This is a great opportunity with a top Defense and Space company where most of the products you are working on will be going into orbit! \ \ \ Our employees have incredible opportunities to work on revolutionary systems in air and space that impact people's lives around the world today, and for generations to come. Our work preserves freedom and democracy, and advances human discovery and our understanding of the universe. We look for people who have bold new ideas, courage and a pioneering spirit to join forces to invent the future, and have a lot of fun along the way.\ \ Our culture thrives on intellectual curiosity, cognitive diversity and bringing your whole self to work - and we have an insatiable drive to do what others think is impossible. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.\ \ Cable and Harness Technician II\ \ Our client has an opening for a Cable and Harness Technician - Level 2 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Dulles, VA. The selected candidate will perform a variety of operations and procedures related to the manufacturing of cable/harness products.\ \ Essential Functions:\ \ \ \ Reads and interprets work Instructions, schematics, wire lists, and drawings.\ \ Ensures quality of the hardware is maintained and company procedures are followed.\ \ Ensures work is done with completeness, accuracy, adherence to operation sheets, ISO procedures, schedules, and assign tasks.\ \ Provides regular communication to shop leads and Work Center management on status and technical issues.\ \ \ Qualifications:\ \ \ \ Interact daily with work center management, engineers, and harness, leads on technical issues, and status updates.\ \ Demonstrate general technical knowledge in manufacturing. This includes interpreting complex engineering drawings, schematics, wire list, and diagrams.\ \ Adhere 100% to established ISO processes, be diligent to detail, while being able to balance quality of work and efficiency.\ \ Ability to pick up new task and learn quickly to include Splicing, torqueing, running wire, mating connectors, etc\ \ Ability to work with a diverse team, take constructive feedback from Safety and QA support personnel, and understudy with an assigned mentor for up to 6 months.\ \ Has a proactive attitude that does not need to be micromanaged, and can take direction.\ \ Ability to work inside a clean room environment, hazardous operations in a a safe manor.\ \ Ensures work is done with completeness, accuracy, adherence to operation sheets, ISO procedures, schedules, and assign tasks.\ \ Ability to have a flexible work schedule with the occasional 3+ week launch campaign trip. Request to work weekend are common to support the dynamic schedules of I&T.\ \ Hands on work around extremely fragile spacecraft. The focus for this position will be in executing technical process. All operation require a "buddy system" for checks and balances.\ \ \ Education Requirements:\ \ \ \ High School diploma or equivalent and minimum of 2 years additional education and/or related Cable and Harness experience\ \ \ Qualifications:\ \ \ \ Mut be able to gain a security clearance. Prefer active secret or top secret clearance\ \ Experience with Cable and Harness and capable on reading drawings, schematics and wire list.\ \ Experience in Aerospace Cable Harnessing\ \ Ability to successfully undergo through a DoD Top Secret clearance\ \ \ \ \ ***Apex Systems is an Equal Employment Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.\ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ \ EEO EmployerApex Systems is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate or allow discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding, or related medical conditions), age, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, genetic information, registered domestic partner status, marital status, disability, status as a crime victim, protected veteran status, political affiliation, union membership, or any other characteristic protected by law. Apex will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable law. If you have visited our website in search of information on employment opportunities or to apply for a position, and you require an accommodation in using our website for a search or application, please contact our Employee Services Department at email@example.com or 844-463-6178.