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RESEARCH ENGINEER II

University of Alabama at Birmingham

University of Alabama at Birmingham

Durham, NC, USA
Posted on Wednesday, July 26, 2023
RESEARCH ENGINEER II - (T209154)

Description

The University of Alabama (UAB) Engineering and Technology Development (EITD) department https://www.uab.edu/engineering/eitd/ is seeking a project engineer to join our team. This position will provide the opportunity to work as part of a multi-discipline engineering team that specializes in the development of cold stowage systems for use in microgravity and space exploration. The systems developed by our team provide researchers with a means of preserving experiments in a thermally controlled environment onboard the International Space Station, as well as onboard launch and landing vehicles.

  • Primary responsibilities will include the review and analysis of performance data, review performance, interface, and safety requirements, development of procedures and operations plans, and real-time interaction with NASA flight-support counterparts to provide operational overviews and troubleshooting support, as needed.
  • Other responsibilities will include general support for the multi-disciplinary engineering team, in areas such as project documentation, hardware testing and data analysis, and safety and interface requirements verification.
  • Work nights and weekends, as necessary, to support real time flight operations. Travel to support testing and launch/return activities for approx. 7-day periods, 5-10 trips per year possible.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.

(Annual Salary: $67,070 - $108,990)

Qualifications

Bachelor's degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering and four (4) years of related experience required. Work experience may NOT substitute for education requirement

Primary Location

: University

Job Category

: Scientific Research

Organization

: 440002000 Engineering & Innovative Tech Develop

Employee Status

: Regular
Shift: Day/1st Shift
Work Arrangement (final schedule to be determined by the department/hiring manager): Onsite