Candidate will be responsible for managing hardware through test operations by assigning appropriate personnel to perform test related tasks. Must have experience testing microwave assemblies in a flight environment. Manage 8 to 10 indirect employees and support staffing requirements as needed. Manage and maintain test facility and test equipment. Mentor and provide leadership to test technicians including career development and performance appraisals. Provide technical test support to staff as needed. Ensure test technicians have everything required to perform their tasks. Provide innovative methods to improve test efficiencies.
The primary function of this position will be focused on spacecraft propellant operations, including performance of loading spacecraft propellant systems. This position will also perform Mission Integration functions for spacecraft processing in the Astrotech facilities.
Duties and Responsibilities
Essential duties and responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
Develop test procedures and perform spacecraft propellant loading operations
Integrate spacecraft missions through Astrotech facilities
Complete all design and drafting of fluid schematics
Select and provide detailed specifications for the purchase of components; interact with vendors to resolve component technical issues
Assist technicians with fabrication, operation, and maintenance of fluid systems
Perform configuration management and logistics functions concerning propellant loading equipment
Undertake and maintain SCAPE training
Act as mission integrator for satellite launch programs