Element Materials Technology

  • Test Engineer

    Job Locations US-FL-Jupiter
  • Overview

    Element has an opportunity for a Test Engineer to design and implement the tests conducted on customer products by creating the technical road map that satisfies the customer requirements. Works closely with Test Technicians and customers and acts as the technical guide as the programs move through each phase.



    • Leads engineering efforts related to complex aerospace product qualification test programs
    • Designs and implements functional test rigs and systems that support safe, accurate, and efficient test execution often requiring 2D schematics, 3D models, and drawings for fabrication using AutoCAD and/or SolidWorks
    • Provides regular technical and schedule adherence updates to customer liaisons and Department Manager
    • Understands and controls all technical aspects of the test programs
    • Utilizes sensors, module based software (e.g. DASYLab), and control theory to develop complete data acquisition and control systems
    • Maintains in-depth knowledge of test standards, product test procedures, and instrumentation
    • Works closely with Test Technicians to observe and record test setup, progression, and results. Organizes and documents data for each assigned project in the project’s test log
    • Interacts with customers during the testing process, periodically assists with troubleshooting and development and schedule modifications
    • Researches and orders equipment based on immediate needs while maintaining facility standards
    • Conducts commissioning and/or testing of systems, especially for large, complex, or unique programs
    • Leads troubleshooting efforts required during commissioning phase of test program
    • Utilizes facility resources including fuel, liquid and gaseous nitrogen, propane, compressed air, and cooling water
    • Produces high quality written test reports that detail test processes and results to meet client expectations, applicable standards, and are appropriate for their intended audience. This includes selecting photographs, drawings, sketches, diagrams, and charts to be included in publications
    • Applies the principals of 5S (Sort, Set In Order, Shine, Standardize, and Sustain) in the performance of daily work responsibilities to ensure a clean, orderly, and safe work are
    • Abides by and ensures that all duties are performed in accordance with all Safety, Health, and Environmental (SHE), Trade Compliance, and Quality practices, policies, and regulations
      Maintains customer confidentiality at all times

    Skills / Qualifications

    To perform this position successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    • Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical or Aeronautical Engineering from a four year college or university
    • Two (2) to four (4) years of non-test related engineering experience or one (1) year of experience in a test environment; or equivalent combination of education and experience

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:

    • The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to fifty (50) pounds.
    • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to walk, sit, stand, use hands to handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, hear, climb or balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

    Other Skills required:

    • Self-disciplined and self-motivated
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Applications (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Ability to maintain professional candor at all times and remain calm when faced with mounting pressure related to deadlines and multiple priorities
    • Well-developed verbal and written communication skills to meet a variety of communication needs. Strong and effective interpersonal skills that foster open upward and downward communication built on mutual respect
    • Ability to interface with customers to determine their needs and provide a satisfactory outcome
    • Experience working with Quality Management Systems (i.e. ISO 17025 and ITAR Regulations) and Trade
    • Compliance Regulations (i.e. ITAR or EAR) is desired but not required
    • Proven ability to create and maintain strong professional relationships built on trust
    • Ability to interpret and adhere to the requirements of customer specifications
    • Independent thought and problem solving abilities including mechanical creativity and resourcefulness
    • Ambition to be productive individually and as part of a team
    • Exhibit professional sense of organization, cleanliness, and presentation
    • Customer Focus
    • Highly organized
    • Detail oriented

    NOTE:  This position requires access to export-controlled commodities, technical data, technology, software, and services.  U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a)(3), or U.S. Government export authorization is required. Any offer of employment is contingent upon the employer obtaining the necessary export authorization, including, if required, an export license from the U.S. Department of Commerce’s Bureau of Industry and Security, the U.S. Department of State’s Directorate of Defense Trade Controls, or other applicable government agency.

    Company Overview

    We are Element, one of the fastest growing testing, inspection, certification and calibration businesses in the world.


    We deliver critical services in Materials Testing, Product Qualification Testing, Certification, Device Calibration and Advisory Services to the Aerospace, Oil and Gas, Transportation, Industrials, Fire and Building product, Infrastructure and other leading sectors, where failure in service is simply not an option.


    Everything we do helps our customers to build better products; get their products to market on time; save them time and money; and minimize the risk associated with product development and production.


    Our mission is simple: to be the best testing partner in the world and together we strive towards a common vision of becoming the world’s most trusted testing partner.


    We have four values that we strive to live by every single day.

    • Safety - We keep our colleagues and visitors safe
    • Integrity - We act honestly and fairly to do the right thing
    • Excellence - We set new standards of excellence in everything we do
    • Partnership - We work together for the benefit of our customers

    When combined with our mission and vision, the ethos this creates, enables Element to deliver one thing. CERTAINTY.  We exist to help make certain that the materials and products we test, inspect, certify and calibrate for our customers are safe, quality, compliant and fit for purpose.

    Diversity Statement

    At Element, we always take pride in putting our people first. We are an equal opportunity employer that recognizes diversity and inclusion as fundamental to our Vision of becoming “the world’s most trusted testing partner”.


    All suitably qualified candidates will receive consideration for employment on the basis of objective work related criteria and without regard for the following: race, colour, age, religion, gender, national origin, disability, and/or protected veteran status, or other characteristics in accordance with the applicable governing laws.


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