Avionics Technician( 1- 1st shift, 1 -2nd shift) (3 month contract) positions.
If you want to join us, you’d better have all of these…
- Perform assembly and test tasks on wire harnesses, control boxes, and electromechanical assemblies per written procedures and drawings.
- Mechanical / electrical assembly of PCB assemblies into product chassis
- Perform verifications of flight hardware and documenting results in a clear, precise and complete manner
- Maintain high standards of safety, quality and output consistent with the requirements of being a Virgin Orbit team member
- Work with and provide input to the development and manufacturing engineers to improve part manufacturability
- Recommend and implement continuous improvement activities in production methods, equipment performance and team effectiveness
- Properly utilize Avionics test equipment to perform systems test and keep abreast of new and advanced test equipment and the use of such equipment
- Help Virgin Orbit do our part to make the world a better place
- Constantly learn new things—and share them with your team members
- Performs other duties as assigned
… and you should probably have a bunch of these, too.
- High school diploma or GED required
- Demonstrated experience in new product introductions within aerospace, aviation or automotive industries
- Experience assembling and testing electrical and electro-mechanical components and assemblies, using circuit testers, oscilloscopes, and voltmeters.
- Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and specifications
- Creative problem solver, able to work in multi-disciplinary teams
- Self-directed with excellent organizational skills and problem-solving skills
- Ability to work in both R&D and production rate environments
- Physically able to handle items weighing up to 40lbs (unassisted)
- Must be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed
- Must be able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours min
- Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
- Ability and willingness to thrive in a fast-paced, rapidly changing work environment
- Driven, highly motivated, and committed to improvement
- Ability to add something unique and positive to our team
- Generally high level of all-around awesomeness
- Knowledge and understanding of lean manufacturing
- Working knowledge of Avionics systems and their operation and the proven ability to troubleshoot basic problems
- Experience with manufacturing-based ERP systems a plus
- Strong mathematical, basic computer, problem solving and decision making skills, and strong written and verbal communication skills
- Experience with EMI / EMC / RF testing
- Experience with thermal vacuum testing
- Experience with shock testing
- Experience with LabVIEW, Python or other test and scripting languages
- Experience working with National Instruments, or comparable lab equipment
- Experience building wire harnesses including terminating and installing connectors. Ability to travel to test and launch site in Mojave
- Passion for space exploration and a firm belief in the utility of affordable access to space
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by ITAR (22 CFR §120.15) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.