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Aerospace Technician

Company: United Launch Alliance
Location: Cape Canaveral
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Your Role: What you'll be doingPerform technician tasks associated with installation, modification, troubleshooting, maintenance, calibration, check out and test of ground, airborne and facility systems and equipment during preparation for spacecraft and rocket launch operations for compliance with engineering, quality, and customer specifications and requirements. These tasks also include hoisting/rigging of space launch vehicle components for launch vehicle stacking.Will be required to perform high crew related work like scaffold building, deck and platform configuration, and maintenance associated with this equipment.Perform tasks associated with the transportation of Space Launch Vehicles on site upon delivery and Delivery to the specific launch sites.Perform specialized maintenance, repair and modification of electronic, physical, and/or mechanical measurement instrumentation and equipment.Perform checkout, maintenance repair, refurbish, in-place calibration, fabrication, modification, troubleshooting and final servicing of structural, mechanical and fluid systems of space vehicles, launch facility and aerospace ground equipment during field static firing or launch operations.Work with space flight hardware and/or ordnance performing receipt, transport, storage, repair, maintenance, calibration, modification and installation. Assist engineering in the evaluation of tests and correction of malfunctions; perform test and operational procedures.Perform installation, checkout, maintenance repair, refurbish, fabrication, modification, troubleshooting, and repair of airborne, aerospace ground and facilities electrical, electronic, instrumentation and range safety equipment and to calibrate, test, repair, maintain and modify test instruments and gauges utilized in the test, operation and maintenance of products at the launch site. Assist engineering in the analysis of tests and correction of malfunctions; perform test and operational procedures.May require the layout, construction or fabrication, assembly, repair and alteration of sheet metal, steel, aluminum, composite and fiberglass parts, assemblies and structures and/or welding of same, as required, in support of operations.May be required to operate heavy-duty type vehicles, including special purpose transporters, to move and transport parts, materials, equipment, tools, components and assembled products between various locations, both on and off-base.Electromechanical experience to include ground and flight systems installation and troubleshooting.Will require working with cryogenic gases utilized by the space vehicle.Travel and overtime will be required. Working any shift will be required.Your Background: What education and experience you'll needMinimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Any additional requirements that apply are described under Your Background: what skills you'll needAbout ULA: What makes us differentBecause we understand launch success comes through the collective efforts of a team, we seek the best to join us. We value ethics, ingenuity, diversity and professional development for employees at all levels.We offer our employees competitive pay and benefits including: 401(k) match plus an additional employer contributionDiscretionary annual incentive bonus for eligible employees.Generous paid time offFlexible work environmentsAdditionally, most salaried ULA team members work a "9/80 schedule," meaning they enjoy every other Friday off. Benefits and work schedules may vary for union-represented hourly positions and are described in the applicable collective bargaining agreement.COVID Vaccination Policy. ULA has adopted a vaccination policy to provide and maintain a safe and healthy work environment in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic. All prospective, newly hired, and/or onboarding employees must receive the COVID-19 vaccination in full prior to their start date with ULA. Vaccination is required as a condition of employment, unless otherwise exempted by approved reasonable accommodation.Security Clearance / International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). This position requires use of information which is subject to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR). Therefore, all applicants must be U.S. Persons as defined in ITAR 120.15 (e.g., U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident (Green Card holder) or protected individual. Also see 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) and 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) for additional information).ULA is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other categories protected by law. ULA is a participant in the federal E-Verify Program. Posters in PDF format pertaining to this program can be accessed by clicking on the links identified below. E-Verify Participation poster (EnglishSpanish ) and Right to Work poster ( EnglishSpanish ).Interested in growing in your career with ULA?Apply today. We look forward to learning more about you!Your Background: What skills you'll needHigh School diploma or GED.Four or more years' related work experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience.Relevant Associates Degree, Certification Program, or Technical Degree may satisfy in part the required experienceCapable of lifting, pushing, and pulling up to 50lbs on a frequent basis.Capable of climbing and working at heights.Overtime will be required. Working any shift will be required.Travel to other ULA facilities will be required.Computer skills to include the Microsoft office suite e.g., Explorer, Outlook, Word, Teams, and Excel.The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance is required at a minimum.Candidates must possess a valid driver's license and personal transportation to drive between work locations on a military base where public transportation is not available. Job duties require traveling between locations on the military base throughout the course of the day.US Citizen is required to be eligible to obtain the required Secret Security Clearance. All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a natural person who is a lawful permanent resident as defined in 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20) or who is a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3). ULA is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V.At ULA, success comes through the efforts of a strong, united team.Thanks for your interest in United Launch Alliance, the world's most experienced and reliable space launch company!Successfully launching more than 140 consecutive missions doesn't just happen. It's credit to the commitment of our 2,500 team members and the systems and processes we use to pull them together.As a ULA employee, you'll have the opportunity to grow in your career while working in a team-oriented culture that combines technology, innovation, ingenuity and a commitment to the extraordinary. Together, our unshakable unity yields stronger solutions and better results as we carry out our mission to save lives, explore the universe, and connect the world. Our team is excited to meet you!

Keywords: United Launch Alliance, Melbourne , Aerospace Technician, Engineering , Cape Canaveral, Florida

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