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Senior Test & Evaluation Engineer - Structural Dynamics Lab

Company: BOEING
Location: Fall City
Posted on: September 24, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description

At Boeing, we innovate and collaborate to make the world a better place. From the seabed to outer space, you can contribute to work that matters with a company where diversity, equity and inclusion are shared values. We're committed to fostering an environment for every teammate that's welcoming, respectful and inclusive, with great opportunity for professional growth. Find your future with us.

The Boeing Company is looking for a Senior Test & Evaluation Engineer - Structural Dynamics Lab to join our team in Tukwila, WA. This position will support test planning and execution activities in the field of Vibration, Shock, Acoustics, and other environmental testing for all Boeing Commercial Airplanes (BCA) and Boeing Defense, Space and Security (BDS) products.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Perform structural Dynamic / Vibration testing on airplanes & airplane components, including data acquisition, digital signal processing, and modal analysis
  • Flight testing of experimental aircraft (ground & flight) requiring ability to attain flight medical clearance for flying on test aircraft
  • Perform Test Engineer duties including sensor placement, wire routing, hardware/computer setup, test teardown in environments including laboratory, flight line, manufacturing floor, aircraft on the ground and aircraft in-flight
  • Execute structural dynamic testing including Shock Test, Drop Test, Vibro-Acoustic Test, Fixed-Base Shaker Test and Static Engine Test
  • Develops and documents test methods, procedures, and instrumentation to ensure repeatability and productivity
  • Develops data processing tools and algorithms and approves data prior to delivery to customer.
  • Develops and documents test safety procedures
  • Develops new unique test methods
  • Performs correlation of modal analysis data vs analytical data
  • Develops statement of work, budgets, and test plans accordingly
  • Traveling by flight to remote test locations, foreign and domestic, for two or more weeks at a time, up to 20% per year
  • Trains others and work under minimal supervision This position allows telecommuting. The selected candidate will be required to perform some work onsite at one of the listed location options.

    This position requires the ability to obtain a U.S. Security Clearance for which the U.S. Government requires U.S. Citizenship. An interim and/or final U.S. Secret Clearance Post-Start is required.

    Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
    • Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, mathematics, physics or chemistry.
    • Experience or a basic understanding of Shock and Vibration testing principles
    • 5+ years of experience working with modal analysis
    • Experience working with digital signal processing (DSP) systems
    • Experience in Noise and Vibration technical competencies
    • Experience/knowledge of signal analysis in both time and frequency domains
    • Experience with programming languages (MATLAB, Python, LabView, etc.) Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
      • Experience with CAD Design
      • Programming experience in C++, Labview, Siemens (LMS) Test Lab Typical Education/Experience:

        Bachelor's degree and typically 9 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a Master's degree with typically 7 or more years' experience in an engineering classification or a PhD degree with typically 4 or more years' experience in an engineering classification.

        Bachelor, Master or Doctorate of Science degree from an accredited course of study, in engineering, computer science, mathematics, physics or chemistry. ABET is the preferred, although not required, accreditation standard.


        This position offers relocation based on candidate eligibility.

        Drug Free Workplace:

        Boeing is a Drug Free Workplace where post offer applicants and employees are subject to testing for marijuana, cocaine, opioids, amphetamines, PCP, and alcohol when criteria is met as outlined in our policies.


        This position is for 1 st shift.


        This is a union-represented position.

        Equal Opportunity Employer:

        Boeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.

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