Launch Operations Technician

Tucson, AZ

 

 

Company Overview

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.

 

Job Description

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.

Role Responsibilities

  • 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

 

Qualifications

  • 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

 

Bonus Points

  • 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.

 

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