Ground Station Technician

Alba Orbital

Direct Entry Job Permanent Glasgow, UK

Uploaded 25 Jan 2022

Job Description

We’re looking for a technician to help assemble our ground stations, to help support our commissioning of a new manufacturing / test space, and to perform general tasks in support of our satellite manufacturing effort - this is a varied role.


-General work in support of all aspects of radio ground station manufacturing

-Involves use of power tools, regular hand tools, sensitive radio test equipment, parts/tools organisation, administration, cleaning, tidying

-Involves electrical work and soldering

-General work in support of commissioning of new manufacturing/test space

-Work can involve helping with space usage decisions, implementation of storage solutions, input into tool/furnishing selections, administration, cleaning, tidying, fetching

-General work in support of our satellite manufacturing effort. Work can involve lending support to small mechanical/electronic builds, procurement administration, logging of stock/stock management and selection of tools and equipment

-Any miscellaneous duties as requested

If this sounds exciting to you then please forward your C.V. in the first instance to: [email protected]

Person Specification

Required skills:

We’re looking for someone with a can-do attitude who can motivate themselves at the same time as fitting in well with a positive goal-oriented team.

-Fairly recently HNC/HND qualified in Engineering Technology or similar technical degree

-Familiarity with common electrical and mechanical build tools, and computer systems

-Interest in all aspects of ground station, space and radio communications

-Clear verbal communications

-Has the right to work in the UK

Required approach:

Flexible approach to getting stuck in and helping out is absolutely essential. Would suit someone who likes variety in their work.