Engineering Technician - TPS

Huntsville, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a passionate, detailed-oriented problem-solver to serve as Electrical/Mechanical Production Technician to support the continued development of a Thermal Protection System as part of the Nation’s leading Hypersonic Production Program conducted within Dynetics’ Advanced Materials Product Group. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions.

The successful candidate will be responsible for assembly and production of Hypersonic Thermal Protection Systems (TPS). This position will assist in mechanical assembly, integration and testing across all stages of production. The candidate will be working as part of the technician team whose work will include assembly and test of electronic/avionic components, hypersonic flight vehicles, sub-system testing troubleshooting and mechanical component assembly. Work will be conducted in an integration/production facility along with a laboratory environment. Candidate will be responsible for ensuring work instructions are followed by all members of assembly team, as well as working to ensure all procedures are documented photographically and within work instructions.

Basic Qualifications

Must have a high school diploma, GED, or equivalent and 1-3 years of directly applicable experience with the following skills/abilities:

  • Able to work from production drawings, schematics, and Work Authorization Documents (WAD).
  • Basic skills utilizing hand tools, DMM, Milliohm meter, and Microsoft Office
  • Basic mechanical aptitude
  • Work with a team of engineers and technicians in a fast paced, quality critical environment
  • Have organizational skills to document work and support configuration management of the production activities
  • Able to lift 35 lbs.

Candidate must be a resident of the North Alabama area or willing to relocate to the Huntsville - North Alabama, AL area.

Other Qualifications

The ideal candidate would have 3+ years of experience in electronics/avionics/environmental manufacturing for missile systems and have a current DoD Secret clearance.

Other valued skills:

  • J Standard soldering
  • Photography Skills
  • Familiar with 5S work environment practices
  • Familiar with ESD and FOD controlled work environment methods
  • Experience working in Manufacturing Execution System Software Solumina or similar
  • Experience working aerospace/aircraft component assembly/handling operations
  • Forklift operator
  • Crane operator

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen and possess (and be able to maintain) a Final Secret Clearance or meet the eligibility to obtain (and maintain) a Secret Clearance.

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