Firehawk Aerospace is a propulsion-focused aerospace and defense company based in the Dallas, TX area. Firehawk is seeking a propulsion technician, whose primary responsibilities would include taking part in test operations, general fabrication, and troubleshooting of components.
- Assemble, install, and test flight hardware.
- Hands on operations with both large and small fragile assemblies.
- Use precision calibrated tools – torque wrenches, micrometers and calipers.
- Perform work according to procedures, specifications, and test instructions.
- Perform other related duties, as assigned, for the purpose of ensuring an efficient and effective work environment.
- Fabrication, installation, troubleshooting, and maintenance of fluid system panels and tubing
- Take part in hazardous testing operations
- Perform system level troubleshooting and maintenance of test stand equipment and hardware
- Ensure that all engine test stand related equipment and services are performed safe and timely manner
- Disassemble and precision cleaning of valves, regulators, and other components
- Frequent on-site work at West Texas Test Sites
- High school diploma or equivalency certificate
- 1+ years experience with hands on work in the aerospace or related field
- Must be able to lift a minimum of 50 lbs unassisted
- Must be able to stand for extended periods
- Ability to operate heavy machinery
- Basic understanding of the operation of sensor types used to measure temperature, pressure, flow, and displacement
- Ability to follow detailed procedures and well document work performed
- Strong work ethic and ability to thrive in a fast-paced R&D environment
- Self-motivated with strong organizational, written, and oral communication skills
- Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships
- U.S. Citizenship
- 4+ years experience with hands on work in the aerospace or related field
- FAA Airframe and PowerPlant license.
- Active or Previous Security Clearance
To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) you must be a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident of the U.S., protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.
Work Environment and Physical Requirements:
Employees in these positions must possess mobility to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer; stamina to sit and to maintain attention to detail despite interruptions; may occasionally lift/carry/push/pull up to 25 pounds; may require minimal walking, standing for extended amounts of time, climbing, crouching, and/or bending; and vision to read printed materials and a computer screen, and hearing and speech to communicate in person and over the telephone. May require the ability to travel by air or auto. May require the use of personal protective equipment such as safety glasses, safety shoes, and shop coat. These positions may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the organization.
May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Requires U.S. Citizenship. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Equal Opportunity Employer Statement:
Firehawk Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firehawk Aerospace is governed on the basis of merit, competence and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status.