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This position requires - Clear Background, Drug Test, and Education Check.
Must be authorized to work in the US for any employer without Sponsorship.
(Principal Only! No Corp to Corp)

Position Title: 7826-Mechanical Integration Technician
Location: Palo ALto CA

Pay Rate: DOE

Position Title: Mechanical Integration technician

Location: Palo Alto  CA

Pay Rate : DOE

6 month contract


Location: Palo Alto

Length: 6 months

Shifts:  Day, Swing, 4/40 sched, graveyard


  • 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

  • 5 – 7 Years related work experience.
  • Able to interpret engineering assembly drawings and work procedures, standards, and shop orders.
  • Able to perform spacecraft integration in a clean room environment.  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 ches 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.

Accomodate 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?




The Norland Group is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. We encourage all qualified applicants to apply for any open position for which they feel they are qualified. Norland does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. Norland maintains a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks.


If you are interested in this position, please submit your resume in a Word Document with the month and year that you have worked at each previous position to - Karen@norlandgroup.com and copy: 7826-Mechanical Integration Technician to the email Subject Line.

Or click this email link and attach your resume in a MS Word Document format

Job Posted Date: 1/30/2019