Test Engineer

Berthoud, CO
Full Time
Ursa Major’s team moves fast and does a lot with little. We are looking for a skilled, fast learning individual who can contribute to our test team. A test engineer at Ursa Major has responsibilities ranging from performing engine testing to designing the facility.
This role will report into the test team of Ursa Major, working directly with technicians and engineers

Primary Responsibilities

    • Perform rocket engine testing and data reviews
    • Perform facility and engine checkouts
    • Specify and procure valves, flow measurement devices and instrumentation
    • Design pressure systems and generate piping and instrumentation diagrams
    • Generate and update procedures
    • Plan and oversee facility maintenance and upgrades 


    • Bachelor’s degree in engineering or related field
    • Familiarity with data acquisition and controls systems
    • Working knowledge of and hands-on experience with fluid, mechanical, and electrical systems
    • Experience with hazardous operations and system safety
    • Strong project management and team leadership skills
    • Desire to take ownership and help wherever needed on the team 

Desirable Experience

    • Two or more years experience operating cryogenic or fuel systems
    • ASME B31.3 Process Piping and Section VIII Division 1 Pressure Vessel Training
    • Five or more years experience in the design and operation of propulsion test facilities
    • Experience with 3D CAD tools and data management
    • Working knowledge liquid oxygen and kerosene cryogenic rocket engines