Structural Test Engineer

Job Locations US-MD-West Bethesda
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Defense Mission & Health Solutions


As a Structural Test Engineer, you will work within a government - contractor team planning and executing tests of full scale naval platforms and test articles.


This is a full time onsite position in West Bethesda MD


What you will do:

Responsible test planning, design preparation, coordination, and execution of testing events including full ship tests.  Planning and coordination will include test schedules (milestones and deliverables), tasks broken out to WBS, cost estimation, and identification of resource such as equipment, labor, and specialized skillsets.  Other planning tasks include Site Surveys and identification and selection of specialized sensors, acquisition, recording and other instrumentation necessary to perform structural testing. Test execution support includes instrumentation installation and test, real-time data acquisition support, and operational test support.


BS in Mechanical Engineering, Test Engineering, and 5+ years of experience in the planning and execution of platform structural tests.  Requires a background in structural test planning, coordination, execution support, instrumentation support, and documentation.  Experience with naval platform shock and deep submergence testing a plus.

Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our employees do the can’t be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

Target Salary Range

$86,000 - $138,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.


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