26 days old

Electrical Technician - Junior

Palestine, TX 75801
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Not Applicable/None

Job Description:

Ready to put your skills to work on Technical or Engineering projects? Are you great with people and have willingness to work hard to get the job done? Parsons is seeking a candidate with a desire to enhance the fabric of our community.


Our Mission Solutions division of Parsons Space & GeoSpatial is searching for a junior Electrical Technician I to provide support for the design, manufacture, maintenance, integration, and test of electronic systems and/or test equipment for the NASA Columbia Scientific Balloon Facility (CSBF) including launch site preparations and support, and mission operations and recovery.


  • Design, fabricate, test, install, modify, troubleshoot, repair, and operate electronic systems and test equipment; maintain electronic equipment, locate and correct defects in electronic assemblies and systems

  • Requisition electronic parts and materials, ensure adequate supply is available; maintain labor and material cost records

  • Ship equipment, supplies, and contract deliverables. Receive incoming equipment and supplies

  • Perform routine hardware and software maintenance and assists in proper upkeep and utilization of systems

  • May operate bench lathes, drills, or other machine tools to fabricate parts such as coils and chassis

  • Prepare and project documentation such as change orders, schematics, and wiring diagrams; interpret process control manuals/documentation

  • Coordinate with faculty, researchers, and/or engineers regarding design requirements and application of electronic research equipment

Specific Requirements / Licensing:

  • Must be a US Citizen or lawful permanent resident

  • High School Diploma or GED

  • Not less than one year of previous related experience

  • Knowledge of electrical and electronic theory, and digital and analog circuitry

  • Knowledge of the tools, equipment, and materials used in electronic testing, fabrication, and maintenance

  • Skill in soldering, wire wrapping, crimping, component placement, routing of printed circuit design

  • Skill in reading schematics / wiring diagrams to perform standardized testing and troubleshooting of circuit

  • Skill in record keeping for documentation purposes

  • Ability to lift 50 pounds

Training and Certifications in the following may be required:

  • Crimp, Cable, and Harness Certification per NASA-STD-8739.4 or Northrop Grumman equivalent process

  • Electrostatic Discharge ESD Control per GPR 8730.6 or Northrop Grumman equivalent process

  • Soldered Electrical and Electronic Assemblies per ANSI / J-STD-001

  • General Safety Awareness

  • Ability to pass NASA training and become certified NASA Ordnance Handler of the device if required

  • SharePoint training as required

The position requires a COVID vaccination or an approved accommodation/exemption for a disability/medical condition or religious belief.


Posted: 2021-09-21 Expires: 2021-11-14

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Electrical Technician - Junior

Parsons Corporation
Palestine, TX 75801

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