OVERVIEW: Axiom Space is an emerging leader in human spaceflight and on-orbit research & manufacturing services. Guided by the fundamental conviction that human spaceflight answers a timeless calling to explore, innovate, cooperate, and progress, Axiom strives to make living and working in space commonplace by providing unprecedented access today to the International Space Station while building its successor: the world’s first international commercial space station.

Mechanical/Fluids Technician Description

·         Builds, operates and maintains propulsion test systems from schematics and/or drawings

·         Uses shop equipment such as tube bender, flaring and facing machines, and various hand tools used to fabricate fluid systems

·         Maintains equipment and components such as valves, regulators, filters, pumps, flow meters and other instrumentation

·         Troubleshoots systems and components as necessary

·         Maintains system and component cleanliness while making modifications/repairs to systems

·         Works with minimal supervision and instruction

·         Able to lead and provide technical support and direction for other technicians

·         Wears PPE appropriate for the task

·         Maintains an orderly work area

 

Skills

·         Creative problem solving and troubleshooting skills

·         Excellent critical thinking skills

·         Good communication and interpersonal skills

·         Willingness to accept responsibility for work and perform with a high degree of workmanship

·         High level of attention to detail

·         Strong safety mindset

 

Qualifications

·         High School Diploma or equivalent with 5 years or more of experience in a related field

·         AA or AS in a technical discipline such as fluid power preferred

·         Certification with building, operating and maintaining Oxygen systems highly desirable

·         Experience with hazardous fluid handling highly desirable

·         Experience with building rocket engine test systems preferred

·         Experience with the handling and installation of flight hardware desirable

·         Basic computer skills including a working knowledge of Microsoft Office



Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and presentations. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.

 

Reasoning Ability: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.

 

Competencies: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

 

·         Ethics - Treats people with respect; keeps commitments; inspires the trust of others; works with integrity and principles; upholds organizational values

 

·         Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; gathers and analyzes information skillfully; develops alternative solutions; works well in group problem-solving situations; uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics

 

·         Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organization's goals and values; benefits organization through outside activities; supports affirmative action and respects diversity

 

·         Communications - Expresses ideas and thoughts verbally; expresses ideas and thoughts in written form; exhibits good listening and comprehension; keeps others adequately informed; selects and uses appropriate communication methods

 

·         Cost Consciousness - Works within approved budget; develops and implements cost-saving measures; contributes to profits and revenue; conserves organizational resources

 

·         Teamwork - Eager and able to work in a collaborative and cross-disciplinary fashion in a fast-paced, dynamic and deadline-oriented environment


Axiom Space is considered an essential employer under the U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Cybersecurity and Infrastructure Security Agency.  Unless a reasonable accommodation is required due to a disability, all new hires will be required to work on site.  

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