Chipton-Ross is seeking a Propulsion Technician for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Candidates should possess a combination of solid mechanical knowledge, hands-on experience and the willingness and ability to learn. The Propulsion Production technician is responsible for assembly and testing of rocket hardware. A dynamic position that requires the flexibility to work on different systems, the ability to troubleshoot anomalies, and can work autonomously to defined schedules while keeping safety and quality at the forefront of everything that is done.
• Responsible for cleaning of tools, valves, regulators etc. Responsible for maintaining a professional and neat work area. • Responsible for staging, installing, set-up, testing and de-staging of production, repair and overhaul engines. • Troubleshoot engines and cell systems. • Operate test cell instrumentation and uses computer network systems, as well as test units as described in the Test Instruction • Accept or reject test units based on calculated test data and results. • Performs work according to procedures, specifications and test instructions.
REQUIRED EXPERIENCE: • High School Diploma or GED • Minimum of 2 years of experience working on Aircraft or Rocket engines • Ability to travel to different sites, as needed. • Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime and weekends as needed. • Repetitive assembly operations, grasping, standing, lifting, bending, pulling, pushing, stooping, stretching, and carrying are generally required to perform the functions of this position. • Must be able to lift up to 25lbs. unassisted
PREFERRED EXPERIENCE: • Complete training in the staging, installation, removal and de-staging of Propulsion engines. • A & P license strongly desired. • 5 years of aerospace engines experience is a plus. • Knowledge of pressure, temperature and flow measurement devices; mechanical and electrical systems; Propulsion engines. • Strong mathematical, basic computer, problem solving and decision making skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills. • The ability to work independently or as part of a team, meet aggressive schedules, operate and understand readouts on standard cell instrumentation: CRT screens, Daytronics & amp; Vibration Analyzer, and make full use of computer network systems.
EDUCATION: • High School Diploma or GED
WORK HOURS: -5/50, 1st Shift: 5:00AM-3:30PM
343 MAIN ST
EL SEGUNDO, CA 90245