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AIT Technician, Cable & Harness - 1st Shift (Thursday - Monday Schedule)

Company: Terran Orbital Corporation
Location: Irvine
Posted on: June 24, 2022

Job Description:


Tyvak Nano-Satellite Systems Inc., a Terran Orbital company, is seeking a motivated and experienced---AI&T-Harness Technician at our new facility in Irvine, CA location. Tyvak is a leading worldwide provider of nanosatellite and microsatellite vehicles, services, and solutions to Commercial and Government customers. The AI&T-Harness Technician will be responsible for building, testing, troubleshooting and repairing, flight harnesses, and Avionics systems. Candidate must be familiar with flight harness fabrication IPC/WHMA-A-620 or NASA STD 8739.4 standards and have an active certification. The ideal candidate should possess keen visual acuity and knowledge of quality control and ASO-9100 standards, production processes and other continues improvement lean manufacturing techniques for maximizing and maintaining a high degree of quality. High attention to detail and high organizational skills are critical for this position. This role will be working on the 1st shift: 6:00am - 2:30pm. This role will also be worked Thursday - Monday.

General Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Ability to use essential tools and test equipment for harness fabrication
  • Ability to solder, crimp, strip and fabricate flight harnesses for space craft
  • Ability to perform quality assurance check outs on flight harness builds
  • Ability to read wire harness schematics, assembly drawings, product specific documentation and work instructions
  • Must exhibit knowledge and/or skills to operating test equipment used for harness check outs
  • Must be able to quality control and identify components for harness fabrication
  • Must possess a strong work ethic, be able to work with limited supervision and meet requirements of the attendance policy
  • Must perform all functions of the job in a safe and professional manner
  • Must keep work area(s) in neat, clean, safe and orderly condition
  • Ability to sit for the majority of the working day
  • Other tasks/responsibilities as assigned
  • Shift times: 1st shift: 6:00am - 2:30pm, Thursday - Monday

    • High School Diploma or GED
    • 2 to 4 years' experience in harness fabrication
    • IPC/WHMA-A-620 or NASA STD 8739.4 Certification
    • J-Std 001 certified
    • General understanding of electronic components, electronics design and manufacturing
    • General knowledge of bill of materials, assembly drawings, product specific documentation, work instructions, and other general documents
    • Ability to multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
    • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills, Strong follow through ability to meet deadlines
    • Strong verbal/written communication as well as organization/interpersonal skills
    • Ability to keep accurate records
    • Ability to maintain patience in challenging situations, Excellent follow through
    • Personable and professional demeanor
    • Computer literacy
    • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team
    • Ability to maintain patience in challenging situations
    • General understanding of production processes, test equipment and tools associated with harnessing

      • Employee Equity Incentive Program
      • Company-paid comprehensive medical, dental, and vision coverage
      • 401(K) Match
      • Unlimited PTO
      • Cross-training and professional development opportunities


        To comply with U.S. Government space technology export regulations, applicant 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. In addition, please note that this position may also require the possession of an existing United States National Security clearance or eligibility for such a clearance.


        Founded in 2013 in Irvine, California, with headquarters in Boca Raton, Florida. Terran Orbital Corporation is a leading vertically integrated provider of end-to-end satellite solutions. Terran Orbital combines satellite design, production, launch planning, mission operations, and in-orbit support to meet the needs of the most demanding military, civil, and commercial customers. In addition, Terran Orbital is developing the world's largest, most advanced NextGen Earth Observation constellation to provide persistent, real-time earth imagery.

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        Terran Orbital is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

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