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Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC Sierra Nevada Corporation | SNC

Engineering Technician II (Contract)

  •  Posted 15 Days Ago
  •   Full time
  •  Middleton, WI
  •  R0014524
  •  Security Clearance Required

We are seeking an Engineering Technician with an Associate's degree in a related field of study and at least 2 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to directly support engineering teams in the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As an Engineering Technician, you will be using your skills and expertise to perform a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or optical areas.

SNC’s subsidiary, Sierra Space, based in Louisville, Colorado with operations in Madison, Wisconsin and Durham, North Carolina, designs and manufactures advanced spacecraft, satellites, propulsion and environmental systems, spacecraft subsystems and components for the U.S. government (including NASA), commercial customers and international organizations. Learn more about Sierra Space

 

Primary Responsibilities Include:

  • Constructing, troubleshooting, calibrating, testing, and maintaining our equipment, components, devices, or systems

  • Ensure our systems and components meet established specifications

  • Responsible for tool control program

  • Precision cleaning of components/parts

  • General production floor cleaning

Must-haves:

  • Associate's degree in a related field of study and at least 2 years of relevant experience

    • A higher level degree may substitute for experience

    • Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education

  • Ability to read and understand mechanical and electrical drawings, diagrams, schematics, and manuals

  • Ability to work with standard laboratory test equipment, other measurement equipment, hand tools, and power tools

  • Responsible for tool control program, precision cleaning of components/parts; general production floor cleaning

Preferred:

  • Previous experience and/or certifications within the aerospace and defense industry

  • Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Experience with AutoCAD or other 3-D CAD software

  • The ability to obtain and maintain a Security Clearance may be required Learn more about the background check process for Security Clearances

IMPORTANT NOTICE:

To conform to U.S. Government international trade regulations, applicant must be a U.S. Citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State or U.S. Department of Commerce.

With 30+ years of proven spaceflight heritage, Sierra Space has provided more than 4,000 space systems, subsystems and components to customers worldwide, and participated in more than 500 missions to space, including to Mars. The company has technology in production and in development to enable space habitats for short- and long-duration space travel, a fleet of Dream Chaser spaceplanes, and the first free-flying commercial space station.  Please visit www.sierraspace.com to learn more about Sierra Space, its business areas, capabilities, programs, products and services.

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