust
    • Ability to interpret and adhere to the requirements of customer specifications
    • Independent thought and problem solving abilities including mechanical creativity and resourcefulness
    • Ambition to be productive individually and as part of a team
    • Exhibit professional sense of organization, cleanliness, and presentation

    This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services. U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Office of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.



    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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