Position Title: Mechanical Integration Technician
Location: Palo Alto CA
Pay Rate : DOE
6-12 month contract
**BACKGROUND CHECK AND DRUG TEST IS REQUIRED*
Mechanical assembly and test of communications satellites and ground support equipment
Assist Mechanical Vehicle Engineers (MVE's) in the development of assembly & test processes- methods, sequences, assembly aids and test setups.
Assembly & installation of active & passive "flight" components per engineering drawings, specifications & procedures - structural parts & assemblies, RF waveguides, electronic boxes, coax cables, harnesses, antennas & thermal blankets
Maintain paperwork- ASIs, rework shop orders, component installation logs, mate demate logs, task logs Spacecraft handling Assembly & checkout of ground support equipment
Knowledge of test equipment set up and support Some shift work and overtime required
3 Years related work experience.
Operate cranes, man lifts, tugs, and handling equipment.
Strength and flexibility to work on ladders up to 18 feet high, platforms and man lifts up to 40 feet high.
Able to work in confined spaces such as spacecraft interior, thermal vacuum and acoustic chamber.
Must be able to lift 50lbs.
Must be able to work laying flat on their chest on an extended platform for most of the shift. Become certified in ESD awareness, Contamination Control, Flight Hardware Handling, DC Connector Mate/Demate, Adhesive Bonding, Thermal Compound Bonding, and Component Torqueing. Must be able to understand and adhere to safety requirements i.e. safety glasses, safety shoes, ear protection, fall protection, and other requirements.
Provide guidance and training to junior personnel.
Accommodate shift work. Some mandatory overtime is required.
If you're qualified and interested in this position, please reply to the following questions:
1. An attachment of your updated resume in MS Word document format
2. Your desire pay rate?
3. Your availability for interview, if selected?
4. When can you start?