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.

Among many other projects, Made In Space launched the commercially available Additive Manufacturing Facility to the ISS in 2016.

Job Overview:

+ 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
+ Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+ Must be a “U.S. person” as defined by the ITAR (22 CFR §120.15)

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

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