Test Engineer - Bellevue, WA - RCS Corporation

Test Engineer – Bellevue, WA

Engineering - Nuclear

Job Type: Contract
Posted: 10/25/2022

Bellevue, Washington

RCS Corporation has an immediate need for a Test Engineer for our client in the Bellevue, WA areaThis is a 1-year contract opportunity with the potential of extension.

Who We Are

RCS Corporation is a certified Women-Owned Small Business (WOSB) specializing in the recruitment of professionals for best-of-class companies throughout the United States.  Since 1994, RCS recruits top talent for direct hire, temp-to-perm and contract staffing positions and provides customized payroll services. Our Recruiting Specialties consist of all Engineering Disciplines, Project Management, Project Controls, Information Technology, Energy Efficiency and Business Professionals.


The Test Engineer will have responsibility executing testing related such as test design, test component design, test documentation, and conducting the test. The Test Engineer will work closely with internal and external customers to ensure the testing meets requirements and is conducted in a timely manner.  The Test Engineer will work as part of a team of engineers and technicians to complete the testing activities. 


  • Assist in the drafting of test requirements, test designs and test procedures for experimental work.

  • Assist with data analysis and generate test reports.

  • Under the guidance of Senior Test Engineers, support the coordination of testing activities for setup and commissioning of experimental equipment.

  • Support continuous learning and application of nuclear industry best practices in order to maintain the highest quality of engineering design and proactively identify process change/enhancement opportunities. 


Key Qualifications and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in applicable field of Engineering

  • Five (5) years of relevant experience in a testing / research and development environment preferred.

  • Experience working in a laboratory environment.

  • Experience with post-processing and documenting experiments.

  • Experience with multiple types of testing (R&D, Acceptance, Validation, Qualification)

  • Ability to work with a multidisciplinary team of engineers and scientists in a research environment.

  • Ability to handle projects that include multiple objectives and ability to resolve conflicts between objectives.

  • Ability to work on multiple tasks concurrently during a given work week.

  • Excellent writing and communication skills.

  • Safety conscience.

  • Ability to work with minimum direction to solve challenging research and development problems.

  • The successful candidate will possess a high degree of trustworthiness and integrity, communicate openly and display respect and a desire to foster teamwork

Job Functions

Job Functions are physical actions and/or working conditions associated with the position.  These functions may also constitute essential functions for the job which the employee must be able to fulfill, with or without accommodation.  Information provided below is to help describe the job so that the applicant has a reasonable understanding of the job duties/expectations.  An applicant's ability to perform and/or tolerate these actions and conditions will be discussed and workplace accommodations may be made on a case-by-case basis following an individualized assessment of the applicant and other considerations, including but not limited to any governing safety standards.

  • Motor Abilities: Sitting and/or standing for extended periods, bending/stooping, grasping/gripping, fine motor control (hands)

  • Physical exertion and/or requirements: Minimal, with ability to safely lift up to 25 pounds

  • Ability to work in a laboratory setting with fluctuating temperatures

  • Repetitive work: Prolonged

  • Special Senses: Visual and audio focused work

  • Work Conditions: Stairs, typing/keyboard, standard and/or sitting working environment of >8 hrs./day 

  • Travel required: 0-5%


RCS is an equal opportunity employer that prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type. RCS recruits, hires, and promotes for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, national origin, citizenship status, disability, military status, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, sex, genetic information or age. All terms and conditions of employment such as compensation, benefits, work assignment, availability of facilities and privileges of employment are administered on the same basis of equality.
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