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Apprentice Launch Technician

Location: Hawthorne, CA, United States
Job # 9942268
Date Posted: 09-19-2017
Apprentice Launch Technician
Hawthorne, CA
Contract to Hire
$19-25/hr (DOE)

Reads, understands and follows detailed schematics, drawings and instructions.
• Gathers, verifies and arranges data from multiple sources.
• Has the ability to work with a team or independently.
• Self-motivated, energetic, enthusiastic, continually focusing on process improvements, streamlining and cost savings.
• Pays close attention to details, looks ahead and won’t settle for complacency.
• Must produce high quality work in a timely manner.
• Must maintain a safe and clean working environment while adhering to company policies, quality policies and industry standards.
• Must be mechanically inclined, proficient with all types of hand tools.
• Anticipate, recognize and solve different types of routine problems.
• Good written and oral communication skills.
• Aircraft/airframe/flight-line/missile/space launch vehicle structures assembly experience.
• Over-head crane, forklift, man-lift proficient.
• Be accountable for their actions, hardworking yet conscientious about the quality of work performed, not afraid to make suggestions and not be discouraged if all their suggestions are not implemented.
• Maintain launch mount platforms, launch mechanisms and systems. Repairing or replacing faulty hydraulic, pneumatic or mechanical assemblies.
• Added skills may include pneumatic/hydraulic system fabrication, orbital welding, structural welding, machinist skills, familiar with calibrated measuring instruments, steel fabrication skills, layout work, heavy equipment, all types of construction experience, CDL.
• Shows personal initiative and maintains a smooth composure and good attitude whether you working with flight hardware or working with a shovel…..
• Willing to work long hours, off-shifts, weekends and travel to do the same.
• Airframe and Power Plant License is a plus.
• Military Aviation experience as a propulsion or airframe technician is a plus.
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