Vibration-Acoustic Engineer

Location US-OH-Sandusky
Posted Date 2 weeks ago(4/23/2021 9:15 AM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Type of Position
Regular Full-Time
Visa Requirements
Citizen only


The Space Environments Complex at the NASA Glenn Research Center, Neil A. Armstrong Test Facility in Sandusky, Ohio is searching for an engineer to maintain, setup, and operate a large mechanical vibration facility (a sine sweep shaker table) and a large reverberant acoustic test facility.


  1. Directly operates and/or directs others in operating facility equipment.

  2. Perform setup of test hardware, pre-test checks and verifications, and/or other test preparations as required prior to testing and post-test data logging, teardowns, test reconfigurations, etc.
  3. Assist in the development of checksheets and standard operating procedures for operation, setup, and maintenance of facility equipment and test hardware.
  4. Create work instructions, job hazards analysis and safe plans of action.
  5. Consult with engineers and technicians regarding test planning and execution.


  1. Requires, as a minimum, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Engineering (e.g. Mechanical, Aerospace, etc.) or related field.

  2. Strong interest in developing skills surrounding aerospace vibration-acoustic testing.

  3. Knowledge of typical vibration-acoustic related or industrial instrumentation and/or data acquisition systems; i.e. strain gauges, accelerometers, microphones, pressure transducers, etc.

  4. Background or familiarity with industrial control systems, hydraulic systems and/or cryogenics.

  5. Knowledge and skills using personal computers and Microsoft Office products.

  6. Use own judgment and decisions to allow continuity of work flow, and organize time and assignments to properly prioritize efforts for maximum effectiveness.


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