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Lead Mechanical Test Engineer 4


Park City, UT, US, 84098

Business Unit:  Systems and Support
Function:  Engineering

Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.

Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.




We are currently seeking a Lead Mechanical Test Engineer 4 for our Park City, UT Location. The Mechanical Test Engineer is a member of the Gear Systems Test Group and is the primary contributor to the analysis, design, and development of complex equipment used in testing aerospace gearboxes and actuators.




  • Design, develop, validate, and trouble shoot mechanical test stands, typically for high-speed gearboxes and high-force actuation systems.
  • Work closely with Design Engineering and Customer to ensure test systems meet contract requirements, statement of work, and specifications.  Designs to include drawings, schematics, CAD modeling, tolerance analysis, stress analysis, assembly planning, and Bill of Materials management.
  • Work with technicians for setup, trouble shooting, repair, upgrade, and assist with maintenance services in support of engineering and manufacturing test equipment.
  • Write test plans, procedures, and reports based on industry test standards per customer requirements and applicable specs to perform structural, environmental and performance tests.
  • Generate support documentation of test stands including functional diagrams, specifications, performance capability, trouble shooting guidelines, and maintenance plans.
  • Conduct design reviews and test readiness reviews with internal and external customers.




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, or related engineering field with ten years experience in aircraft mechanical component system testing.
  • Experience in the direct design of test stands including high-speed rotating machinery, hydraulic drive and load systems, pneumatic systems, electric motors, and variable-speed motor drives.
  • Experience with sensors for the measurement of pressure, temperature, flow rate, load, torque, speed, displacement and vibration.
  • Knowledge of safety guidelines related to test stand design and operation.
  • Understanding of environmental qualification standards such as DO-160 or MIL-STD-810.
  • Demonstrated experience with CAD software.
  • Experience using industry drafting and design standards, including latest ASME Y14.5 Geometrical Dimensioning and Tolerancing usage.
  • Analytical experience to determine static and dynamic stresses is required.
  • Familiarity with gaging and understanding of range and accuracy.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal communication with experience authoring test procedures and reports and working with internal and external customers to verify that design, procedures, and reports meet program requirements.
  • Work effectively in a team environment and maintain flexibility to take on tasks outside their direct responsibility.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage and support Project Engineering and Project Schedules.
  • Ability to manage multiple, complex tasks and the drive to follow task to a successful outcome. Capability to work efficiently and accurately, with an attention to detail, and the discipline to self-manage.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Please be aware that the Company requires all employees to be vaccinated for COVID-19.  This position will require the successful candidate to obtain OR show proof of a vaccination.  The Company is an equal opportunity employer, and will provide reasonable accommodation to those individuals who are unable to be vaccinated consistent with federal, state, and local law.

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Nearest Major Market: Salt Lake City