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LAUNCH TECHNICIAN, INSTRUMENTATION

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1 Rocket Rd
Hawthorne, CA 90250

Overview :

In an era when most technology based products follow a path of ever-increasing capability and reliability while simultaneously reducing costs, launch vehicles today are little changed from those of 40 years ago. SpaceX aims to change this paradigm by developing a family of launch vehicles which will ultimately reduce the cost and increase the reliability of space access by a factor of ten. …

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LAUNCH TECHNICIAN, INSTRUMENTATION

Cape Canaveral, FL, US

 

SpaceX - Full-Time | Job date : 07-06-2018

Description

SpaceX was founded under the belief that a future where humanity is out exploring the stars is fundamentally more exciting than one where we are not. Today SpaceX is actively developing the technologies to make this possible, with the ultimate goal of enabling human life on Mars.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

 

Install and terminate wiring to pad instrumentation and data acquisition systems

Install connectors, connector pins, terminals and lugs

Perform continuity checks, locate and correct wiring errors using measuring instruments such as ohmmeters and voltage calibrators

Perform work in support of fellow technicians and engineering employees using shop assembly equipment and hand tools

Collaborate with design engineers to troubleshoot failures and issues derived from test data

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

 

High school diploma or GED

Professional experience working with instrumentation such as transducers, accelerometers, and thermocouples

PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:

 

Experience with ISO 9000 standards

2+ years of professional, hands-on experience working with launch site instrumentation

Previous SpaceX launch site work experience

Professional experience working in a clean room

Previous experience with surface-mount technology

Ability to rapidly change roles and responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment

Aptitude for learning basic direct current electrical theory

Ability to work with design engineers to develop and document various set-up procedures

Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook)

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

 

Must pass the Cape Canaveral Air Force Station background check

Ability to work any shift required

Willingness to travel

Ability to work effectively in a high-stress, team environment

Ability to lift heavy objects is required (35 lbs)

Ability to work at elevated heights

Ability to work in extreme outdoor environments – heat, cold, rain

Ability to work in small spaces as flight hardware is typically built in tight quarters and physical dexterity is required

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This company does NOT accept candidates from outside recruiting firms. Agency contacts are not welcome.