Sierra Lobo, offers customers a full range of professional and technical capabilities, including Test and Evaluation, Systems Engineering, and Advanced Technologies. We also develop products and processes related to Cryogenic Fluid and Thermal Management Systems, Densified Propellant Management Systems, and Prototype Extreme Pressure and Temperature Systems. Our customers include the Department of Defense (DoD), the U.S. Air Force, U.S. Navy, U.S. Army, Missile Defense Agency (MDA), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).
This position is located on the ETIS II contract at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center.
FUNCTION OF POSITION
The Optics junior technician supports a variety of optical alignment, integration and test operations to include metrology of spacecraft and critical ground support equipment components using traditional optical instruments and mechanical inspection devices, setup and use of laser-based metrology systems, and cryogenic-testing of optical components. This is frequently done as part of an engineer/technician team paired with either an ETIS II or civil servant engineer.
May also perform other duties associated within area of assignment as directed by lead personnel or management.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
NATURE OF POSITION CHALLENGES
Supervisor or engineer/senior technician provides direction and oversight on all activities, completed work is reviewed for compliance with overall project objectives by senior engineers and technicians.
SUPERVISION OF OTHERS
Does not normally provide direct supervision. Lead personnel are responsible for providing technical direction, organizing work load.
KNOWLEDGE AND SKILL REQUIREMENTS
ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS OF THE POSITION
EQUIPMENT AND MACHINES INVOLVED IN WORK TASK
The following on the job training and certifications are required to perform job functions:
Clean Room Access
Mobile Aerial Platform Operator
Cryogenic Liquid Safety and Oxygen Deficiency Hazards
Electrical Static Discharge Awareness
Laser Operations Safety
Hazard Waste Generator Management
Specific project-related safety courses as required
CRITICALITY OF ATTENDANCE
Work assignments are usually during normal work hours, but flexibility is frequently necessary to support test schedules and operations. Testing may occur any day or time of day, depending on the schedule and test requirements, and may require working off-shifts or weekends and travel. Attendance as dictated by the tasks assigned is required to maintain team effectiveness.
I am able to perform the duties of this position with or without accommodations.