Laboratory Quality Assurance Technician

  • Kennedy Space Center, FL
  • Posted 35 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
Full Time


Quality assurance
Problem solving
Analytical skill
Data collection
Laboratory equipment
Mergers and acquisitions
Regulatory Compliance
Health care

Job Details


Laboratory Quality Assurance Technician

Be the Difference

Astrion offers comprehensive services that boost preparedness, optimize performance, and ensure success across various domains, from Cyber to Digital, Mission and Systems, servicing our nation's Civilian, Defense and Space communities. We support customers with Centers of Excellence in Washington DC, Huntsville, AL and Burlington, MA with an additional 36 locations across the U.S.

Astrion has an exciting opportunity for a Laboratory Quality Assurance Technician for the LASSO II contract, supporting the Space Division. This fulltime represented position is responsible for supporting component refurbishment critical to ground and launch processing. Work will be performed onsite at the Kennedy Space Center.


The ideal candidate is an experienced Laboratory Quality Assurance Technician responsible for verification of precision chemical cleaning, refurbishment of functional components, decontamination, and passivation of aerospace fluid systems. This is a fulltime represented position and work will be performed onsite at the Kennedy Space Center.

LOCATION: Kennedy Space Center, Florida

JOB STATUS: Fulltime


  • High School diploma. Two or more years of college experience preferred.
  • Minimum of two years of experience in quality assurance or inspections of systems and equipment, preferably in the aerospace field.
  • A combination of experience and education can be used.
  • Experience in chemical and material processes, sampling processes, testing and measurement techniques, inspection methodology, reading engineering drawings, use of specifications, standards, and precision equipment.
  • Ability to read, comprehend and follow prescribed procedures for components/job in progress.
  • Basic knowledge of mathematics.
  • Computer literate.
  • U.S. Citizenship is required
  • Must be able to pass the following KSC-provided physicals:
    • Fuel Handlers
    • Visual: Micro-particle Counter
    • Respirator
    • Hazardous Waste Handler

  • Ability to work as a team.
  • Ability to follow written and oral instructions.
  • Good problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Able to produce accurate, detailed work.
  • Able to work in enclosed areas and heights up to 500 feet.

  • Calibrate equipment, make measurements using analytical instruments, calculate and record results, including critical launch support analysis.
  • Assist Chemist with analytical projects and data collection.
  • Ensure compliance to safety, environmental, quality and EPA/FL, DOH/NELAC standards, as trained and required.
  • Assist Chemists in non-routine tests and studies related to troubleshooting and/or simulation of aerospace systems and commodities.
  • Prepare and conduct general laboratory investigations with awareness of laboratory techniques, operations and instrumentation.
  • Perform calibrations, standardizations and certification of laboratory equipment, instrumentation and materials, as well as routine and essential maintenance.
  • Prepare analytical solutions and gas mixtures used in general laboratory analyses.
  • Assist Chemists in setup, modification, preparation and conducting specialized tests and projects assigned to the laboratory.
  • Suggest improvements and modifications to existing procedures and/or equipment and evaluating proposed or modified techniques.
  • Prepare reports as required and inform cognizant supervision of problem areas pertaining to laboratory operations, quality or safety.
  • Use computer-assisted automation and data calculation to generate analysis results.
  • Assist the company Point of Contact (POC) which includes RCRA compliance and maintains annual re training.
  • Issue Purchase Requests for the laboratory group.
  • Perform tasks as directed.

What We Offer
  • Competitive salaries
  • Continuing education assistance
  • Multiple healthcare benefits packages
  • Paid time off (PTO) along with a federally recognized holiday schedule
  • Access to Kennedy Space Center on site services including the Child Development Center, Fitness Center, Barbershop, NASA Exchanges, Credit Union and Kennedy Athletic, Recreation & Social (KARS) parks

Who We Are

At Astrion, we innovate, elevate, and shape the world of tomorrow. At our core is our purpose to "Be the Difference". This means we encourage our employees to take action and be the driving force for positive change. We foster an environment where innovative solutions flourish and our company continuously evolves.

We have a culture of care, empathy, and making a tangible difference within our organization and communities. We embrace continuous learning, growth, and innovation, and pushing the boundaries of what's possible. We promote collaboration and empowering our teams is at the core of our success.

Join Astrion and Be the Difference in your career and the world!

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