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Electrical Engineering Technician

Intuitive Machines

Intuitive Machines

Software Engineering, Other Engineering
Houston, TX, USA
Posted on Tuesday, July 2, 2024

Electrical Engineering Technician

Houston, TX

About Intuitive Machines:

Intuitive Machines is an innovative and cutting-edge space company making cislunar space accessible to both public and private customers. We believe our mission is to further research, communications, and exploration beyond low lunar orbit. With multiple NASA lunar missions in the making and additional private missions on our manifest, we pride ourselves in supporting NASA, our customers and the nation in paving the way to return humans to the surface of the moon. Our world-class team includes experts in all spacecraft subsystems design, development, and test, on-orbit operations, and safety.

About The Role

Intuitive Machines is seeking a Senior Electrical Engineering Technician to join our team. This position will support the Avionics & Electrical Engineering teams. The applicant will be located on-site in Houston, TX. The candidate will work in a cross-functional team on the design, development, manufacture, test, and on-orbit operation of flight and ground support hardware, such as astronaut crew aids and tools and fluid systems.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Take initiative to read through Interface Control Documents to ensure that cables are created correctly after being given the task to create cables for a specific test

  • Work with manufacturing and quality engineers to identify improvements to designs

  • Interact with other design teams, electrical technicians, and the avionics team to coordinate changes

  • Work with suppliers to determine the best design practices and components selection

  • Participate in design, manufacturing readiness, and test readiness reviews

  • Desire to work hands-on with various types of hardware

The candidate will be encouraged to take on as much responsibility as practical and will be expected to play a role in the entire cradle-to-grave development process, including requirements development, conceptualization, supplier relationships, procurement, procedure development, and on-console mission operations support.


  • Required Education/Experience/Skills: High School Diploma, certifications or Two (2) years of college with courses in related degree, Electrical Engineer, Electronics etc.

  • 3+ years of experience required.

  • Additional relevant education may be substituted for a portion of the experience.

Desired Skills:

  • Familiar with Aerospace instrumentation such as solenoid valves, temperature & pressure sensors, DC motors etc.

  • Proficiency CAD electrical design tools, Altium or other PCB Design Software preferred.

  • Strong understanding of Electrical Engineering concepts with real world circuit design & analyst technique experience

  • Repair electrical systems, wiring, circuit breakers, equipment, and other components, so that

  • they remain at full functioning capacity.

  • Able to read blueprints, technical drawing, and diagrams and follow specifications.

  • Testing of electrical systems with oscilloscopes, voltmeters, and ohmmeters.

  • Experience procuring Class 1 hardware, meeting IPC Space addendum qualifications.

  • Knowledge of best practices for PCB layout for RF, Power & Analog signals.

Certification Required:

  • We look for current or previous certification under NASA-STD-8739 or IPC-001 Space Addendum.

US EEO Statement

Intuitive Machines is an Equal Opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.