Harness Assembly Technician (Goddard SFC) - Military veterans preferred

KBR (www.kbrjobs.com)


  full-time   employee

United States


Harness Assembly Technician (Goddard SFC)

KBR is looking for a Harness Assembly Technician to fabricate, assemble, and test flight and ground support equipment harnessing for numerous applications based on written documentation and workmanship standards at Goddard SFC in Greenbelt, MD.

The Harness Assembly Technician will use schematic drawings, wire lists, and written procedures to build cable assemblies from individual parts and components and perform verification testing of completed assemblies.

The primary responsibility will be Ground Support Equipment (GSE) and spacecraft flight harness assembly, including reading and understanding harness schematics, executing operational steps of a Work Order Traveler, and determining routing based on drawing, wiring mock-up, or chassis/rack layout.


  • Support spacecraft integration and test efforts in an ESD and clean room environment
  • Component integrations, testing, and flight close-outs
  • Support GSE chassis/rack assembly and testing
  • Miscellaneous harness activities e.g., bonding, GSE assembly support, flight hardware cleanliness, magnetic cleanliness, etc.

*Must be a U.S. Citizen or Permanent Resident *

Required Education, Experience, & Skills:

  • High School Degree or equivalent
  • 5 + years of experience in harness fabrication, testing, installation, mechanical assembly, or flight close-outs
  • Knowledge of conventional test equipment (digital multi-meters)
  • Ability to solve typical harness assembly problems with minimal supervision, and complete tasks to the quality standard required
  • Familiarity with the use of wiring tools
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Knowledge of harness quality and verification procedures

Preferred Experience & Skills:

Previous work in an AS9100-compliant environment

IPC J-STD-001 and/or NASA 8739.4 Crimp, Cable, Harnessing certification

Ability to work on and around critical hardware and systems such as spacecraft, aircraft, etc.

Experience with electronic drawing configuration management tools

KBR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, national origin, veteran status, genetic information, union status and/or beliefs, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.