Harris Corporation Mechanical Engineer - Environmental Test in Palm Bay, Florida

Mechanical Engineer - Environmental Test 10/22/18--Mechanical, EngineeringUSA - FL - Palm Bay




Job ID: SIS20181707-25978


Job Title: Mechanical Engineer - Environmental Test

Job Code: SIS20181707-25978

Job Location: Palm, Bay, FL

Job Description:

This is a hands-on testing position and requires knowledge in the area of experimental dynamics techniques and procedures. Supporting activities will include:

  • Coordination, preparation, and execution of environmental testing projects varying in complexity from development to final product qualification testing.

  • Responsible for the vibration testing of unfurl-able reflectors and solid dish space antenna products. This includes both subassembly and system level assemblies.

  • Capture and address nonconformance using root cause corrective action methodology.

  • Required to diagnose and troubleshoot instrumentation, sensors, and data acquisition systems.

  • Support testing operating electro-dynamic shakers, shock test simulators, drop testers and data collection activities in lab and off-site locations.

  • Responsible for conducting pyrotechnic shock and frequency response measurements for structural characterization.

  • Competency fulfilling a leadership role in the investigation, identification, and resolution efforts in the field of mechanical shock and vibrations.

  • Strong understanding of signal processing techniques and measurements best practices.

  • Application of various experimental dynamics testing techniques such as FRF analysis, modal analysis, order analysis, transfer path analysis (TPA), and operating deflection shape analysis (ODS).

  • Generation of test reports following test activities.


  • 4+ years of experience with Master’s degree in Mechanical engineering with focus in experimental dynamics, or equivalent.

Preferred Additional Skills

  • Ability to lead a team up to 10 people on test activities

  • Ability to work up to 15 feet on an elevated platform

  • Organizational, verbal and written communication skills

  • Computer skills including: MS Windows and office products (excel, PowerPoint, word, and project), and MATLAB

  • Strong sense of responsibility, ownership and follow-through

  • Team player, pro-active, and customer oriented with a sense of urgency to accomplish a given task or goal

  • Possess a high level of initiative and willingness to learn

  • Experience with process improvement tools including Lean Six Sigma, 5S or Kaizen

Security Clearances

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain one. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

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Harris is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local law.

Candidates will support Environment, Health and Safety by fulfilling the Harris EHS Policy, complying with Harris EHS programs and applicable regulations, and striving for continual EHS improvement.

Job Profile Matching Criteria:

ExpertiseEngineering, --Mechanical

LocationUSA - FL - Palm Bay