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164774,  Launch Technician - Agency (2) - CA -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Launch Technician - Agency (2) - CA
Region: CA-Central California
City: Vandenberg
State: CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 Months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Launch Technician - Agency (2) for an opening in Vandenberg, CA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Fabricate and install launch site equipment
Troubleshoot issues
Operate heavy machinery
Work with other technicians and engineers to ensure continued successful launch campaigns

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
At least 3 years of experience using power tools in a professional capacity

ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE:
Willing to work long hours, off-shifts, and weekends
Position will be primarily 1st shift, but candidates should be flexible, depending on operations
Ability to maintain a safe and clean working environment while adhering to company policies, quality policies and industry standards
General physical fitness is required for some work areas. Flight hardware typically is built in tight quarters and physical dexterity is required
Ability to work at elevated heights
Periodic work in extreme outdoor environments: heat, cold, wind, rain
Must pass Vandenberg Air Force base background check

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
Experience working at a rocket launch facility and supporting launch campaigns
Experience with aircraft/airframe/flight-line/missile/space launch vehicle structures assembly
Military aviation experience as a propulsion or airframe technician
SpaceTEC Certification
Experience with pneumatic/hydraulic system fabrication
Experience with orbital or structural welding
Machinist and steel fabrication skills
Familiarity with calibrated measuring instruments
Experience using heavy equipment, including but not limited to, overhead cranes, forklifts and manlifts is a nice to have but not required.
Ability to read, understand and follow detailed schematics, drawings and instructions
Ability to gather, verify and arranges data from multiple sources
Strong working knowledge Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
Good written and oral communication skills
Ability to work with a team and independently
Ability to pay close attention to details
Ability to maintain a safe and clean working environment while adhering to company policies, quality policies and industry standards

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
5/50, 1st Shift, Full-Time
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Contact:
Kin Riley at kriley@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x182 or (800) 927-9318 x182


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