Millennium Space Systems is looking for hands-on engineers who are passionate about developing revolutionary space systems. You will join a small, close-knit team working to support some of the most demanding and important space systems customers in the Country.
Breaking with Tradition
American aerospace is experiencing a renaissance – and among its leaders are the organizations and people who are breaking with tradition to reformulate and invigorate an industry. Employee-owned Millennium Space Systems is helping spearhead that change.
Millennium brings a unique and disciplined entrepreneurial culture to this space renaissance. We don't subscribe to the traditional thinking that cost and schedule are secondary attributes of space systems.
We bring a spirit of innovation and teamwork, coupled with a get-it-done approach to deliver solid, measurable results.
We are colleagues and fellow innovators; seasoned engineers, software developers, and technicians working together to deliver affordable solutions from inception through implementation; from fabrication through launch. We are enthusiastic partners looking for new team members who share our enthusiasm and dedication.
Note: Due to the International Traffic In Arms Regulations (ITAR), only U.S. Persons are eligible for employment at Millennium Space Systems.
El Segundo, CA
Assembly Test and Launch Operations
The Mechanical Technician will work directly with the Senior Mechanical Technician and perform a variety of tasks in support of fabrication, integration and test of space flight systems and support equipment.
The Mechanical Technician job responsibilities include:
Fabricate, assemble, install, repair, test, checkout and inspect mechanical spacecraft assemblies by interpreting blueprints, engineering drawings and specifications, and written assembly, integration and test procedures
Diagnose, troubleshoot, and correct malfunctions of mechanical spacecraft assemblies by modification, rework, repair, and/or performing maintenance and testing
Perform second party verifications and visually inspect mechanical assemblies to drawings, engineering specifications, and written assembly, integration and test procedures
Operate various materials handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lift equipment, flight vehicle and sub-assembly transportation equipment, truck/tractor trailer combinations and other GSE as required
Capable of setting up and operating a wide range of machine tools. Included but not limited to: CNC Mill, CNC router, drill press, grinders, chop saw, power and hand tools
Perform routine operator maintenance functions such as daily lubrication, chip removal, and the cleaning of machines, table, surrounding area as required
5 years of relevant experience in mechanical assembly on high reliability products preferably aerospace/space
Industry certification, Trade School training and/or Military experience
Physical Demands and Work Environment:
Frequent standing, sitting, stopping, kneeling, crawling, and squatting is required
Able to lift up to 50lbs to transfer or move tools, parts, equipment, containers and materials
Have the ability to operate standard computer software (Microsoft office and ERP), equipment and keyboards
Able to work in normal office as well as inside and outside industrial working environments
Possess the ability to work in confined spaces and at heights
Have ability to fly on regular commercial airlines to offsite locations and launch facilities
Familiar with the use of personal protective equipment (PPE) to include, but not limited to, filtered respirators, SCAPE (Self Contained Atmospheric Protective Ensemble), portable air packs, and splash suits
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for demanding customers. At Millennium, you will be part of a close-knit team working on exciting technological problems. We work in an open environment where ideas are shared across all disciplines, and there are ample opportunities for advancement based on demonstrated excellence.
Millennium is DDTC-registered, ITAR-compliant Company. This position is located at a facility that requires special access. Applicants must be U.S. citizens and eligible for a security clearance. Additionally, applicants must be willing to apply for and maintain a security clearance.