Zenex Partners, Inc

CA, US

Satellite Integration and Test Technician

$30-$32 / HOUR

Satellite Integration and Test Technician

[ Link Removed ] Palo Alto, CA

[ Link Removed ]   12 Months

Responsibilities of Satellite Integration and Test Technician

·         Set up, adjust, and calibrate standard test apparatus or device test equipment to conduct, functional, operational, and environmental and life tests to evaluate performance and reliability of prototype and/or production model satellites per the applicable test procedure

·         Perform S/C performance testing of communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion and attitude/control subsystems per the applicable procedure. Applies power and configures the spacecraft per the applicable test procedure

·         Perform S/C performance testing of communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion and attitude/control subsystems per the applicable procedure. Applies power and configures the spacecraft per the applicable test procedure

·         Operate spacecraft test consoles such as the Payload and Electrical test Racks per applicable test procedures

·         Determine methods & sequences of operations to test components and systems in conformance with published procedures, engineering specs

·         Analyze and interpret electrical/RF test data. Provide diagnostic malfunctions and offer test result feedback to Vehicle and System Engineers

Job Requirements

Requirements of Satellite Integration and Test Technician

·         Must have a strong background in electronics, adhering to procedures and attention to detail

·         Must adhere to procedures while focusing on attention to detail

·         Must read, understand, and follow Quality policies and ISO directives

·         Write technical reports to describe and illustrate system's operating characteristics, malfunctions, and deviations from design specifications for engineers review and determination. Responsible for writing detailed pass down, TAR and NCR reports

·         Must be able to effectively communicate and interact with other team members

·         Willing and able to work off shifts as required; willing to work weekends and holidays

·         Willing and able to travel to support launch base efforts and off-site environmental testing

·         Minimum 5-7 years satellite integration and test experience or related electrical experience required

·         Must possess technical knowledge of at least (2) of the following subsystems: communications, telemetry and command, thermal, power, propulsion, attitude or control systems

·         2 years Technical, Engineering or Technical Military Training with concentration in Electronics

·         AS/AA Electronics Degree or equivalent preferred

·         Familiar with windows style PC operating systems