Avionics Integration Technician


Merritt Island, Florida

a month ago

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Avionics Integration Technician
Merritt Island, Florida

a month ago

Job Description

Job Title: Avionics Integration Technician
Duration: 6 Months Assignment
FL - The Factory at Rocket Park (8082 Space Commerce Way, Merritt Island, Florida 32953)
Shift Schedule:  Monday thru Friday (1st Shift) / Hours 6:00am thru 2:30pm / Up to 35% Overtime (Overtime could be during weekends)

We are seeking a highly skilled Avionics Integration Technician to join our dynamic team of experts. Your role will involve fabricating, inspecting, and testing avionics assembly’s integral to our various spaceflight systems. As the Technician - Integration Engineering III, your contributions will be critical to ensuring safe, consistent, and groundbreaking advancements in human spaceflight.
Key Responsibilities:
  • 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.
  • High school diploma or GED; further 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.
  • Well-versed in harsh environment cable harness assembly procedures.
  • 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.
  • Legal eligibility to work in the United States as a citizen or permanent resident.
Desired Skills:
  • 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.
  • Proficient in using measurement tools and understanding basic math concepts.
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment.
Mandatory Skills
  • Proficiency in the installation of avionics components and systems
  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Minimum of 5-10 years in direct avionics integration or aerospace manufacturing roles
  • Extensive experience in cable harness assembly and installation for aerospace (signal cables, RF cables, fiber optic cables, high data rate cables)
  • Ability to read and interpret technical documentation, such as engineering drawings and specifications.
  • Familiarity with electrical safety and ESD control standards
  • Strong problem-solving skills to diagnose and remedy avionics malfunctions.
  • Ability to work effectively in a dynamic team environment with rapidly changing priorities.
  • Proficient with basic computer applications, including Windows and Microsoft Office Suite
  • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in English, both verbally and written
  • Authorized to work in the United States (U.S. citizenship or permanent residency)
Desired Skills
  • Technical certifications or advanced training in avionics, electrical systems, or a related technical field
  • Experience with standard aerospace industry workmanship and quality specifications (e.g., IPC/WHMA-A-620, MIL-DTL-22520, NASA-STD-8739)
  • 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.
  • Basic math skills for reading, interpreting, and using various measurement tools.
  • Experience in a Lean Manufacturing environment and familiarity with Six Sigma principles for process improvement
Physical Requirements:
  • Capable of climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, and lifting up to 50 lbs.
  • Must meet necessary vision standards and be able to work across different shifts including the possibility of overtime.
Position is offered by a no fee agency. 
Location : FL - The Factory at Rocket Park (8082 Space Commerce Way, Merritt Island, Florida 32953) 
About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at: http://www.spectraforce.com
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at LOA@spectraforce.com if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $42.00/hr.

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