Mechanical Technician

Job Description

A-Tech is currently searching for a qualified mechanical technician to join our quickly growing team. This position requires technical skills for mechanical work involving minimal supervision working on space and flight hardware assembly, and integration efforts. Hands-on experience and expertise inspecting parts, assembling hardware, working in clean rooms, and knowledge of ESD is required. Requires experience with precision assembly subsystems, including electronics and cabling.

Essential Functions: 

  • - Supporting flight component and sub-assembly development

  • - Working in clean room to assemble flight hardware

  • - Incoming inspection and data collection on components

  • - Cleaning of components

  • - Data verification, collection, and organization (component COC/COA/etc.)

  • - Follow assembly procedures and record results

  • - Ability and willingness to perform moderate physical tasks, such as lifting, carrying,
      bending, continuous standing

  • - Perform other various tasks, including, but not limited to: cleaning and maintaining shop
      and process equipment, ordering, and picking-up supplies

  • - Assist engineers and other technicians

  • - Perform all other duties as assigned

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Required Education and Experience: 

  • - High School graduate, plus vocational training and 10 years of experience as a technician

  • - Demonstrated experience assembling and testing space and/or flight hardware

  • - Demonstrated experience with optical or opto-mechanical systems a plus

  • - Demonstrated ability to accurately read drawings, assembly and test procedures, and other
      related documentation

  • - Experience interpreting drawings and requesting parts fabrication by machine shop

  • - Experience mixing and applying epoxies and adhesives

  • - Strong interpersonal skills

  • - Good written and verbal communication skills

  • - Demonstrated ability to work in a fast-paced environment

  • - Demonstrated capability as very detail oriented

  • - Some travel may be required

  • - Potential for supporting extended work weeks during some phases of assembly, integration
      and test, as necessary

  • - Able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Department of Defense Security Clearance

Preferred Education and Experience: 

  • - J-STD-001 Certification with Space Addendum IPC-620 Certification

  • - Current U.S. Department of Defense Security Clearance

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work: This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Travel: Travel is primarily local during the business day.

Primary Location: Albuquerque, NM

ATA prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. ATA conforms to the spirit as well as to the letter of all applicable laws and regulations. Please send all resumes, including cover letters, to Human Resources at Applied Technology Associates, 1300 Britt Street SE, Albuquerque, NM 87123. You may also fax them to (505) 998-2397, or e-mail them to  PLEASE REFER TO DOCKET No. ATA20190507.

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A-Tech Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or other characteristics protected by law. A-Tech Corporation will provide reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities as provided by federal, state, and local laws.

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