NIAR - Aviation research, design, testing, certification careers

Jobs

Want to join our team? If you are an intelligent, dedicated individual, we may have an opportunity for you. We are researchers, scientists, engineers, computer programmers, personnel specialists, accountants…you name it! Our team consists of nearly 200 full-time employees and 200 student assistants.


Students

We hire student assistants to work in our offices and labs on a regular basis. We are currently hiring students for the positions listed below. Click on the description to learn more about the position. Apply online and email your resume to the individual listed in the job description. Applications remain on file for six months.

Apply online!


Full-time


NOTICE OF LCA FILING
LCA # I-200-17179-701832

Notice of the Filing of a Labor Condition Application with the Employment and Training Administration.

  1. An H-1B nonimmigrant worker is being sought by Wichita State University through the filing of a Labor Condition Application (Form 9035) with the Employment and Training Administration of the U.S. Department of Labor.
  2. One such worker is being sought.
  3. This worker is being sought as a NIAR Research Engineer.
  4. An annual wage of $50,500 is being offered to this worker.
  5. The period of employment for which this worker is sought is from 09/14/2017 to 09/13/2020.
  6. The employment will occur at 1845 Fairmount St., Wichita, KS 67260.
  7. The Labor Condition Application is available for public inspection at the address above.

“Complaints alleging misrepresentation of material facts in the labor condition application and/or failure to comply with the terms of the Labor Condition Application may be filed with any office of the Wage and Hour Division of the United States Department of Labor.”


Research Level II Eddy Current Tecnician

Perform Non-Destructive Inspection on aircraft components, test articles, and detail parts using pre-approved procedures to identify cracks, corrosion, or mechanical damage. Direct and train undergraduate and graduate assistants in the performance of daily laboratory activities with the objective of achieving optimal quality control, process implementation and project performance. Review existing laboratory procedure to ensure they are viable and current.

Required Experience:
(1) Two (2) – 12 years related experience, Qualified to NAS 410 Level II minimum in Eddy Current Inspection.

Preferred Experience:
(1) Qualified to NAS 410 Level II minimum in Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, and Ultrasonic Inspection.
(2) Experience working in a research laboratory with engineering lab equipment.
(3) Experience performing laboratory procedures according to identified established standards and requirements.
(4) Experience providing quality control within a research laboratory.
(5) Previously certified Level II inspectors desired

How to apply: The initial step is to complete the WSU on-line application form at: http://wichita.edu/wsujobs


Research Technician Teardown Mechanic #1 - NIAR ASTEC

The research technician for the Aircraft Structural Testing and Evaluation Center (ASTEC) of the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will coordinate and assist with structural teardown activities for the center’s director, program managers and staff. Tasks will include: airframe disassembly, chemical coatings removal, and airframe visual inspection

Required Experience:
(1) Must have a High School diploma, (2) Must be a US citizen (work on US-ITAR programs), (3) Must have 2-12 years related work experience, (4) Must have familiarity with aircraft structure, fasteners, and common hand tools, (5) Must have the ability to perform research in a laboratory setting, (6) Must have the ability to operate engineering laboratory equipment.

Preferred Experience:
(1) Associates degree in a related field, (2) Previous experience performing aircraft assembly/disassembly, (3) Experience working in a research laboratory with engineering lab equipment, (4) Experience performing laboratory procedures according to identified established standards and requirements, (5) Experience providing quality control within a research laboratory, (6) Previous experience with removal of common aircraft coatings systems (paint/primer)

How to apply: The initial step is to complete the WSU on-line application form at: http://wichita.edu/wsujobs


Research Technician Teardown Mechanic #2 - NIAR ASTEC

The research technician for the Aircraft Structural Testing and Evaluation Center (ASTEC) of the National Institute for Aviation Research (NIAR) will coordinate and assist with structural teardown activities for the center’s director, program managers and staff. Tasks will include: airframe disassembly, chemical coatings removal, and airframe visual inspection

Required Experience:
(1) Must have a High School diploma, (2) Must be a US citizen (work on US-ITAR programs), (3) Must have 2-12 years related work experience, (4) Must have familiarity with aircraft structure, fasteners, and common hand tools, (5) Must have the ability to perform research in a laboratory setting, (6) Must have the ability to operate engineering laboratory equipment.

Preferred Experience:
(1) Associates degree in a related field, (2) Previous experience performing aircraft assembly/disassembly, (3) Experience working in a research laboratory with engineering lab equipment, (4) Experience performing laboratory procedures according to identified established standards and requirements, (5) Experience providing quality control within a research laboratory, (6) Previous experience with removal of common aircraft coatings systems (paint/primer)

How to apply: The initial step is to complete the WSU on-line application form at: http://wichita.edu/wsujobs


NIAR Research Inspection Technician

Perform Non-Destructive Inspection on aircraft components, test articles, and detail parts using pre-approved procedures to identify cracks, corrosion, or mechanical damage. Direct and train undergraduate and graduate assistants in the performance of daily laboratory activities with the objective of achieving optimal quality control, process implementation and project performance. Review existing laboratory procedure to ensure they are viable and current.

Required Experience:
(1) Two (2) – 12 years related experience, Qualified to NAS 410 Level II minimum in Eddy Current Inspection.

Preferred Experience:
(1) Qualified to NAS 410 Level II minimum in Fluorescent Liquid Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, and Ultrasonic Inspection.
(2) Experience working in a research laboratory with engineering lab equipment.
(3) Experience performing laboratory procedures according to identified established standards and requirements.
(4) Experience providing quality control within a research laboratory.
(5) Previously certified Level II inspectors desired

How to apply: The initial step is to complete the WSU on-line application form at: http://wichita.edu/wsujobs


Wichita State University does not discriminate in its employment practices, educational programs or activities on the basis of age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, marital status, national origin, political affiliation, pregnancy, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, or status as a veteran. Retaliation against an individual filing or cooperating in a complaint process is also prohibited. Sexual misconduct, relationship violence and stalking are forms of sex discrimination and are prohibited under Title IX of the Education Amendments Act of 1972. Complaints or concerns related to alleged discrimination may be directed to the Director of Equal Opportunity or the Title IX Coordinator, Wichita State University, 1845 Fairmount, Wichita KS 67260-0138; telephone (316) 978-3187. Offers of employment are contingent upon completion of a satisfactory criminal background check as required by Board of Regents policy.

Wichita State University
Site Search Site Search