Skip navigation
Unable to save this job. Please try again later.


Email this Job to Yourself or a Friend

To begin the application process, please enter your email address.

Company Contact Info

  • Chincoteague Road
    Wallops Island, VA 23337

Already have an account?

Sign in to apply with your saved resumes.

New to CareerBuilder?

Don't have an account? Continue as a guest!

Sorry, we cannot save or unsave this job right now.

Report this Job

Trust and Site Security Team.

Don't miss out on new jobs!

Get the latest Systems Technician (Architecture and Engineering) jobs in Wallops Island, VA delivered directly to your inbox. You can unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Saved!

Could not save Job Alert!

You have too many Job Alerts!

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.

Sign Up

or   Sign In Here
Password Must Contain
8 to 15 characters
1 uppercase letter
1 number or symbol
1 lowercase letter
Create an Account with CareerBuilder to save jobs & unlock these great features
See similar job titles and skills to help you make your next move
Upload a resume and become visible to Hiring Managers and Employers
Compare Salary Information to see where you stand amongst your peers
Easily Quick Apply to jobs with just one click!

Email Send Failed!

Vehicle Systems Technician II

Ljt & Associates Inc • Wallops Island, VA

Posted 11 days ago

Job Snapshot

Experience - Up to 2 year(s)
Other Great Industries

Job Description

LJT & Associates, Inc. provides a wide range of engineering and other support services to the U.S. Government and International customers. We are a diversified information technology services company with expertise in the analysis, design, development and implementation of a variety of software and hardware integration solutions. The company has experienced significant growth and seeks qualified candidates to support continued growth in all of our business sectors.

  • Knowledge required to perform inspection, assembly, testing, checkout, and preparation for launch of various rocket vehicle systems and subsystems; perform maintenance and acceptance tests of sounding rocket launchers and other ground support equipment; .
  • Be able to apply specifications pertaining to rocket vehicle inert components such as fins, tailcans, interstages, electro-mechanical systems or components such as motors, Igniter's, electro-explosive devices, hardware, and electrical systems. Apply safe launch vehicle and pad operations prior to and during count down. Ability to interface effectively with scientists and engineers

LJT provides a very competitive benefits package. Health coverage begins on first day of employment!

Duties & Responsibilities
  • Assist in performing inspection, assembly, testing, and checkout, shipping of various rocket motors, igniter's, and electro-explosive devices according to written procedures
  • Assist in the inspection, acceptance, assembly, testing and checkout of all vehicle inert hardware such as fins, tailcans, interstages, launch lugs, adapters, electro-mechanical devices, etc.
  • Performs non-routine assignments required to support a complete mission project involving the transporting, assembly, checkout and launch of various rocket vehicle systems 
  • Assist in the safe launch vehicle and pad operations prior to and during countdowns under the direction of the launch pad supervisor
  • Track and maintain calibration, and availability of vehicle systems support equipment such as tools, meters, checkout boxes, etc.
  • Assist in the checkout of vehicle hardware and systems to meet flight requirements and install vehicle components (i.e., fins, adapters, electrical harnesses, nozzles, igniter's, etc.) to make up complete stages
  • Assist in final launch preparation, checkout, and launching in a safe and timely manner; static firing of solid propellant rocket motors and electro-explosive devices and conducting annual Pyrotechnic Grounding surveys
  • Use polymers and thermosetting plastics in making modifications and repairs
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required




  • Crane Operator Certification per NASA-STD-8719.9 & NPR 8715.3
  • Electrostatic Discharge ESD Control per GPR 8730.6
  • Forklift Operator Certification per GPR 8719.1
  • General Safety Awareness
  • Hazardous Materials Handlers (see Safety and Health Plan)
  • Ordnance/Pyrotechnics Certification per GSFC/WFF 800-PG-8715.0.2

Minimum Education required for the Position 

AS in Mechanical Technology or equivalent military/trade school training. 

Launch Systems Technician II – 0 to 2 years related experience

Other Knowledge Skills & Abilities 1. Must be a U.S. Citizen.
2.Must be able to travel.
3.Must be able to obtain a U.S. Passport
4.Background investigation required.

LJT is an Equal Opportunity Employer EOE M/F/D/V
Job ID: 2018-2321
Help us improve CareerBuilder by providing feedback about this job: Report this Job.
For your privacy and protection, when applying to a job online, never give your social security number to a prospective employer, provide credit card or bank account information, or perform any sort of monetary transaction. Learn more.
By applying to a job using CareerBuilder you are agreeing to comply with and be subject to the CareerBuilder Terms and Conditions for use of our website. To use our website, you must agree with the Terms and Conditions and both meet and comply with their provisions.
Don't miss out on new jobs like this
Get the latest jobs delivered to your inbox. Unsubscribe at any time.

Saving Your Job Alert

Job Alert Created

Well, this is embarrassing. We are having trouble saving your search. You can try again or come back at a later time.

Maximum Email Alerts

This email address has reached the maximum of 5 email alerts. To create a new alert, you will need to log into your email and unsubscribe from at least one.