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Thermal Technician -Engineering Technician II

Company: APR Consulting Inc
Location: Pasadena
Posted on: November 23, 2022

Job Description:

An Engineering Technician II (Thermal Technician/ Chamber Operator) position just opened up in Pasadena, CA at the JPL/NASA facility. In this role you will be responsible for operate thermal vacuum and thermal ambient pressure chambers as a setup and operations technician. You must have a High School Diploma or higher, be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident, and be able to work night shifts and Overtime.Location: Pasadena, CA 91109Position: Lab Technician IIPay Rate: $32.00+/hr.Duration: 24 months or longerWork schedule: 9/80 or 5/40; work day shifts, overtime, weekends,We do offer paid time offs, holidays, 401k, medical, dental, and visionTrain to operate thermal vacuum and thermal ambient pressure chambers as a setup and operations technician. Will learn about thermal systems powered by pumps that flow liquid nitrogen and nitrogen gas to change processing temperatures.Train as operator for 25ft space simulator and operate small environmental chambers controlled with digital and PLC (Programmable Logic Controller) and or PID (Proportional Integral Differential) controls with failsafe systems.Responsible for flight hardware test setup in a thermal vacuum chamber, working with hardware engineers, quality assurance, contamination & thermal engineering following written detailed procedures to complete a successful test; log data, respond to last minute changes or augmentation to the procedure and work in a close environment with peers.Ensure the process, product, and environment comply with Laboratory protocols, government regulations, and professional standards.Maintain lab to meet JPL safety standards for chemical, welding, soldering, and other safety processes and practices.Requirements:--- Typically requires a High School diploma with 6 years of related experience; related and required training; Associates with 1 years of related experience, related required training.--- OT and Night Shift/Weekend Shifts may be required--- Ability to understand and work from standard engineering drawings, schematics, and detailed procedures, and established processes--- Ability to log data in multiple types of media (MS Excel, MS Word, and paper)--- Must have general understanding, and experience in the following areas: use basic hand tools including sockets, wrenches, taps, dies, soldering iron, and knowledge of different types of fasteners use on machinery and equipment--- Familiarity with desktop computers and MS Office programs to perform basic operations such as: web searches in support of procurement of parts and services, email, recordkeeping, and web based timekeeping systems--- Demonstrated ability to work with minimal supervision--- Effective communication and interpersonal skills; ability to work in a close group environment--- Ability to work in a cleanroom environment with the appropriate gloves, hat, booties, and smock in support of flight hardware testing--- Required to be available to work day and night shifts, overtime, weekends, and/or holidays, as neededDesired Skills:--- Associates degree or trade school certificate in a technology--- Use of programmable logic controlled systems--- Experience with the use of LN2, GN2, and the design, assembly and fabrication or maintenance of pressure systems--- Knowledge and use of leak detectors, electrostatic discharge, cleanroom protocols, handling critical high dollar equipment, and hazard communication--- Knowledge of Electro-Static Discharge (ESD) awareness, Foreign Object Damage (FOD) management, connector mating/de-mating, flight hardware handling, personnel protective equipment, and training for other types of operations relating to testing--- Certification in HVAC systems repair and troubleshooting--- Experience in handling/plumbing of cryogenic liquids and delivery systems, component replacement, the calibration, and repair of helium mass spectrometer leak detectors, experience with the operation or setup of Programmable Logic Control (PLC) type systems--- Knowledge of thermal vacuum test chambers, their operation, and some maintenance--- Fall restraint knowledge and experience--- Use of Helium leak detectors on a vacuum system, cryogenics, and pressure systems--- Knowledge of Electro Static Discharge hazards, hazard communication, and cleanroom practices, Job Safety Analysis, lockout/Tagout procedures, and handling of JPL critical flight hardware.At a minimum, a 7-year background check, education verification, employment verification, and drug screen will be conducted upon hire. Your suitability for employment is contingent upon successfully passing these required pre-employment screenings.About our client:Our client is a research and development lab federally funded by NASA and managed by Caltech. Manages many of NASA's robotic missions exploring Earth, the solar system, and our universe.This particular client is requiring that all new hires show proof of vaccination. However, accommodations may be made for those with disabilities or religious reasons who cannot obtain a vaccine.About APR:Since 1980 APR Consulting, Inc. has provided professional recruiting and contingent workforce solutions to a diverse mix of clients, industries, and skill sets nationwide.We are an equal opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, age, national origin, disability status, genetic information, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.Don't miss out on this amazing opportunity! If you feel your experience is the match for this position please apply today and join our team. We look forward to working with you!

Keywords: APR Consulting Inc, Pasadena , Thermal Technician -Engineering Technician II, Engineering , Pasadena, California

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