mechanical
rf
satellite
antenna
spacecraft
harness
ground support

Please review the job details below.

Maxar is currently seeking a self-motivated, Mechanical Integration Technician to join our Assembly Integration and Test team in Palo Alto or San Jose, CA. In this role, you will work with our team on the mechanical integration of current spacecraft programs.

Responsibilities:

  • Mechanical assembly and test of communications satellites and ground support equipment

  • Assembly & installation of active & passive "flight" components per engineering drawings, specifications & procedures - structural parts & assemblies, RF waveguides, electronic boxes, coax cables, harnesses, antennas & thermal blankets

  • Maintain paperwork- ASIs, rework shop orders, component installation logs, mate de-mate logs, task logs

  • Spacecraft handling

  • Assembly & checkout of ground support equipment

  • Knowledge of test equipment set up and support

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

  • High school diploma/GED

  • Minimum of 2 years Mechanical Integration Technician experience in the aerospace industry

  • Ability to work on ladders, platforms & man-lifts up to 18 feet high while in confined spaces such as S/C interiors, thermal vacuum & acoustic chambers

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds unassisted

  • Ability to accommodate some shift work and overtime

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A&P license or 2 years of trade school

  • Ability to interpret engineering assembly drawings & work to procedures, standards, & shop orders

  • Ability to perform spacecraft integration tasks in clean room environment

  • Ability to operate cranes, man lifts, tugs & handling equipment

  • Ability to become certified in ESD Awareness, Contamination Control, Flight Hardware Handling, DC Connector Mate/Demate, Adhesive Bonding, Thermal Compound Bonding, Component Torqueing

  • Ability to assembly & install active & passive "flight" components per engineering drawings, specifications & procedures - structural parts & assemblies, RF waveguides, electronic boxes, coax cables, harnesses, antennas & thermal blankets

  • Ability to maintain paperwork, including ASIs, rework shop orders, component installation logs, mate demate logs, task logs

  • Experience with spacecraft handling

  • Ability to assemble & checkout ground support equipment

  • Knowledge of test equipment set up and support

Our salary ranges are market-driven and set to allow for flexibility. Individual pay will be competitive based on a candidate’s unique set of knowledge, skills, and geographic diversity, with earnings potential commensurate with experience. The range for this position is:

$22.00 - $36.66 hourly.

 

Maxar employees must follow all applicable Maxar policies and COVID-19 requirements as well as those of Maxar customers and third parties. Individual job requirements may vary, and Maxar reserves the right to modify its policies and requirements as it deems appropriate in accordance with applicable law.

Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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Maxar
United States, Palo Alto, CA - San Jose, CA
Posted 8d ago
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