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Space Rocket Assembly Technician (Integration Engineer), 10+ openings

Merritt Island, FL

Posted: 03/21/2024 Industry: Engineering Job Number: 1796755 Pay Rate: 30/hour - 55/hour

Job Description


Up to 15 openings on multiple shifts immediately available.

 

Compensation: Up to $55/hour plus overtime (10 hours weekly is available) 11 paid holidays, multiple weeks PTO, and full healthcare benefits.

 

Location: Merritt Island, Florida. These positions are 100% onsite at a space rocket facility with no possibility of remote or work-from-home.

 

Positions are 6-24 month contract-to-hire opportunities with high possibility to convert to FTE.

 

Contact info@rainierrecruiting.com for more information and for access to over 100+ other openings in space and aerospace.

 




As part of a small, passionate, diverse, accomplished and rapidly evolving team of experts, you will assemble major launch vehicle structures, secondary structure, and other spaceflight systems. You will share in the team’s impact on all aspects of transforming the way rockets are made and operated. If you share our passions and vision, thrive in a dynamic startup environment, excel on integrated cross-functional teams of diverse individuals, are experienced and skilled in several relevant technologies (even if perhaps not in the aerospace industry), continuously seek out opportunities to learn and improve, enjoy occasional travel, and do not allow title or job description to limit the depth or breadth of your contributions, then we would love to hear from you.

      

Responsibilities:
  • Manufacture, assemble, and test New Glenn (GS1) First Stage Booster according to written procedures
  • Setup new production work areas, including tooling and equipment
  • Assist with transition from development to production, including first articles
  • Perform second party verifications and hardware inspections to engineering models, drawings, specifications, and written procedures
  • Troubleshoot, diagnose, and correct malfunctions by modification, rework, repair, and/or maintenance
  • Perform root cause analysis and implement corrective actions for recurrence control
  • Operate various material handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, flight vehicle and subassembly transportation equipment, truck-trailer combinations and other ground support equipment as required
  • Setup and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools including, but not limited to, torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, laser tracker, height gauges and optical measuring instruments
  • Identify and implement continuous improvement projects for area safety and efficiency
  • Perform routine maintenance functions such as daily clean-up of work areas to support 5S, FOD, and ESD
  • Ability to work off-shift, extended overtime, and weekends if/when vital
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission and vision
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, fields, and background
  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion
  • Must be flexible to support in week and weekend OT




 

Qualifications:
  • 5-7 years of experience in aerospace manufacturing, aviation, integration, or another relevant field
  • Experience in at least one of the following is required: fluids and tubing install, instrumentation and electrical harness routing, general Aerospace/Launch vehicle assembly
  • Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions and test procedures
  • Work collaboratively with teams of diverse skills, fields, and backgrounds
  • Communicate clearly and appropriately, in writing and in person
  • Basic digital literacy such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Work at Heights on work stands and in lifts
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 35lbs
  • 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:
  • Industry certification, trade school training and/or degree in related field
  • Proven success as a “hands-on” technical leader
  • Work optimally 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 attitude. 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
  • Ability to lift heavy items up to 50lbs
  • Military experience

 

Don’t meet every single requirement? Studies have shown that some people are less likely to apply to jobs unless they meet every single desired qualification. We are dedicated to building a diverse, inclusive, and authentic workplace, so if you’re excited about this role but your past experience doesn’t align perfectly with every qualification in the job description, we encourage you to apply anyway. You may be just the right candidate for this or other roles.







Who is Rainier Recruiting? 

Rainier Recruiting is a boutique, award winning national staffing agency and executive search firm. Using an approach that “treats every

candidate like an executive search”, we offer positions in contract-to-hire, Full-Time, and executive search. Named the #1 Best Workplace in Washington State in 2022, recognized as a ClearlyRated Best of Staffing firm, and identified as a top recruitment firm by multiple business journals, Rainier Recruiting is fast becoming a respected company. We are no longer the “best recruiters you have never heard of”. Rainier Recruiting is also proud to share our clients have a 93% repeat business rate. Rainier Recruiting is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value, for ourselves, our client companies, and for the candidates we represent. We engage in socially conscious business practices and believe that diverse, equitable, inclusive, and non-biased talent and recruitment processes are foundational to the success of every organization that we partner with.  









Meet Your Recruiter

Gina Sanders
Senior Recruiter

Gina brings over seven years of recruiting experience to Rainier Recruiting. Gina is passionate about helping candidates advance in their careers and clients hire the best talent for their teams. She loves working in the collaborative environment Rainier Recruiting fosters and thrives in the competitive nature of the recruiting industry. Gina is a Washington state local and Central Washington University graduate with a human resources degree.

When not recruiting, you’ll find Gina in Eastern Washington snowboarding, hiking, mountain biking, riding dirt bikes, practicing yoga, and spending time with her family.

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