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The Aerospace Industry is composed of manufacturers who develop spacecraft and military and commercial aircraft, tanks, missiles, and other weapon related equipment. Since the first powered flight in 1903, the Aerospace Industry has grown drastically. To date, the Aerospace Industry in the U.S. accounted for nearly $909 billion in sales. Top companies include Boeing, Airbus, and United Technologies.

What are common job types in the Aerospace industry?

Project/Program Manager - Project/Program Managers oversee engineering and technical design of aerospace engineering projects, such as airplane or rocket components. They manage communication and coordination among different types of engineers working on a project, and supervise project schedules, budgets, and communications with stakeholders.

Engineer - Engineers design spacecraft, aircraft, missiles and weapons systems. They develop new technologies for use in spacecraft, aviation and defense systems, and design, assemble and test aircraft and aerospace products.

Business Development Manager - Business Development Managers are responsible for helping grow businesses by finding new opportunities, researching leads, establishing relationships with potential clients and arranging appointments for sales executives.

Field Service - Field Service roles provide direction and assistance to meet assigned objectives. They work within defined parameters to make decisions, apply concepts to issues of moderate complexity, and resolve issues through immediate action or short-term planning.

Maintenance Technician - Maintenance Technicians are held responsible for the safety of the crew and passengers as well as the success of each flight. Duties typically include: replacing and repairing of aircraft parts, and diagnosis and repair of mechanical and electrical problems.

Contract Administrator - Contract Administrators develop, negotiate and evaluate company contracts on behalf of an organization. They are charged with ensuring that both parties are complicit with the terms of the contract, as well as ensuring that all contracts abide by local and federal laws.

Technical Sales - Technical Sales roles are often the key point of contact for clients, answering queries, providing technical advice and demonstrating how to use new products and/or services. They provide pre-sales and post-sales support, negotiate contracts, terms and conditions, and review cost and sales performance.

Test Technician - Test Technicians conduct tests on products and equipment. They then record data from those tests and give that data to the product and engineering teams.

Electrician - Electricians install and repair electrical wiring in an aircraft, including cutting and stripping wire and insulating electrical connections. They also service the electrical components. In addition, Electricians run tests on equipment to locate issues and install needed replacement parts.

What are the highest paying Aerospace jobs?

Engineers on average earn the highest salary in the Aerospace Industry, making about $115K per year, depending on location. Operation Technicians earn on average $67K per year.

What Aerospace jobs are in demand?

Equipment Mechanics and Technicians are in high demand in the Aerospace Industry, and will see the most growth over other occupations, with a gain of 5%. The growth is dependent on the replacement of workers leaving the occupation. Most non-engineering Aerospace Industry positions will average faster than average growth between 2019 and 2029.

Why should one start a career in the Aerospace industry?

Since 1991, more than 3,000 of Orion's Junior Military Officers and Military Technicians have been hired into various roles within the Aerospace Industry. Veterans possess the world-class electrical, mechanical, and electronic skills necessary for the industry. In addition to being well trained in the technical aspects necessary to succeed as a Sales, Product, or Developmental Engineer, veterans are also able to meet the demands of complex programs and projects that the Aerospace Industry requires.

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Data Scientist II
Position ID: # EB-1728373948
Date Posted: 8/16/2022 10:53:46 AM
Location: Kansas City, MO
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $100,000 - $120,000

Job Description

The Data Scientist II leads moderate to highly complex data science and analytics projects that require skills in a diverse array of data science applications to support process improvement, defect reduction, and predictive analytics for manufacturing and business.

Summary of duties:
• Responsible for problem analysis, customer interaction, solution design, front end and back-end integration, maintenance, and support of data science and analytics solutions
• Independently develop data science models or algorithms using disciplined software development processes, making recommendations for developing new code or re-using existing code, implementing version control, and maintaining documentation of created applications
• Work directly with customers and business partners to develop requirements and provide technical solutions through an analysis of manufacturing/business needs and pain points.
• Define and implement ingestion, data preparation, curation, and governance of large, multi-faceted data sets supporting analytics models and workflows
• Contribute to the production of information products, supporting visualization and data accessibility in a customer centric manner
• Evaluate and make recommendations regarding technical advances that improve productivity and quality, reduce flow times, and enhance operational surety
• Develop guidelines and standards for analytics and machine learning models, their deployment, and associated processes

Location: Kansas City
Travel: 10% on average, mainly to suppliers and the national labs.
Pay: $100K - $120K based on qualifications/experience + relocation + sign-on bonus + outstanding benefits

Minimum Requirements:
• U.S. citizenship to obtain and maintain US Department of Energy Q-level security clearance
• BS in engineering from ABET accredited institution or master’s degree in data science or related field, or two years of relevant experience in lieu of a degree
• Two or more years of relevant experience in data science or related technical activities
• Demonstrated analytical skills, proficient with computer software applications, and the ability to produce and consume written documentation.

Desired Experiences & Qualities:
• Working knowledge of statistics, statistical modeling, and statistical process control
• Practiced using scripting and querying languages such as Python, R, SQL, and others
• Effective communication skills (verbal, written, and presentation) for interacting with customers and peers
• User experience mindset, including the production of visualizations and infographics to distill complex information
• Experience producing analytics data visualizations, preferably using Tableau, MicroStrategy, or equivalent
• Experience working with Hadoop, Hive, Apache Spark, etc.
• Experience with machine learning, neural networks, deep learning.

** If selected to interview additional information including critical insights and keys to success will be provided.

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Electrical Technician
Position ID: # EB-8672690607
Date Posted: 8/15/2022 5:25:00 PM
Location: Inglewood, CA
Industry: Aerospace
Salary: $25 - $30

Job Description

Orion Talent is helping an Aerospace & Defense organization hire an Electrical Technician in Inglewood, CA

Electrical Technician will contribute to development and production activities related to all systems with electrical content. This includes electronic prototype assembly, cable assembly, debug and troubleshooting, inspection, and operation of sophisticated test equipment. This position supports the organization through daily maintenance related to ongoing project research, development, and production efforts.

Position Requirements
• Associates degree in an electrical capacity or equivalent with at least 5 years of experience.
• Able to construct and test AC/DC circuits or systems by following detailed procedures, drawings, schematics, and data sheets.
• Understands and able to troubleshoot by following electrical schematics related to: analog and digital systems, 480VAC systems, and 800VDC systems.
• Understands basic operation of PLCs (programmable logic controllers).
• Follow test plans and test bench procedures to support end-customer product acceptance testing.
• Solid understanding of technician-based test equipment (multi-meters, oscilloscopes, function generators, etc.).
• Ability to understand electrical and mechanical drawings and schematics.
• Limited travel throughout the United States to support and troubleshoot issues at customer sites
• Must be able to lift up to 35 lbs

Position Details
• Location: Inglewood, CA
• Schedule: M-F, Day Shit (HM may change)
• Salary: Up to $30/hr
• Relocation Assistance: None
• Hiring Bonus: Possible
• Remote: No
Onboarding Requirements
• Background Check: Yes
• Drug Test: Yes
• Security Clearance: Not required
• Covid Vaccination: Required

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