Spacecraft Assembly & Integration Technician

Job Category: Engineering
Location: California, United States
Employment Type: Contract
Location Terms: On-site
Our San Diego based client is hiring a temporary Spacecraft Assembly & Integration Technician. The role involves supporting a deep space mission with responsibilities ranging from prototyping to integration. The position requires hands-on skills, self-starting ability, and adherence to tight schedules.

Essential Functions:

Production and processing of flight avionics and harnesses.
Fine pitch soldering and reworking of components.
Constructing flight harness elements with adherence to standards.
Scheduling work activities, maintaining status, and reporting progress.
Recording verification from tests and inspections.
Documenting production details of flight hardware.
Minimum Qualifications:

High school diploma / GED.
2-3 years of wiring harness assembly/integration or electrical and electronics fabrication/rework experience.
J-STD-001ES certification for soldering with Space Addendum or equivalent.
Knowledge of electronics lab practices, ESD mitigation, and ability to interpret schematics and drawings.
IPC/WHMA-A-620, Class 3 Certification for Cable and Wire Harness Manufacturing.
Preferred Skills:

Experience with satellites, launch vehicles, or spacecraft.
Good interpersonal communication skills.
Knowledge of MIL-STD-461 or equivalent EMI mitigation techniques.
Experience with DWV, Hi-Pot, and/or IR testing.
Familiarity with NASA-STD-8739.4A and AS50881 standards.
The ideal candidate should have small team collaboration experience and hands-on execution skills. Non-essential functions may include other duties as required.

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