$30.00 - $45.00 / hour
As a Propulsion Technician
at Impulse Space you will be responsible for fabrication, assembly and integration of fluid and electrical components and test equipment while working closely with a fast-paced, agile team. You will work daily with Propulsion engineers in the design, development and test of valve components as well as with Test engineers in the build-out and operation of pneumatic, hydraulic, thermal and vibe test stations.
- Fabricate, assemble and test fluid, mechanical and electrical components
- Rapidly iterate solutions for prototype hardware
- Build and maintain facilities such as machining equipment, clean rooms, and testing assets
- Work with designers, engineers and technicians to optimize the design of spaceflight hardware
- High school diploma or equivalency certificate
- 5+ years of professional experience in aerospace, motorsports, or other relevant manufacturing field
- Proficient with basic fabrication tools and processes (electric/pneumatic power tools, tube bending, machining, welding, etc.)
- Proficient with wiring and electrical systems
- Proficient with test control equipment (servo valves, PID controller tuning, J-box/panel wiring)
- Ability to prototype parts and assemblies from basic technical requirements
- Ability to troubleshoot problems with fluid and electrical systems and implement scrappy solutions
Preferred Skills And Experience
- Prior experience in refrigeration and compressor systems
- Prior experience with hydraulic test equipment, servo valves and hydraulic skids
- Prior experience with propulsion and/or fluid system assembly and testing
- Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings, an understanding for drawing symbols, flag notes and general notes
- Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, read travelers and standard operating procedures
- Attention to detail and accuracy while working within a fast-paced production environment
- Flexible schedule and willing to travel as needed
- Ability to lift 25lbs unassisted
Compensation bands are determined by role, level, location, and alignment with market data. Individual level and base pay is determined on a case-by-case basis and may vary based on job-related skills, education, experience, technical capabilities and internal equity.
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you 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. Learn more about the ITAR here.
Impulse Space is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Impulse Space is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.