Mechanical Technicians

Phoenix, AZ

Posted: 07/09/2019 Employment Type: Direct Industry: Engineering Job Number: 80226
Mechanical technician on the mechanical build and processing of spacecraft and structures as assigned. The candidate will acquire necessary skills on-the-job under the tutelage of principal level technicians and engineers. The candidate should be able to support mechanical leads and engineers with the installation of extremely fragile space hardware onto space vehicles and additionally have the ability to proactively identify issues, escalate to appropriate channels, and suggest solutions to engineering for review.

The desired candidate should have team building skills, leadership skills, organizational skills, personal skills, and a strong follow-through can do attitude.

The selected candidate will be required to support spacecraft and spacecraft subsystem testing which includes but is not limited to vibration, acoustic, propulsion, thermal vacuum, and thermal cycle testing as assigned.
Successful candidates MUST have a current TS/SCI clearance, excellent attitude and 2+ years of experience.
 
Understanding of Clean Room requirements, Hazardous Material Handling, Hazardous Operations protocols, and related operational protocols. - The ability to support and maintain work areas up to company ESD, FOD and 5S standards. - Hands-on knowledge and experience with the use of a variety of hand tools and mechanical equipment with the ability to read, interpret, and execute work to mechanical assembly drawings and BOM's. - The ability to demonstrate technical knowledge in manufacturing operations and procedures as it pertains to mechanical assembly with a high attention to detail. - Ability to perform epoxy bonding and polymeric application as it pertains to space flight hardware. -The technical prowess to tackle and understand new engineering designs.

Preferred Qualifications: The candidate must be a U.S Citizen and shall possess technical training equivalent to an Associate Degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience as a Mechanical technician or equivalent. Knowledge of Excel, Word, and Power point are required.
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