Electrical Technician

Work to build humanity’s future in space — enable people to go to the moon, Mars, and beyond. Made In Space, Inc. is developing breakthrough manufacturing technologies for space and terrestrial spin-offs. Our goal: radically change the way we do space missions today by building everything you need for space, in space.

Location: Moffett Field, CA

Description:

As part of a small team, you’ll be responsible for manufacturing, assembling and supporting testing of hardware that meets Made In Space hardware requirements.

Responsibilities:

+ Solder and clean surface mount and through hole components to aerospace standards
+ Perform quality inspections on circuit cards and other soldered electronic assemblies
+ Inspect and ruggedize COTS hardware for use in space
+ Follow detailed work instructions to assemble electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies
+ Fabricate electronics boxes, and integrate to larger assemblies
+ Install instrumentation on test set-ups, ground support equipment and flight vehicles
+ Select task-appropriate assembly tooling
+ Work with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly
+ Review and edit work instructions for assembly tasks
+ Recommend, plan and communicate assembly steps for complex installations
+ Perform continuity, insulation, TDR, and other electrical tests
+ Provide prototyping support manufacturing and assembly

Qualifications:

+ Basic electronics fabrication training and knowledge of electrical theory
+ ESD process and controls experience
+ Ability to use standard electronics tools, soldering, electronic test equipment, and basic fabrication shop equipment
+ 3+ years’ experience in aerospace avionics or related fields
+ Attention to detail, passion for space, and for success
+ Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident alien 

Preferred Skills and Experience:

+ 5+ years’ experience in aerospace avionics or related fields
+ AAS or equivalent in electronics or similar field of study
+ Experience in staking and conformal coating
+ Experience with power systems and high voltage systems
+ Experience fabricating flexible and rigid coax
+ Certification in and/or knowledge of IPC standards for assembly and inspection
+ Experience using Microsoft Office Suite

Physical Requirements:

+ Climb ladders and stairs, and work in small, restricted areas
+ Lift and carry 25 lbs.
+ Work 1st or 2nd shift, as well as weekends and overtime, when necessary