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Posted: Wednesday, August 23, 2017 11:03 PM

Virgin Galactic is on track to become the worldA?s first privately funded commercial space line. It is dedicated to becoming a world leader in sub:orbital commercial space tourism with a longer term vision to develop other space technologies that have the potential to open space to significantly more people and users. If you are looking for a challenging opportunity that will ignite your passion for commercial space travel, maintaining cool and innovative products, are exceptionally creative, are a great problem solver and can make things happen : apply today Overview:Virgin Galactic (VG) is seeking an experienced Aircraft Life Support Systems Equipment Technician (ALSE) to support our Spaceline Tech Ops department. The candidate must have a desire to learn something new, enthusiasm for the new space industry and be able to mix aerospace enthusiasm and experience with Spaceline ALSE development and maintenance. This is a full:time position at Virgin GalacticA?s aerospace facility in Mojave, California with anticipated transition to Las Cruces, New Mexico within approximately 18+ months.Without appreciable guidance, must complete assigned integration, maintenance, preventive maintenance and repair work on the ALSE equipment including, but not limited to, parachutes, helmets, masks, comms equipment, oxygen systems, PLBA?s and survival equipment.Without appreciable guidance, checks, dismantles, adjusts, overhauls, repairs, fabricates, removes and installs aspects of aircraft based ALSE systems and standalone ALSE assets.Shall be required to return ALSE to service after maintenance had been performed as allowed by the Spaceline GMM, shall be required to complete and sign work records in connection with work performed.Work closely with VG maintenance management, pilots, trainers, doctors, designers and TSC/VG engineering to continuously improve systems, processes, and operations for SS2 and WK2 flight crew equipment mechanical and/or life support systems.Support training program definition and development with direct input of hands:on knowledge of ALSE via different mediums as appropriate.Train Pilots and MX crews as required on ALSE equipment and systems, including assisting in proper sizing, fitting and adjustment of ALSE.Develop and implement Planned Maintenance (PM) requirements for ALSE.Setup, track and execute maintenance for ALSE in the Maintenance Tracking System (MRO, Ultramain).Assist with development of maintenance manual definition for ALSE systems and assets.Assist with the Spaceline GMM development and definition.Basic QualificationsHigh school diploma or equivalent.Must have 5+ years of Aircraft Life Support Systems Equipment Technician (ALSE) maintenance experience and specialized training.Must be familiar with procedures applicable to the various phases of ALSE maintenance. Must have a valid passport and able to obtain a driverA?s license. Must be willing to travel and be on:call. Must be able to obtain an AOA badge.Preferred Skills and ExperienceMinimum 2 years of college level education preferred. Aircraft Maintenance experience preferred.Valid FAA approved Airframe and Powerplant license (A and P License) preferred.Valid FAA approved Parachute Riggers Certification preferred.Certifications or similar within aerospace, aviation or automotive, preferred.Experience with maintenance tracking (MRO, Ultramain) software highly mercial passenger operations experience desirable.Must have the ability to assume responsibility for proper administration of policies and procedures.Must be able to work under pressure and thrive in a fast paced environment.Must display maturity of action and judgment.Good communication skills. Physical and/or Additional RequirementsMust be able to work all shifts and available for overtime as well as weekends when needed.Must be able to stand for extended periods : 8 hours min.Must be able to stoop, bend, crawl, and being able to maneuver in tight spaces.Physically able to handle items weighing up

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• Location: mojave, Palmdale

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