Assembly Integration & Test Technician

  • Location

    Oxfordshire, England

  • Sector:

    Aerospace and Defence

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  • Salary:

    £0.00 - £30.00 per hour

  • Contact:

    Tom Critch

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  • Published:

    about 1 year ago

  • Duration:

    12 Months+

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Primary Purpose of the Role:

Reporting to the AIT Manager with technical oversight provided by the Skill lead.

Main duties and responsibilities may include:

  • Complete Assembly, Integration and Test activities on Satellites
  • Work in accordance with AIT procedures and processes
  • Assembly of the Satellite and sub-assemblies
  • Validation of the tooling
  • Manufacturing\routing harnesses in accordance with ECSS standards
  • Assembly, inspection and repair in conformance with ECSS-Q-ST-70-08 and ECSS-Q-ST-70-26.
  • Perform hazardous and critical operations, such as bonding, crimping of flight H/W etc in line with the correct standards
  • Assemble Multi-Layer Insulation
  • Environmental tests preparation and satellite instrumentation in accordance with the instrumentation plan.
  • Handling of Spacecraft and GSE
  • Functional Testing
  • Satellite Alignment measurements
  • Solar array operations
  • Tank Operations
  • Thermal test
  • Vibration test
  • Solar array deployment test
  • Mass properties
  • EMC tests
  • Acoustic tests
  • Propulsion leak tests
  • Records test configurations and databases and ensures the traceability of the operations that have been conducted are correctly performed
  • Reviews test results to ensure the quality of the tests carried are acceptable and provides the corresponding test reports as applicable
  • Satellite installation in the transport container
  • Responsible for packing GSE