Airbus Defense and Space
  • 23-Nov-2022 to 23-Dec-2022 (EST)
  • AIRBUS U.S. Space & Defense, Inc.
  • Merritt Island, FL, USA
  • 58300-70000 per year
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc offers advanced solutions to meet the most complex U.S. defense, security, space, and intelligence requirements. Celebrating over 50 years in the US, we remain a trusted government partner, leveraging world-class satellite, laser communication, rotor and fixed wing solutions to help our national security, defense and space focused customers meet their missions.


Airbus U.S. looks to employ a commitment driven team, dedicated to enabling our customer's mission success. We are committed to maintaining a diverse and inclusive work environment and a welcoming and engaging staff. With competitive compensation and superior employee benefits, as well as a commitment to fostering individual career growth, Airbus U.S. is the place where top talent wants to work.


AIRBUS requires that all new employees and temporary workers of Airbus be fully vaccinated against COVID-19. Airbus allows candidates who are not fully vaccinated at the time of hire a reasonable amount of time to obtain vaccinated status. This position requires vaccination


Position Summary:

Airbus U.S. is looking for an Electrical Engineering Technician II to help with the establishment of a new AI&T production line and project execution. We're looking for candidates who bring a strong space test and manufacturing background with the drive to create something new. The initial electrical testing will be focused on Laser Communications Terminals but will expand over time to other space hardware products, such as start trackers and power systems.


Position Responsibilities

The Electrical Engineering Technician II will be responsible for leading the electrical assembly and test of satellite system hardware and resolving technical issues. This role is hands-on, working in a cleanroom environment with the manufacturing lead and engineering teams. This role will also have frequent interaction with Operations and Quality teams to develop and drive a robust production process including manufacturing engineering, risk mitigation, development of test procedures and repair procedures.

  1. Integration and Test: 85%
  • Maintain all tooling and GSE; ensure calibration certs and maintenance schedules are current.
  • Become the first responder for production related nonconformances or test issues at stations.
  • Become the first responder for production related nonconformances or MGSE/EGSE issues at stations.
  1. Additional Responsibilities: 15%
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:

Education:

  • High School diploma, or GED Equivalent
  • Preferred: Associates or Bachelor's degree in mechanical, aerospace, electrical engineering, or related field

Experience:

  • 6+ years of engineering experience in manufacturing engineering, operations, or related field.
  • 3+ years of experience in the development of RF or Optical communications systems
  • Experience in systems functional testing.
  • Experience in PCB assembly and testing.

Knowledge, Skills, Demonstrated Capabilities:

  • Proficiency with various AI&T engineering tools and processes to include oscilloscopes, Ground Support Equipment, thermal chambers, manual & automated torquing tools, multimeters. etc.
  • Ability to understand multi-level product and manufacturing processes.
  • Able to master how the different systems work to be able to provide support as first responder.
  • Working knowledge of cleaning specifications.
  • Ability to be an active team player in cross functional teams, collaborate in a respectful, transparent and productive way.
  • Ability to achieve excellence through dedication and maintaining high quality standards.
  • Communicate in a clear and concise manner effectively across multiple levels.
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, proven ability to follow direction and meet expectations.
  • Ability and willingness to work flexible hours, as required.

Communication Skills (Spoken, Written, Influencing, Proficiency in Other Languages):

  • Mature technical writing skills.
  • Strong ability to understand and teach technical procedures.

Technical Systems Proficiency:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Experience supply management (MPR/ERP) a plus.

Travel Required:

  • Periodic travel (less than 20%) to US Airbus facilities, partner companies or international travel to collaborate with European Airbus counterparts.

Eligibility:

  • US Citizenship

Clearance:

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a Government security clearance
  • Active DoD security clearance at Secret or above highly desirable

Nature of Contacts:

Role includes involved communication with internal and external parties on a frequent basis.


Physical Requirements:

  • Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens, able to read documents.
  • Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds including safety warnings or alarms.
  • Equipment Operation (personal computer, telephone, copies, fax machine, and related office equipment and using electronic identification card to enter building floors and internal doors): able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment.
  • Carrying: able to carry documents, electronic equipment and/or supplies up to 40lbs/9kg.
  • Lifting: able to lift documents, electronic equipment and/or supplies up to 40lbs/9kg.
  • Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings, working on computer.
  • Squatting / Kneeling: able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.
  • Standing: able to stand for long periods of time.
  • Walking: able to walk through office and outside areas including uneven surfaces.

Equal Opportunity: Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status. Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is also committed to compliance with all fair employment practices regarding citizenship and immigration status.

As a leader in our field, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. provides relocation assistance for qualified positions and a comprehensive compensation and benefits package.

As a matter of policy, Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus U.S. Space & Defense, Inc. is at will, meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

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