Astrobotic Technology, Inc. is a space robotics company that seeks to make space accessible to the world.  The company’s suite of lunar landers delivers payloads to the Moon for companies, governments, universities, non-profits, and individuals.  The company is also developing advanced space robotics capabilities such as terrain relative navigation, mobile robotics for lunar surface operations, and reliable computing systems for mission-critical applications.  Originally spun out of Carnegie Mellon University in 2007, Astrobotic is pioneering affordable planetary access that promises to spark a new era of exploration, science, tourism, resource utilization, and mining.  Astrobotic’s headquarters is in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, with a second location in Mojave, California.

Astrobotic’s Landers & Spacecraft group is seeking a fulltime intern for the summer 2023 term. This temporary position is expected to last from May 22, 2023, to August 11, 2022.

Responsibilities may include:

  • Designing and building assembly and/or test support equipment such as test fixtures, alignment tools and system mock-ups.
  • Writing and executing test procedures for evaluating spacecraft mechanical and electrical components, subsystems, and/or full-scale systems.
  • Working hands-on in fabrication environments and clean rooms to prepare, clean, assemble, and test spacecraft systems.
  • Writing documentation (including integration plans/procedures, test results, and user’s guides) to plan and describe work.

Required skills:

  • Experience with technical writing, documentation, and planning
  • Ability to read and understand mechanical drawings and models.
  • Understanding of data acquisition and collection concepts.
  • Demonstrated attention to detail.

Preferred skills:

  • Understanding of basic electrical concepts and experience with electrical assemblies.
  • Technical writing experience such as assembly instructions, test procedures and technical reports and presentations.
  • Familiar with assembly and integration of complex mechanical and fluid systems
  • Proficient in CAD (SolidWorks preferred)
  • Experience coding test scripts in C, C+, Python, or VBA
  • Experience completing complex test setups and executing test campaigns successfully.
  • Experience with data interpolation, regression, and analysis.

Salary Range: $18-25 per hour*

*The base salary range represents the low and high end of the anticipated salary range for this position. The actual base salary offered for this position will depend on numerous factors including individual performance, business objectives, and the candidates professional experience.  Base salary is just one component of Astrobotic’s competitive total rewards strategy.

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.

Astrobotic Technology, Inc. does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to contact@astrobotic.com.

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United States, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Posted 2 months ago
Job offer closed
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