MEI Technologies, Inc

  • Electro-Mechanical Technician

    Job Locations US-TX-Houston
    Posted Date 3 weeks ago(12/27/2018 10:57 AM)
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  • Overview

    Alpha Space Test & Research Alliance is growing!


    Alpha Space is a commercial space company on the forefront of the new-space frontier.  Alpha Space owns and operates a commercial, external testing facility on the International Space Station (ISS) called MISSE.  We are payload integration experts and our customers include commercial and traditional space companies, the U.S. government, and educational programs.


    Alpha Space spun-off from MEI Technologies in 2015 and MISSE was permanently installed on the International Space Station in April 2018.  Alpha Space is a family-owned organization that offers turn-key, fixed price services to integrate, deliver, operate, collect data, and return science and engineering test elements.


    Why Choose Alpha Space??

    • Alpha Space is one of the only companies in the world that owns a private testing facility in space, and you will get to work with it
    • Alpha Space delivers its own spaceflight hardware for launch to the ISS every six months.  If you’re a hardware person, Alpha Space is the place for you
    • Alpha Space is a small team and you will be a critical, hands-on part of the team from your first day on the job
    • At Alpha Space you will have the opportunity to collaborate with some of the brightest, most experienced, and committed engineering and technology experts in the U.S.
    • At Alpha Space we are shaping our own future and the future of commercial space every day!


    With a small, dedicated team and our own orbiting test facility, Alpha Space is an organization that provides the world the opportunity to truly reach for the stars.


    Job Title: Electro-Mechanical Technician 


    Location: Houston, TX


    Relocation Assistance: Not at this time


    Contact: Kristen Gaustad, Senior Technical Recruiter




    Inspect, refurbish, assemble, and test electromechanical prototypes and spaceflight hardware for use on the international space station. Maintain and track Alpha Space inventory and tools.  


    • At least 5 years of experience assembling spaceflight hardware
    • Knowledgeable in and skilled with both mechanical and electronic system assembly
    • Demonstrated ability to assemble high-quality hardware
    • Able to work autonomously
    • Proactive, accountable, positive attitude, comfortable with a dynamic environment


    • Experience assembling hardware from engineering drawings
    • Experience writing assembly procedures
    • Familiar with NASA work authorizing documentation
    • Experience with receiving inspection
    • Experience with inventory control
    • Associates Degree


    Alpha Space is an Equal Opportunity/M/F/disability/protected veteran employer. 



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