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Technician II - Avionics Test Technician

Relativity Space

Relativity Space

Long Beach, CA, USA
Posted on Thursday, July 4, 2024

Company Overview:

At Relativity Space, we have two audacious goals: to build the next great commercial launch company with Terran R and to become America's leading force in additive manufacturing innovation. Both contribute to our long-term vision of creating humanity’s industrial base on Mars, paving the way for interplanetary life to expand the possibilities of the human experience. This journey begins right here on Earth – where we design, build, and fly rockets to deliver customer payloads to orbit. Terran R, our medium-to-heavy lift reusable rocket, fulfills the growing demand for launch capacity, thanks to our iterative approach that accelerates design, testing, and development while minimizing costs. While our groundbreaking research and development in 3D printing pushes the boundaries of large-scale additive manufacturing.

Your journey with us is more than just a job – it’s an opportunity to shape the future of aerospace technology, additive manufacturing, and the human experience alongside a community of passionate, creative individuals. Join us on this extraordinary journey, as we work together to transform our vision into reality.

About the Team:

The Avionics team is responsible for all aspects of the electrical design on the rocket, from electronics, interconnects, associated mechanical design, testing and initial production. This team's scope includes the flight computers, power systems, RF systems, PCBA design, autonomous flight safety systems, and telemetry. This team works on complex electrical systems that require modularity and flexibility and are critical to the successful launch of Terran R and beyond!

About the Role:

As an Avionics Test Technician, you will be pivotal in supporting Environmental and Electrical Functional testing of numerous critical tests and production articles for the Terran R flight vehicle. Your expertise in testing hardware and developing new methods to improve the process techniques will be crucial to ensure we meet our company deliverables. You will also undertake tasks involving developing procedures, sourcing equipment, providing fixture design feedback and training as needed, and adhering to rigorous standards to ensure reliability and performance. To ensure efficient handling of materials and assemblies, you should be comfortable lifting 25 lbs. Necessary accommodations will be provided to ensure equal employment opportunities.

About You:

  • 3+ years' experience performing functional tests of component testing through all phases of Development, ATP, and QTP processes for Avionics, Propulsion, and Structures components.
  • Experience setting up and programming environmental chambers, vibe controllers, and shock controllers.
  • Experience troubleshooting test racks and test software.
  • Experience maintaining environmental lab equipment like thermal chambers, thermal vacuum chambers, shock systems, and vibration systems.

Nice to haves but not required:

  • Technical degree in electronics engineering technology or a similar field highly preferred.
  • Prior work experience in the aerospace industry or similar operating environments.
  • Experience in Python, LabView, SQL, or MATLAB.
  • Experience with thermal and thermal vacuum testing.
  • Capability of working with diverse electrical test equipment like analog, digital, and RF.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and independently.
  • Clear written and verbal communication skills.

Relativity Space offers competitive salary and equity, a generous vacation policy, an annual L&D stipend and more!

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

The below-range represents Relativity Space’s current good-faith pay scale for this role. Relativity Space reserves the right to modify or update this range at any time.

Compensation is only one part of our entire total rewards package. To see some of the benefits & perks we offer, please visit here: https://px.sequoia.com/relativityspace
Hiring Range:
$29.88$38.66 USD