ABOUT FIREFLY AEROSPACE
Firefly Aerospace is a U.S. based advanced space technology developmental organization focusing on the leading edge of space systems progression. We are committed to providing economical and convenient access to space for small payloads through the design, manufacture, and operation of reliable launch vehicles.
Come help us build Rockets! Entry level positions available. Location is in Briggs, TX, north of Cedar Park. Composite technicians manufacture all production and development primary structures, tanks and secondary structures from raw fiber through delivery to the integration line. The Alpha vehicle is the only American all-composite rocket and composites will fundamentally set Firefly above the competitors. As a core strength, we seek composite technicians with a diverse knowledge base along the entire manufacturing line.
Perform all the steps in making aerospace grade composite parts, including but not limited to:
Cut carbon using hand tools to high tolerance
Perform bonding operations (abrade, clean, prep adhesives, etc)
Hand lamination of various materials including (carbon, glass, Kevlar, film adhesives and foam or metallic cores)
Perform full vacuum bag cure cycles from running instrumentation, debulking through monitoring oven runs
Cure materials per mfr spec
Material handling pursuant to AS9100
Support con-ops and tooling design meetings for future products
Improve composite operations and product designs with engineering
Constantly improve the fabrication operations and drive efficiency projects from the ground up
Demonstrated mechanical aptitude
Attention to detail
Demonstrated ability to drill and lay out precision holes
Proficient use of Pneumatic tools, hand tools, Power tools, and Precision measurement instruments
Familiarity working with and conforming to drilling, laminating, and assembly prints
Experience working with material data sheets
Shop organization and cleanliness
Use of personal protective equipment
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.
Firefly Aerospace, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with Firefly is governed based on 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.