Engineering Technician III Missile Mod

Job Locations US-AL-Huntsville
Job Post Information* : Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/8/2024 10:36 AM)
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Engineering Technician III Missile Mod

Be the Difference


Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.


Astrion has an exciting opportunity for an Engineering Technician III Missile Mod for the RTES, supporting the Army Division. The Engineering Technician will work as a valued team member required to perform assembly/disassembly operations on missile systems, components, and associated hardware within the Missile Modification group in the Climatic Test Division of Redstone Test Center.




LOCATION: Redstone Arsenal Huntsville, AL






  • High School Diploma and/or associate degree from an accredited college/university preferred.
  • Five (5) years of experience in a mechanical or technical field or testing of military hardware is preferred or Two (2) years of applicable college/vocational/military, technical school and three (3) years of applicable experience in the assigned specialty area.
  • No certifications needed but:
    • Must be able to obtain a respirator certification for painting missiles.
    • Candidate must be certified (or capable of being certified within two years) to Level I of the radiographic requirements of American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) TC-1A standard or equivalent.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance (U.S. Citizenship is required for all applicants)
  • Should be able to read, understand and support the development of detailed work procedures as well as use and operate typical mechanical tools.
  • Experience with assembly/disassembly and modification of ordnance, missiles, components and associated hardware to include continuity resistance checks, and a working knowledge of missile systems is a plus.
  • Experience with assembly/disassembly and modification of ordnance, missiles, components and associated hardware to include continuity resistance checks, and a working knowledge of missile systems such as HELLFIRE/Longbow, TOW, and Stinger along with components is considered a plus.
  • Must be self-motivated, dependable, possess written and verbal communication skills with the ability to work within a team environment.
  • Should be proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook)
  • Must be capable of obtaining Group II Level Explosive Certification and be willing to work in a hazardous environment.




  • Preference will be given to applicants who possess an active Secret Security Clearance, valid driver’s license and who are high-energy, fast-paced, driven, organized and attentive to detail.




  • The candidate will also modify missiles, rockets and explosive components using specialized tools, equipment and remotely controlled systems.
  • The candidate will follow all Standing Operating Procedures (SOP), work procedures, Test Safety Risk Assessments (TSRA) and safety guidelines.
  • Job orientation and on the job, training will be provided.
  • The candidate will collaborate with teammates in establishing best practices and workplace organization.
  • Other duties as assigned. The ability to work safely and efficiently is a must.



What We Offer


  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Professional development allotment
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • 401K with employer matching
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule


Who We Are


At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to “Be the Difference”. This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.


We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what’s possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.


Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!


Astrion is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We provide equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibit discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local laws.


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