Engineering Technician

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Engineering Technician

Roles and responsibilities

Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
W2 with full benefits
1 year contract position
Must be able to pass background check and drug screen
Safety Training will be required
Potential travel
Multiple openings.

Job Description:
The Engineering Technician III performs assignments that are not completely standardized or prescribed, selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents, receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or engineer as needed, performs recurring work independently. Work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions. This technician performs at this level one or a combination of such typical duties as: a. Constructing components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment; may troubleshoot and correct malfunctions; b. Following specific layout and scientific diagrams to construct and package simple devices and subunits of equipment. c. Conducting various tests or experiments which may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement, selecting, preparing, and operating standard test equipment and records test data; d. Extracting and compiling a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports, etc., processing data, identifying errors or inconsistencies, selecting methods of data presentation. e. Assisting in design modification by compiling data related to design, specifications, and materials that are pertinent to specific items
of equipment or component parts; developing information concerning previous operational failures and modifications, and using judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information.

Required Skills:
Must have one to two years mechanical experience, will work directly with flight techs, will handle Flight Hardware following associated procedures.Must be able to understand and read blueprints; skilled in operations of all shop tools; ability to follow directions of Lead Technicians and Spacecraft Engineers; possess good communication skills; strong computer knowledge a must. Must have working knowledge of electronic principles. Have a proven track record for excellent attendance and promptness. Technicians must be able to work flexible extended hours, 2nd and
3rd shifts, and overtime and weekends to meet schedules. Support of operations at Kennedy Space Center (KSC) may also be requested.

Desired Skills:
Minimum 8 years experience as a prototype fabricator/assembler. Multi-talented person with some or all of the following skills: prototype electromechanical devices assembly, working knowledge of electronics for setting up testing of devices, working 100-10,000 clean room,working
experience with CNC tools, proven ability to follow government specs, and working experience with hydraulic systems (i.e. structural test frames, actuators, operations and maintenance of multi-channel load maintainers). Working knowledge of mechanical ground support equipment (MGSE) and proof testing procedures. Certified A & P or Avionics license, Be able to travel on assignments for periods up to 6 months. Willing to be a team member following precise directions given by supervision.

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