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Wichita State University* NIAR Research Engineer - CONSULTANT in Dallas, Texas

This job was posted by https://www.kansasworks.com : For more information, please see: https://www.kansasworks.com/ada/r/jobs/11403859 Posting Number:21-00083-UP/FA PostPosition Title:NIAR Research Engineer - CONSULTANTPosition Number:CONSULTANT - NONEMPLOYEEFull Time**Summary of Responsibilities**This position supports various diverse customer programs as an Instrumentation Engineer. The successful applicant will demonstrate a successful record of taking ownership and overseeing aircraft instrumentation systems. Primary tasks involve designing test instrumentation and systems and supporting these designs through installation, checkout and flight testing. These designs will mainly be in support aircraft modifications and related activities. Some travel may be required.**Minimum Education**High School Diploma or equivalent by date of hire**Minimum Experience*** Six (6) years of related experience. Every 30 hours of college coursework can be substituted for one (1) year of experience.**US Export Compliance Requirement**This position requires access to EAR or ITAR controlled technologies. Applicants are required to be eligible for employment under U.S. export control laws and must meet the requirement of being a U.S. Citizen . Information will need to be collected in this regard, but will only be used to ensure compliance with U.S. export control laws. The University does not discriminate in its hiring practices and shall ensure compliance with all federal and state laws in the collection and reviews of such information collected.**Knowledge, skills and abilities*** Experience designing instrumentation installations, systems, displays and data delivery methods* Experience producing engineering drawings and reports* Experience working in a flight test environment* Familiarity with CATIA V5* Familiarity with data archival methods and ground station operations* Understanding of aircraft maintenance and systems* Experience with Microsoft Office (word, excel, PowerPoint).* Excellent writing and communication skills* Comprehensive understanding of the types of both digital and analog instrumentation available, and hands-on experience using these.**Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations**NA**Additional Information**All employees of Wichita State University are expected to support the WSU Vision, Mission and Values and foster an environment of diversity in culture, thought and experience.Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, ancestry, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran.Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.LocationWichita, KS - Other Wichita LocationProposed Salary or Hourly Rate:Commensurate with ExperienceEligible for Shift Differential:NoBenefits Eligible:Yes**Preferred Education*** Bachelor's Degree in Electrical Engineering, EET, or related field* Preferred Experience* Software development experience in support of the above* Familiarity with FAA and/or NASA standards* Four (4) years' experience with aircraft instrumentation**Regular Hours of Work:**Typically 40 hours, 8:00 5:00 Monday Friday; Domestic travel, up to 20%, may be required**Environmental Factors*** Frequent exposure to general shop conditions and machine noise* Frequent exposure to seasonal weather* Occasional exposure to flammables, toxic or corrosive chemicals, acids, adhesives, compressed gases, liquid coatings, and lubricants**Responsibility / Duty*** Provides deliverables and outputs for the organization, including master parameter lists, instrumentation and experimental equipment specifications and functional diagrams, selection of measuring devices and equipment, power schemes, aircraft interfaces and tap-offs. Formally released documentation and drawings include wire diagrams, calibrations and system maintenance and operational materials.Importance(E) EssentialPercentage40%* Supports the designs by providing liaison to the shop floor and leading / assisting with troubleshooting as appropriate.Importance(E) EssentialPercentage20%* Works closely with other engineers and test operations staff in establishing requirements and providing them with timely and accurate data.Importance(E) EssentialPercentage20%* Provides instrumentation support for test rigs, hot benches and other ground-based articles. Completes and oversees projects and programs that span the entire life-cycle of aerospace design and development.Importance(E) EssentialPercentage20%**This is not a complete description. For full job description, see https://jobs.wichita.edu/postings/19934**

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