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.
Thermal MLI Blanket Technician
El Segundo, CA
Millennium Space Systems delivers affordable, high-performance space systems for exacting customers. Join our small, close-knit engineering team developing advanced space vehicles and 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 excellence.
As a Thermal MLI Blanket Technician, you will be responsible for supporting the development, fabrication, and installation of MLI (Multi-Layer Insulation) blankets and other thermal protection systems. Your work will ensure that our space vehicles survive their complete development and operational lifecycles, including test, launch, initialization, and long-term operations. You will work closely with a variety of engineering specialties including thermal, structures, and integration. As part of the MLI team, you will help to establish the standard operating practices and requirements at Millennium for blanket development. Additional responsibilities may include supporting other development teams at Millennium that are in line with your engineering talents, experience, and/or interests.
Develop MLI requirements for flight programs
Identify all materials, processes, and facilities necessary to successfully implement an MLI plan
Produce technical documentation of the designed assembly
Work with other engineers to meet all spacecraft design requirements
Work with Computer Aided Design tools to develop initial concepts and templates
Support the MLI activities of templating, cutting, assembling, sewing, and fit checks
Support final blanket installation in a cleanroom environment
Support on-site repairs and modifications
Support periodic reviews by internal team and/or external customers
Assist in proposal activities and new business development
Work with consultants, contractors, and/or vendors when necessary
Support other engineering disciplines for space vehicle design/fabrication (e.g. thermal, structures, testing, integration) during non-peak periods
5 years in mechanical assembly experience on high reliability products; OR Bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering, Aerospace Engineering, Physics, or other relevant fields
Experience working in a laboratory or manufacturing/assembly environment
Experience creating, reading, and interpreting engineering drawings
Proficiency with CAD (Solidworks preferred)
Frequent standing, sitting, stopping, kneeling, crawling, and squatting is required
Ability to lift up to 25 lbs to transfer or move tools, parts, equipment, containers, and materials
Limited travel might be required to support test or launch activities
Ability to work both as a part of a team and independently
Millennium Space Systems offers a very competitive benefits package to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k plan.
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.
We are proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer.
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