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Maxar is seeking a GNC Advanced Production Technician to join our team in Palo Alto, CA. As part of our platform, we are operating in a clean room environment and in a high level of FOD controlled lab. In this role, your day-to-day will be working with a team of technicians to an assigned task within Bi-prop and/or EP product lines.


  • Support Propulsion System Assembly and Testing
  • Routing Propulsion Lines, Harness and Thermal Circuits
  • Perform welding at all levels (bench & system) in the lab & on spacecraft
  • Support In-house & Launch Base RPT Testing
  • Willing to travel to launch base to perform SCAPE loads without restriction
  • Knowledge of test equipment set up and support
  • Able to lift 20 lbs. unassisted in order to complete required functions

Minimum Requirements:

  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident
  • A minimum of 2 years of related experience
  • Bachelor's degree in Aerospace or related field. 4 years of relevant experience may be considered in lieu of degree
  • Must be able to work in a team environment
  • Able to read/understand engineering drawings
  • Ability to accommodate some shift work and overtime
  • Ability to work on ladders, platforms & man-lifts up to 18 feet high

Preferred Qualifications:

  • A&P license or 2 years of trade school
  • Ability to become certified in ESD Awareness, Contamination Control, Flight Hardware Handling
  • Ability to interpret engineering assembly drawings & work to procedures
  • Ability to maintain paperwork, including shop orders & procedures
  • Ability to operate cranes & man lifts

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

$26.52 - $44.21 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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United States, Palo Alto, CA
Posted 11d ago
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