Propulsion Technician Featured
- Bertram, Texas
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Propulsion Technician job at Firefly Aerospace in Bertram TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
SUMMARYFirefly Propulsion Technicians build all engine hardware and components starting with simple metal parts and delivering complete engine assemblies. Fireflys propulsion build facility is a few hundred yards from the engine and valve test facilities allowing quick feedback on our build quality and performance. This unique environment lends an exciting day where a propulsion tech may build an engine in the morning watch it tested in the afternoon then tear it down the next morning for evaluation. Fireflys propulsion team is learning at a rapid pace and were eager to see how experienced individuals thrive in this type of environment.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Assemble of engines turbomachinery and component hardware Perform leak checks and AVI checkouts on all hardware Teardown and inspect tested engines providing engineering insight on their hardware health Develop complex work instructions to improve build quality and ensure consistency Provide engineering desired changes to improve build quality and efficiency Inspect peer builds (buddy system) Develop and fabricate support tooling as needed Consistently improve daily operations Safely operate high pressure pneumatic cryogenic and fuel systems. Communicate effectively with engineers and teammates Maintain a clean and organized production facilityKNOWLEDGE EXPERIENCE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTSRequired Proven experience with complex assemblies e.g. production in aviation/automotive Oil Rig maintenance/assembly 2+ years hands-on assembly experience Able to read technical drawings and assembly instructions Proven experience with complex troubleshooting Hands-on operations with both large as well as small fragile assemblies Comfortable working within an evolving process Flexibility regarding workflow and process Excellent written and verbal communication skills to convey methodologies for assembly and troubleshooting Two or more years of experience in one or more of the following fields. Rocket engines turbomachinery or complex component assembly Experience in testing of Rocket engines tanks thrust structures and stage assemblies. Testing of pneumatic and/or cryogenic valves fluid systems actuators or components. Civilian/Military aircraft engine experience considered.Desired A&P License is preferred Relevant Military experience in fixed or rotor wing maintenance is highly desiredABOUT FIREFLY AEROSPACEFirefly Aerospace is a U.S. based advanced space technology developmental organization focusing on the leading edge of space systems progression. We are committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design manufacture and operation of reliable launch vehicles.If you are great at what you do and would like to work with people who really want to make a difference then Firefly is the place for you.To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen lawful permanent resident of the U.S. protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3) or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.Firefly Aerospace Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on merit competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race color religion gender national origin/ethnicity veteran status disability status age sexual orientation gender identity marital status mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.
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