Aviation Mechanic

Huntsville, AL 35806

Posted: 03/04/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -032024-18462 State: Alabama

Job Description

Aviation Mechanic

Location: Huntsville, AL

Salary: $42.35/hr

Industry: Aerospace/Manufacturing

Employment Type: 6 month assignment w/ potential for extension or conversion

Shift: Monday - Thursday 3PM-1:30AM

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.
  • 2 to 4 years of manufacturing or engine assembly experience
  • Experience in Aerospace, Aviation, and Automotive highly desired.
  • Mastery of precision and tight tolerance assembly
  • Strong ability to interpret engineering drawings
  • Extensive experience reading and understanding specifications and detailed work instructions
  • Proven experience and successful track record in developing new processes
  • Strong written, personal, technical, and software skills (CAD, Scheduling, Issue Tracking, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc)
  • Ability to communicate clearly and appropriately at all levels of the organization
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion
  • Work schedule may vary depending on business need
  • Remain flexible by working overtime and weekends (when necessary)
  • Able and willing to travel for the first 6-12 months for training.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or national U.S. permanent resident (current Green Card holder), or lawfully admitted into the U.S. as a refugee or granted asylum.


  • Precision assembly of rocket engine components: combustion devices, valves, turbomachinery, avionics, test
  • Root cause and diagnostic component disassembly, repair, and work
  • Nitrogen and Helium leak testing
  • Preparation for environmental testing
  • Hydro proof structural testing of components
  • Creating and maintaining strict cleanliness requirements (liquid/gaseous oxygen compatibility)
  • Support the design, procurement, installation, and integration of custom manufacturing and test equipment
  • Help maintain inventory of tooling and equipment
  • Safely work with hazardous systems, chemicals, and high-pressure operations
  • Define how to prepare hardware for test, qualification, and flight
  • Identify, develop, and deploy new manufacturing methods (or refine existing) to improve quality, reduce cost, and optimize build schedule
  • Support the development of manufacturing work instructions to clearly define the following manufacturing processes: receiving inspection, fabrication, assembly, test, and integration, and refurbishment
  • Identify non-conformances and escapes, support and deploy corrective actions
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission

Physical Requirements: Climb ladders and stairs; Lift and carry 50 lbs. for limited durations.

Keywork Searchstring: Rocket, Assembly, Aerospace Technician, Aviation Tech, MRO, Repair and Overhaul, A&P, Airframe and Powerplant, Mechanic, Airplane Mechanic, Engine Maintenance, Aerospace Manufacturing,




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