Chipton-Ross is seeking 4 Launch Technicians for openings in Cape Canaveral, FL.
RESPONSIBILITIES: • Stage, set up, assemble, test and install flight hardware. • Able to use precision calibrated tools – torque wrenches, micrometers and calipers. • Hands-on operations with both large as well as small, fragile assemblies. • Able to read and interpret blue prints. • Perform work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions. • Able to use various mechanical tools without instruction. • Collaborate with launch engineers to develop and document activities. • Ensure launch services are performed on time, safely and in a professional manner. • Performs other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environmentPlant License is a plus. • Military Aviation experience as a propulsion or airframe technician is a plus.
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices; mechanical and electrical systems. • Skill in operating and manipulating machinery and various hand and power tools requiring manual dexterity. • A demonstrated ability in reading/understanding technical drawings, manuals and reports. • Ability to rapidly change roles/responsibilities while working in a high-paced, challenging work environment. • Experience with forklifts, cranes and heavy equipment is a plus. • Airframe & Powerplant or Aerospace Technology certification preferred. • Ability to perform hydrostatic and pneumatic testing a plus.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: • Must be willing to travel. • Must be able to climb ladders and work in tight spaces. • Must be willing to work all hours, and overtime, as required. • Must be willing to work a Friday to Tuesday work schedule. This could be Friday to Monday as well. • Must be willing to work 1st Shift (6:00am-4:30pm) or 2nd Shift (4pm- 2:30am), overtime and weekends as needed. • These are 10.5 to 12 hour shifts on either 1st or 2nd shift (8 week rotations).
EDUCATION: • High School Diploma or GED required. • Associates degree preferred.
VARIABLE SHIFT WORK HOURS: 5/50, (6:00AM - 4:30PM or 4:00PM - 2:30AM)
Cape Canaveral, FL
343 MAIN ST
EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245