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PROPULSION TECHNICIAN (FALCON 9) – 2ND SHIFT
Responsible for cleaning of hardware, tools, valves, and regulators
Troubleshoot failure modes and provide photo documentation and feedback to engineering
Use computer network systems, as well as test units as described in the test instruction and acceptance test plans
Accept or reject test units based on calculated test data and results
Perform work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions
Accurately record daily work completion to report to the lead technician
Responsible for maintaining a professional and neat work area
High school diploma or equivalency certificate
1+ years of experience in a manufacturing, military, or automotive environment
PREFERRED SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE:
2+ years of professional assembly experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience soldering components to J-STD-001 requirements
5S knowledge and experience
High attention to detail in order to ensure safety and accuracy of testing procedures
Previous interaction and correspondence with support engineers
Embodies team mentality; coachable and reliable
Experience with mechanical and electrical systems
Strong mathematical, basic computer, problem solving, decision making skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills
The ability to work independently or as part of a team, meet aggressive schedules, operate and understand readouts on standard cell instrumentation
Ability to make full use of computer network systems
Experience in the aerospace industry
Must be willing to work all shifts, overtime, and/or weekends as needed
2nd shift hours is from approximately (3:30 PM - 2:00 AM)
Must be able to lift at least 25 lbs. unassisted
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.
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