Launchpad Technician

Cape Canaveral, FL

Posted: 05/14/2024 Job Category: Engineering Job Number: 2346

Job Description

BlueWave is hiring a Launchpad Technician for an aerospace client with headquarters in Cape Canaveral, FL 33801. As a Launchpad Technician, you will be responsible for performing daily scheduled preventative maintenance or repairs of launch critical systems and components



  • Provide feedback to leadership and engineering about launch pad systems and components.

  • Troubleshoot issues found during maintenance inspections of fluid and mechanical systems

  • Follow standard practices and procedures needed to perform daily tasks

  • Operate heavy machinery including forklifts and aerial platforms

  • Work with a team of technicians to ensure every system is maintained with the highest level of quality to support the 100% successful launch of a multi-million dollar launch vehicle

  • Assist other technicians during launches with vehicle rollout, launch procedures, and post-launch securing

  • Assist fluids technicians during post-launch pad refurbishments and modifications



  • Experience in the aerospace, Automotive, oil and gas, or manufacturing industries 

  • Comfortable working outside full-time in all elements (minus lightning). 

  • Comfortable working on a critical timeline every day

  • High intensity. Experience using a Linear Variable Differential Transformer (LVDT).


Employment Type: Full-Time Onsite in Cape Canaveral, FL 32926

Benefits: Competitive Salary, Health Insurance, and Ancillary Benefits

BlueWave specializes in recruiting high-performing team members for technology, marketing, federal services, and leadership roles. We’re aggressive hunters—but only of talented people—and provide comprehensive staffing support for recruiting, hiring, and onboarding permanent and contract employees.

BlueWave is headquartered in downtown Orlando, Florida, and we have the flexibility to build teams nationally. With our boutique and personal approach, we get the right people in your company quickly without sacrificing quality. 

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