Cabling Technician

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 02/22/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -022024-18415 State: Florida

Job Description

Aviation Cabling Technician

Location: Merritt Island, FL

Salary: $42.00/hr

Industry: Aerospace/Manufacturing

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

Shift: Monday through Friday, 6am-2:30pm. Up to 35% overtime (overtime could be during weekends)

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED. Additional technical training or certification preferred.
  • A minimum of 5-10 years in a manufacturing role in aerospace or similar industry, with a focus on avionics or harness fabrication.
  • Proficiency in the installation of avionics components and systems.
  • Extensive experience in cable harness assembly and installation for aerospace (signal cables, RF cables, fiber optic cables, high data rate cables).
  • Well-versed in harsh environment cable harness assembly procedures.
  • Familiarity with electrical safety and ESD control standards
  • Proficient with continuous improvement methodologies such as LEAN, 5S, and Six Sigma.
  • Able to read and interpret technical drawings, specifications, and work instructions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Computer literate with working knowledge of Windows and Microsoft Office suite.
  • Authorized to work in the United States.
  • Physical Requirements: Capable of climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, and lifting up to 50lbs. Must meet necessary vision standards and able to work across different shifts including the possibility of overtime.


  • Experience with avionics manufacturing and operation of related test equipment.
  • Familiarity with industry standards such as IPC/WHMA-A-620, MIL-DTL-22520, NASA-STD-8739, J-STD-001, and ANSI/ESD S20.20.
  • Knowledge of advanced test equipment for avionics systems, such as Automated Test Equipment (ATE)
  • Demonstrated skill in performing Hi-Pot, continuity, and other avionics-related tests.
  • Manual dexterity to handle precision tools for avionics installation and tests.
  • Proficient in using measurement tools and understanding basic math concepts.
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment.


  • Expertly perform installations of avionic components and systems, ensuring operational reliability and adherence to design specifications.
  • Take initiative in the transition from development to production, supervising qualification timelines and first article assemblies.
  • Conduct detailed installations, including intricate cable harness configurations, ensuring all avionic installations meet safety and quality standards.
  • Inspect, test, and verify avionics assemblies against stringent technical models, drawings, specifications, and work instructions.
  • Troubleshoot avionic system issues, carrying out necessary modifications, reworks, repairs, or maintenance to resolve malfunctions.
  • Collaborate with vehicle and launch operations teams to perform in-field harness installations, adapting to dynamic launch conditions and requirements.
  • Ensure the optimal function of avionics systems by conducting thorough inspections, cleanings, measurements, and testing activities.
  • Spearhead continuous improvement efforts in avionic installation processes, prioritizing safety and operational efficiency.
  • Maintain a collaborative team environment, effectively balancing multiple priorities and adapting to rapidly evolving project needs.
  • Adhere to strict Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) and safety protocols, promoting a culture of safety within all workspaces.
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission and vision

Keywork Searchstring: Rocket, Assembly, Aerospace Technician, Aviation Tech, Cable Technician, Wire Harness, Harness Technician, Cabling, Manufacturing, Avionics, Harness Fabrication, Harness Assembly, Electrostatic Discharge, ESD,



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