Thermal & Mechanical Testing Technician  (ESA-ESTEC)


Sapienza Consulting is recruiting a Thermal & Mechanical Testing Technician who will be involved in all activities related to preparation, execution, and evaluation and reporting under the direct supervision of the Laboratory Manager.

Responsibilities of the Thermal & Mechanical Testing Technician

  • Support projects and external customers in the domain of thermal and mechanical experimental verification and environmental testing of small-scale space equipment in facilities of the Mechanical Systems Laboratory (MSL)
  • Support the development and the maintenance of the laboratory infrastructure and equipment
  • Ensure compliance with ISO 9001 for operational work and support the definition and maintenance of working (maintenance) procedures for the laboratory facilities
  • Make regular progress reports
  • Provide adequate documentation, covering all tasks above

Profile of the Thermal & Mechanical Testing Technician

  • At least 4 years of relevant professional experience;
  • A Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering or equivalent
  • Strong background in environmental testing and thermal verification by test
  • Proven experience in the area of testing with evidence of work in a laboratory and
    within a team of engineers and technicians
  • Specific knowledge and experience in vibration testing is an asset
  • Knowledge and experience of ISO 9001 and 17025 is an asset
  • Excellent knowledge of English, additional knowledge of another ESA member state language is desirable.
  • Candidates must be eligible to work in the EU.

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