APPRENTICE - Research Lab Mechanic Technician

Location US-OH-Cleveland
Posted Date 2 months ago(5/15/2024 12:26 PM)
Job ID
# Positions
Experience (Years)
Technical - Mechanical
Type of Position
Regular Full-Time
Visa Requirements
Citizen only


The Test Facilities Operation, Maintenance and Engineering (TFOME) team at the NASA Glenn Research Center provides engineering and technical services in the aeropropulsion and space propulsion and power test facilities.  We are currently seeking Research Lab Mechanic (RLM) Technician Apprentices.


The RLM Apprentice is an entry level position that will train under journeyman level technicians for a total of 8000 hours of on the job training in order to complete requirements for the state of Ohio and NASA's Journeymanship program. 


HX5 Sierra, LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer that recruits and hires qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, disability, or veteran status.


  • The apprentice will train under journeyman level technicians for a total of 8,000 on the job training hours in order to complete the state of Ohio andNASA's Apprenticeship program.  
  • Apprentices will be taught required technical skills to handle work assignments related to the operation and maintenance of unique research test facilities located at the NASAGlenn Research Center.
  • Training will include, but is not limited to:  Design, fabrication, assembly, repair and troubleshooting of research and development test hardware associated with mechanical applications.


  • Candidates must be currently enrolled or have successfully completed a two (2) year Associate degree program in Manufacturing/Industrial  Technology; Aeronautical Engineering Technology or Mechanical Engineering Technology from an accredited Technical College.
  • Must be willing to complete 8,000 of on the job training as part of the requirements of the Apprenticeship program.
  • Candidates will be required to demonstrate competency over the course of the program in order to qualify for on-going employment.
  • Must be able to communicate and work well in a team environment.
  • Capable of following directions and utilizing time wisely for the maximum efficiency on assigned work tasks.
  • Must be safety conscience at all times.




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