Avionics Technician
Posted on 3/22/2024
VAST

51-200 employees

Designs, manufactures, and operates space stations.
Company Overview
Vast is a forward-thinking company that is not only constructing a space station but also fostering a culture of passion and inclusivity, with a focus on enhancing human productivity in space. Their competitive edge lies in their extensive facilities in Long Beach and Hawthorne, CA, where they design, manufacture, and operate their projects, showcasing their technical prowess and industry leadership. The company's commitment to hiring top talent and their ambitious vision of expanding humanity across the solar system make it an exciting and rewarding place to work.
Hardware

Company Stage

N/A

Total Funding

N/A

Founded

2021

Headquarters

Long Beach, California

Growth & Insights
Headcount

6 month growth

6%

1 year growth

71%

2 year growth

543%
Locations
Long Beach, CA, USA
Experience Level
Entry
Junior
Mid
Senior
Expert
Desired Skills
Atlassian
Confluence
CategoriesNew
Avionics
Research & Development
Aerospace Engineering
Requirements
  • High school diploma or equivalency certificate
  • 3+ years of experience manufacturing wire harnesses in commercial, automotive, or aerospace industry
  • 2+ years of experience using electronics equipment (e.g. programmable power supplies, DMMs, oscilloscopes, etc.)
  • 5+ years of experience using basic mechanical and/or electronics hand tools
  • Possession of an associate degree
  • Previous involvement in a high-speed production environment, handling flight hardware
  • Prior involvement in a high-output environment, involving hands-on experience in constructing cables, electro-mechanical devices, or building prototypes
  • Ability to acclimate to frequently changing assignments and a fast-paced working environment
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral, along with effective teamwork abilities
  • Superb focus and attention to detail, with remarkable work efficiency and accuracy
  • Experience with soldering PCBAs, including soldering in tight spaces such as 0402 packages and high-density ICs, installing jumpers, and performing dead-bugging
  • Expertise in manufacturing and repairing intricate testing systems
  • Familiarity with Atlassian tools such as SVN, Confluence, and JIRA
  • Basic comprehension of electronic principles and theory
  • Qualifications in NASA STD 8739.4, IPC-620, and J-STD-001
  • Skills in project management
Responsibilities
  • Assist avionics engineering by rapidly iterating electronic components and cables
  • Construct superior wire cables, perform PCB assembly rework, assemble, and test racks/systems, electro-mechanical units, engineering enclosures, and test equipment
  • Create and record testing systems and cable diagrams according to engineer-selected testing gear
  • Collaborate closely with engineering to transform concepts into reality
  • Monitor one's own work progress against established standards and deliver all work on schedule
  • Examine, interpret, and use drawings and regulated documentation and procedures
  • Understand intricate cable harnesses, wiring diagrams, mechanical and layout drawings, and geometric dimensioning and tolerancing
  • Verify flight hardware and thoroughly document outcomes
  • Aid in developing manufacturing processes for initial production runs
  • Contribute to projects aimed at increasing operational efficiency in the area