Aviation Test Technician

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 04/03/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -042024-18656 State: Florida

Job Description

Aviation Test Technician

Location: Merritt Island, FL

Salary: $46.20/hr

Industry: Aerospace/Manufacturing

Employment Type: 3 month assignment w/ potential for extension and/or conversion

Shift: Monday to Thursday, 4PM-2:30PM. Overtime (about 10hrs/week) expected.

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.
  • 8+ years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, integration, or other relevant fields
  • Experience working directly with solenoid, poppet, check, or ball valves.
  • Experience with sealing interfaces in cryogenic systems, Oxygen, Hydrogen, and/or Helium desired.
  • Experience with fluid system fill, bleed, assembly, and purge operations.
  • Experience working in a product design, manufacturing, construction, laser lab, prototyping, or machine shop environment.
  • Experience with precision assembly processes that utilize LN2 or other freezing agents, vacuum ovens, or other expansion agents, shrink fits, interference fits, and running fits.
  • Experience with safety critical systems.
  • Ability to set and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, depth gauges, and optical measuring instruments.
  • Experience assembling and troubleshooting aerospace, military hardware, or other related fields.
  • Demonstrated ability to use standard mechanical tools and fabrication shop equipment.
  • Experience with 5S, FOD, and lean principles.
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and strengthen our culture of inclusion.
  • Ability to document and maintain accurate records and strict procedural compliance, as well as read drawings and prints.
  • Ability to use standard tools and basic fabrication equipment.
  • Experience using Microsoft Office Suite
  • Work schedule may vary based on hardware, delivery, and schedule requirements. Ability to remain flexible by working overtime and weekends (when necessary).
  • 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.


  • Assembly of a variety of structural, hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanically actuated component sub-assemblies for Rocket, and Engine components.
  • Hydrostatic and Pneumatic proof/leak testing.
  • Assembly of structural components to aerospace standards.
  • Work with engineers to review design concepts, provide feedback for ease of assembly, and support development tests.
  • Review, edit, and follow work instructions for assembly tasks with focus and attention to detail.
  • Plan and communicate assembly steps for complex mechanical installations.
  • Safely work with hazardous systems, containing chemicals and/or high-pressure.
  • Ability to work in a team environment with multiple and rapidly changing priorities.
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission.

Keywork Searchstring: Rocket, Engines, Fluid Components, Pneumatics, Aviation, Aerospace, Spaceflight, Hydraulics, A&P, Airframe and Powerplant, Avionics Manufacturing, Rockets Assembly, Test Technician, Engineering Technician III, Fluid Components Technician,



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