Space Test Technician

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 04/05/2024 Employment Type: Contract Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -042024-18696 State: Florida

Job Description

Space Test Technician

Location: Merritt Island, FL

Salary: $35/hr

Industry: Aerospace/Manufacturing

Employment Type: Temporary Assignment Through 2024

Shift: A Shift,

Required Qualifications:

  • Minimum of High School Diploma or GED.
  • Minimum 5 years of experience with space or aeronautical systems.
  • Experience working with test and flight safety critical hardware.
  • Proven aptitude for mechanical installations and familiarization with the associated tools and techniques required.
  • Ability to read and understand work orders and schematics and an understanding of different fitting and connection types and standards.
  • Familiarity with Pneumatic and/or Hydraulic Systems
  • Attention to detail and able to accurately and safely execute repetitive tasks.
  • Ability to obtain fall protection certification and work/test at height.
  • Ability to work with standard mechanical tools and shop fabrication equipment.
  • Ability to read and interpret drawings and schematics.
  • Physical Requirements: Ability to lift 40 lbs.; work in adverse weather conditions; climb stairs and ladders.
  • Must be able to work long hours and multiple shifts (including weekends) as required to support test operations.
  • 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.


  • Assist in setup and execution of Integrated Vehicle System Testing on Vehicle
  • Assist in setup and execution of subassembly and manifold testing off-vehicle.
  • Operate under direction of Test Conductors and Work Orders to commission, maintain, and test Ground Support Equipment and Temporary Test Hardware
  • Work under direction of Test Conductors and Work Orders to install temporary hardware on the flight vehicle in support of testing.
  • Work under the direction of Test Conductors and Work Orders to pre-assemble pneumatic and hydraulic components in support of testing.
  • Operate Ground support Equipment for commodity conditioning and sampling.
  • Review, edit, and follow test procedures and processes.
  • Operate test facility and ground support equipment.
  • Work with engineers on design concepts and facility improvements.
  • Plan and execute assembly for complex mechanical systems.
  • Safely work with hazardous chemicals and high-pressure systems.
  • Identify opportunities for continuous improvements to promote workplace safety.
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission.

Keyword Searchstring: Integration Engineer, Rocket Assembler, Aerospace Assembly, Component Testing, Tester, Aviation, Integrated Vehicle System Testing



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