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Instrumentation Technician

Location: Lompoc, CA, United States
Job # 9270958
Date Posted: 05-03-2017
Title: Instrumentation Technician
Location: Vandenberg AFB, CA
Salary: $30.00-$45.00/hr (DOE)
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Our client is a leading aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company. We are seeking a Instrumentation Technician to assist with designing, manufacturing and launching advanced rockets and spacecraft. 

Job Duties:
  • You will adjusting repairing or replacing faulty components of ground hardware, test and integration equipment 
  • Responsible for connecting and verifying pressure transducers, thermocouples, and other sensors.
  • Reads and interprets planning documents, schematics, datasheets/manuals, drawings, blueprints and engineering sketches.
  • You will fabricate and install parts and systems used in launch environments using hand tools, power tools, and test instruments.
  • Responsible for completing necessary wiring of the Electrical Ground Support Equipment for ground systems.
  • Install connectors, connector pins, terminals and lugs.
  • You will collaborate with launch engineers to troubleshoot failures and issues derived from launch activities.
  • Lay out, build, test, troubleshoot, repair and modify wiring of electronics racks and junction boxes 
Qualifications & Experience:
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Must have 2+ years of experience as a mechanic, technician or construction worker.
  • Must have at least 3 years of experience using power tools in a professional capacity and 1 year of experience with electronic system assembly and construction.
  • A minimum of 3 years of experience working with any of the following instrumentation: Resistance Temperature Devices (RTDs), thermocouples, strain gages, load cells, displacement transducers, pressure transducers 
Please submit your resume for immediate consideration. Thank you!
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