At World View, we strive to be a responsible technology leader in the collection, analysis, and delivery of actionable information gathered by our strategically placed arrays of persistent sensors in the stratosphere.
We provide on-demand, scheduled, and historical aerial data and analytics from sensors deployed to the stratosphere with persistent coverage, higher resolution, and increased value over traditional aerial and space imagery sources.
The Launch Operations Technician will be responsible for the safe and successful launch of stratospheric balloons. They will contribute to pre and post launch activities including documentation of records and processes and the retrieval of flight equipment and hardware.
Participate and lead teams in all aspects of the balloon launching process
Recovery of flight hardware and balloon equipment
Regular maintenance of ground support equipment and vehicles
Manage work records, vehicle maintenance and repair logs, inspection forms, checklists, and processes
Travel to remote locations for up to 3 weeks within the US or abroad
2 year college degree or equivalent mechanical of avionics experience
Experience with basic machine shop tools and machines such as hand and power tools, industrial sewing machines, load cells, pressure gauges, etc.
Knowledge of safety practices in an industrial environment
Ability to perform in high pressure situations in dangerous gaseous environments
Ability to perform strenuous physical activities including walking, climbing, bending, and lifting 50lbs or more
Prior experience in the stratospheric balloon launch industry
Ability to obtain a Class A Commercial Drivers License and Hazmat endorsement
What We Offer
Work alongside experts in emerging technology
Full benefits including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life Insurance, etc.
Modern office with kitchen, exercise area, amazing views, and more!
Please note this job description is not designed to contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
World View is an Equal Opportunity Employer. This company does not discriminate in employment and personnel practices based on race, sex, age, handicap, religion, national origin or any other basis prohibited by applicable law. Hiring, transferring and promotion practices are performed without regard to the above listed items.