Technician – Integration Engineering II – B

Merritt Island, , Florida

Job Title: Technician – Integration Engineering II – B
Location: Merritt Island, Florida
Shift: B Shift: 2PM – 12:30AM M-Thurs
Duration: 6 months

Responsibilities:

  • Must be able to work A, B, C, or D shift
  • Application of thermal protection systems (TPS) onto New Glenn flight hardware
  • Performing surface preparation, fixturing, adhesive application, gap filling, and vacuum bagging of large structures
  • Adhering to equipment requirements, method, and sequences of operation in fabrication using materials such as sealants, primers, RTV adhesives, solvents, foam insulation, and consumable materials
  • Understanding, following, and completing work instructions, contributing to safety, quality, process, and work instruction continuous improvement
  • Checking completed products for conformance to specifications and defects
  • Ability to support scheduled work shift, overtime, and weekends if/when vital.

Qualifications:

  • Passion for our mission: Millions of people living and working in space!
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 2+ years of experience in aerospace thermal protection applications
  • Expertise in one or more of the following: primer/topcoat spray-out and hand application, spray/molded foam insulation applications, conversion coating applications, sealant applications, adhesive bonding, RTV bonding of TPS, ablative TPS materials, foam insulation applications, pressure sensitive adhesive applications, vacuum bagging, thermal blankets, applying sealants, conversion coatings, primers, adhesives, and other special finishes
  • Knowledge of safety procedures for chemicals handling
  • Must be respirator qualified
  • Ability to interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions, and test procedures
  • Basic computer skills such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Perform repetitive work including lifting of heavy items, >50lbs
  • 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.

Desired:

  • 5+ Years of experience working with aerospace thermal protection systems or coatings
  • Industry certification, trade school training and/or degree in related field
  • Demonstrated success as a “hands-on” technical leader
  • Work effectively with a strong work ethic and close attention to detail in a fast-paced dynamic team environment with rapidly changing roles and responsibilities
  • Continuous improvement mindset. Our job is never complete; we are always refining and improving
  • Intense curiosity for understanding the details of our business and how to optimize it
  • Experience in handling large aerospace components
  • Experience in assembling large tight-tolerance structures
  • Experience in new product introduction
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Lean Manufacturing and/or Six Sigma certification

About SSi:
With over 25 years of industry experience, SSi People has built its reputation and expertise on putting people first. Everything we do works toward delivering an exceptional experience for our consultants, our clients, and our internal team. Through a genuine commitment to people in everything we do. We have developed refined processes and a stellar internal team to deliver talent quickly. More importantly, we focus on building long-term relationships, not transactions. Putting people first is just what we do well.

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