NIAR Research Technician Teardown Mechanic

Job Order # Company Job Type Salary Location Application Deadline
10363666 Wichita State University Full Time $38,000-$60,000 Wichita, KS 06/01/2017
The research technician for the Aircraft Structural Testing and Evaluation Center (ASTEC) of the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will coordinate and assist with structural teardown activities for the center’s director, program managers and staff. Tasks will include: airframe disassembly, chemical coatings removal, and airframe visual inspection Minimum Education •High School Diploma Minimum Experience •Two (2) – 12 years related experience Knowledge, skills and abilities •Familiarity with aircraft structure, fasteners, and common hand tools •Ability to perform research in a laboratory setting. •Ability to operate engineering laboratory equipment. Required Licenses, Certificates & Registrations •US Citizenship required (work on US – ITAR programs) Preferred Education •Associates degree in related field Preferred Experience •Previous experience performing aircraft assembly/disassembly •Experience working in a research laboratory with engineering lab equipment. •Experience performing laboratory procedures according to identified established standards and requirements. •Experience providing quality control within a research laboratory. •Previous experience with removal of common aircraft coating systems (paint/primer) 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.

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