Spacecraft Technician

East Coast, United States (USA), Sapienza Consulting

Field(s) of expertise
Aerospace Engineering Mechanical & Manufacturing Engineering
Job type

About this job

Sapienza Consulting is recruiting an experienced Spacecraft Technician to support the development, fabrication, integration, and testing of our clients ground and flight systems.


The Spacecraft Technician will perform a variety of electrical and/or mechanical fabrication and assembly tasks on ground and flight systems in a rapid pace development environment where documentation and guidance may be limited. This includes:

Constructing wiring harnesses and other cables requiring soldering from schematics, drawings, and oral instructions
Fabricating and constructing mechanical assemblies from drawings and oral instructions
Performing electrical or mechanical modifications, rework, and quality testing
Performing component level environmental testing (thermal, vacuum, vibe), capturing power profiles, and performing other testing in lab to screen components for use in flight
Supporting assembly and environmental testing of spacecraft
Maintaining test equipment (spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, oscilloscopes, etc.), fabrication equipment (3D printers, laser cutters, machine tools, etc.) and related component/supply stocks.


High school diploma, or equivalent experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree
At least 5 years of experience performing assigned related technical tasks
Demonstrated ability to use standard electronic assembly tools and materials
Demonstrated ability to perform soldering to standards required for spacecraft flight hardware
Demonstrated ability to use standard fabrication equipment such as 3D printers and machine tools
Demonstrated ability to use standard electronic and environmental test equipment
Must be eligible to work in the US.