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Integration & Test Technician (2nd Shift) - ABL Space Systems

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Job Title
Integration & Test Technician (2nd Shift)
Job Location
El Segundo, California
Job Description
ABL Space Systems is driven by the vision that in ten years, missions to space will launch every day from around the world. We’ve set out to assure global access to space through the development of a low-cost launch vehicle and a modular ground system, RS1 and GS0.
Behind our business model is an exceptional team. Engineers, technicians and operators at ABL thrive on creating simple yet effective systems to tackle the challenge that space launch presents.
Launch is just the beginning. Join ABL in paving the way for the next-generation space platform.

As a Test & Integration Technician (2nd Shift | 3pm - 1:30am), you will be responsible for performing critical work to build the launch vehicle subparts. we are looking for someone with strong background in the test development and production parts for our launch vehicle specifically in our Sub-Assembly area. ABL's Test Technicians maintain critical hardware on the test site and test articles, ensuring they are mechanically sound and prepared for the next test. We seek team members who have an ability to think critically when testing to improve hardware designs and manufacturing processes. This role will require specific skill sets with setting up, executing, and tearing down test operations.

As an Integration Technician, you will be responsible for the integration efforts to ensure a quality product and on-time delivery for missions. We are looking for an individual that enjoys solving complex issues in a fast-paced environment.

We test parts from both billet material and additively manufactured parts:

· Aluminum
· Steel
· Stainless Steel
· Inconel

Types of Equipment:

· Hi Pressure Test Box
· Pressure Cart
· Water Flow Test Stand
  • Work alongside engineers to execute procedures for hazardous test operations
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance on fluid system, mechanical, and electrical systems
  • Work with engineers to build and maintain rocket engines and other test articles
  • Perform in-process and first article inspections
  • Support as needed with post-testing operations including but not limited to deburr, cleaning, and part marking
  • Support with material loading and handling
  • Work in concert with operations leadership and engineering to develop testing process order of operations
  • Support with issue ticket rework operations in accordance with issue ticket protocols
  • Integrate launch vehicle and supporting ground equipment per work instructions
  • Troubleshoot and perform maintenance on fluid, mechanical, and electrical systems
  • Integration of key components and hardware, along with engine, and vehicle checkouts
  • Work alongside engineers to execute procedures effectively to safely accomplish integration and testing activities
  • High School diploma or GED
  • 4+ years of industry experience working with aircraft, cryogenic fluids, high pressure systems, or combustion device testing
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods – 8 hours minimum
  • Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces
  • Physically able to lift and maneuver items weighing up to 50lbs (unassisted)
  • Experience with inspection tools and inspection processes
  • Proficiency with hand tools is a + (drill motors, torque wrenches, calipers, Mahr gages, Wrenches, etc.)
  • Able to interpret basic engineering drawings
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision
  • Ability to deal with ambiguity: working with leadership and team on roadmap and must be comfortable defining their own pathway to an objective
  • End-to-end ownership: projects are delivered fully complete and ready for flight; there is no one to pick up the slack of partially complete work
  • Hands on experience with metal 3D printed components
  • Experience in aerospace or automotive manufacturing
  • Strong oral and written communication
  • Experience with Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity with ISO9001 and AS9100D
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    ABL Space Systems Headquarters Location

    El Segundo, CA

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    ABL Space Systems Company Size

    Between 100 - 500 employees

    ABL Space Systems Founded Year


    ABL Space Systems Total Amount Raised


    ABL Space Systems Funding Rounds

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    • Undisclosed

      $40,000,000 USD

    • Series B

      $200,000,000 USD

    • Series B

      $170,000,000 USD

    • Series A

      $49,000,000 USD