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Military Vehicle Stress Test Engineer (582)

Location : San Jose, CA
Job Type : Temp/Contract
Reference Code : 04569
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 5
Required Education : Engineering Degree
Job Category : Manufacturing-Engineering

Job Description :

Job Title Military Vehicle Stress Test Engineer
Location San Jose, CA
Job Number 582/4569
Residency US Citizens Only
Clearance Clearance Apply for after start
Duration 6-9 months
Pay Rate $60.50/hr
Per diem Yes split available that can net about 1000 extra per month to cover lodging; also a per diem for travel from San Jose will be offered
Overtime Unknown details at interview; 25% travel South of San Jose
Shifts Every other Fri is off (9x80)


We are searching for a Military Vehicle test engineer who will be conducting lab testing of vehicles as well as field test 2.5 hours from our main site, monthly.  The test will vary from Environmental testing, to test analysis, for both hardware and software parts/components worthiness to be unleashed into real in combat environments. 


Daily work will include setting up testing requirements/test plan development, test designing, field testing, etc.  Much of the work will revolve around Environmental testing of vehicles for temperature extremes, shock/vibration, air flow profiling, dampness, interior systems testing like hydraulics, electronics, weapons system testing, radiographic/navigation and surveillance testing, etc.  Candidate will provide manufacturing in-process functional, environmental qualification, environmental stress screening (ESS), formal qualification (FQT), and acceptance (ATP) testing.



*5+ years  as a Mechanical Engineer developing/executing hardware or vehicular test plans, reports and conducting readiness reviews.

*Strong hands on, integration and test, test equipment setup, maintenance and fault isolation diagnostics, electrical troubleshooting tools; lab and remote lab setup skills

*Good skills in Environmental Screening testing (shock/thermal/hydraulic/HALT)

*Able to travel to on site testing location 2+ hrs south of San Jose, as long as one month at a time

Able to gain a Secret Clearance upon starting, which requires US Citizenship




*Experience testing of tracked or wheeled military vehicles such as M2 BFV, M7 BFIST, M270 MLRS, ACV 1.1, particularly veterans supporting these vehicles overseas, are encouraged to apply.

*Instrumentation/data acquisition/Sensor testing skills; CAN Bus and/or MIL-STD-1553 Bus experience

*Test fixture design using CREO/Pro/E or modeling skills.

*Advanced data processing, analysis skills using MATLAB


CSS Supplied Benefits:

*Five medical plans to choose from

*Optical and dental plan offerings

*Direct deposit payroll

*Overtime paid at time and 1/2 over 40 hours
*Per diem may be available for out of town contractors



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