Engineering Technician III
LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking an Engineering Technician for an opportunity in Louisville, CO.
- The Engineering Technician will work day to day on Space Flight Hardware throughout the plant. Programs may include electromechanical components for commercial and Department of Defense satellite systems, Planetary Exploration Systems such as the Mars 2020 Rover, International Space Station and the full system integration, test and launch operations of the Sierra Space Dream Chaser Cargo System. Because of this fluid yet disciplined work environment, Engineering Technicians must have a high degree of both technical competency, written and verbal communication skills, and be comfortable working in groups or independently in order to develop prototypes and collaborate with engineers, troubleshoot, document and put explicit plans into action on Space Flight assemblies, ground support equipment and test configurations. Engineering Technicians then must be able to analyze test results and data and provide sound recommendations to the engineering staff.
Our ideal candidates are excellent communicators, problem solvers, and possess sound interpersonal and decision making skills.
Associate’s degree in a related field of study and at least 4 years of relevant experience
A higher level degree may substitute for experience
Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
Ability to assemble basic to complex cables and harnessing, including crimping, stripping and testing
Responsible for validation of test cables and break-out boxes
Ability to maintain a current certification in the IPC/WHMA-A-620 (Requirements and Acceptance for Cable and Wire Harness Assemblies)
Ability to work with various test equipment including DMMs, Hi-Pot testers, power supplies and others
Ability to understand standard documentation packages including assembly drawings and schematics
Ability to work with small delicate hardware under magnification
Ability to work in an ESD sensitive environment
Maintaining several required certifications
Understands, plans and executes testing and troubleshooting activities in accordance with Sierra Space policies, procedures, work instructions, and specific customer requirements
Completes parts lists, checks drawings, generates and processes engineering/document change requests, notices, and/or orders and other general engineer tasking with direction from Engineers
Utilizes standard manufacturing tools including: torque wrenches, calipers, heat guns, scales etc.
Computer proficiency is mandatory with experience in Microsoft Office suite
NOTE: Weekend shifts may be required.
Previous experience and/or certifications within the aerospace and defense industry
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment
Experience with AutoCAD or other 3-D CAD software
The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required
To conform to U.S. Government export regulations, applicant 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
Why Choose LAUNCH?
A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.
LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.
If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights.