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.

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

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; talk; or hear. The employee must occasionally lift or move office products and supplies, up to 20 pounds.

ITAR Requirements & Equal Opportunity Employer

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State. Learn more about the ITAR here.

Made In Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Made In Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability, or any other legally protected status.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.