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ELECTRICAL TECHNICIAN

 
Job Tracking ID:  85347-275504
Location:   Glen Burnie, MD
Job Type:  Full-Time/Regular
Date Updated:  October 22, 2018
 
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Job Description:

Kratos Defense & Rockets Support Services, Inc. is looking for a Electrical Technician that will be responsible for practical understanding of the required system(s) as well as providing technical support as needed. Assist lead technician(s) and engineer(s) as needed. Activities may include but are not limited to: building and setting up electrical test equipment, preparing and conducting qualification and acceptance tests, performing system integration and testing, and operating support equipment during launch operations. Must also be able to read wiring schematic diagrams, assemble cabling, and integrate electronic/mechanical components into space flight vehicles. May require up to 40% travel to support launch operations.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

PRIMARY –

  • Assembles electrical systems and electrical harnessing for suborbital launch vehicles under the direction of senior technical staff. 
  • Tests and operates electrical systems and harnessing for suborbital launch vehicles under the direction of senior technical staff. Generates test plans, documents test results and creates post-test reports. 
  • Reviews requirements, configuration documents and wiring schematics to ascertain appropriate test specifications, test equipment, procedures, and objectives. Assesses problems encountered during testing and rapidly formulates, communicates and executes solutions. 
  • Executes launch field assembly and checkout of subsystems prior to final vehicle assembly. Assists in vehicle loading and support equipment hook-up. Supports countdown operations by arming electrical systems and operating ground support equipment. 
  • Must be able to work in a team environment and also independently as needed.

SECONDARY –

  • Generates wiring schematics and interface control documents (ICDs) for integration of launch vehicle systems.

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: No supervisory responsibility.

Experience and Skills:

JOB SKILLS:

Required –

  • Knowledge of MIL SPEC Cable fabrication. Knowledge of power design/power electronics
  • Hands-on experience and basic knowledge of electrical cabling
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Obtain and maintain certifications required for job functions. (Solder, Cable, Crimp & Harness, etc.)
  • Valid drivers license
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret clearance

Perferred - 

  • Military communications or electronics experience or training


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

  • Two years of post high school education with a focus on electronics, mathematics or other engineering related courses
  • Four years of practical experience in electronics assembly and/or operation 
  • Can substitute education for 2 additional years practical experience

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Must be able to stand for extended periods of time and work in elevated areas such as ladders or platforms while performing job duties. Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) including hardhats, gloves and steel-toed shoes will be worn during all hazardous activities such as equipment lifting and vehicle loading operations. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds.

Must be able to work independently as needed but most work is done in a team environment working alongside other contractors. Must possess a positive attitude and represent Kratos in professional way at all times.


Additional Information:
 
Job Level:   Mid Career (2+ years)
Number of Openings:   1
Years of Experience:   At least 3 Years
Level of Education:   High School/GED
Starting Date :   ASAP