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Actalent Integration Technician in Kent, Washington


C Shift: Friday - Sunday 5:00am - 5:30pm PST

As part of a diverse and hardworking team of technicians, you will perform general duties involved in the manufacturing, assembling, and testing of valves and controls components for various spaceflight systems. You will share in the teams impact on all aspects of component and subassembly manufacturing. The production valve manufacturing team is a critical part of the company's Integrated Supply Chain. A technician in this role will perform daily tasks including:


  • Integrate, test, functionally verify, and troubleshoot hydraulic and pneumatically-actuated cryogenic valves, systems and components.

  • Perform intermediate and/or depot level component maintenance, inspection, and repair.

  • Assist engineers in reviewing and developing design concepts, tooling, test hardware and providing feedback for improvements.

  • Follow, review, improve and provide feedback on work instructions for complex mechanical systems and installations.

  • Safely work with chemical and/or high-pressure hazardous systems.

  • Ensure tasks are performed on schedule, safely and in a professional manner.

  • Rapidly adapt to changing roles while working in a challenging high-paced work environment.

  • Show Innovation and accountability in the of improvement of processes and the efficiency of operations and the work area.

  • Maintain inventory of parts and equipment for assembly, test and maintenance of valve related systems.

  • Support overtime required for integration tasks or test campaigns.


  • 3-5+ years experience (or equivalent) in aerospace, aircraft, R&D or related industrial or defense fields.

  • Strong attention to detail, desire to solve problems, and drive to resolve technical issues.

  • Ability to lift items up to 40 lbs. and use lifting equipment and machinery for heavier hardware.

  • Must possess a strong work ethic, prove ability to follow direction, and meet expectations.

  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings and technical manuals.

  • Physically able to climb ladders and stairs.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills and ability to interface with software systems, databases and Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Ability to earn trust, maintain positive and professional relationships, and contribute to a culture of inclusion.


Assembly, blueprints, hydraulics, pneumatics, Precision Assembly, Mechanical assembly, Hand tool, Integration, Mechanical

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


  • Experience with cryogenic systems, operation, safety and hardware.

  • Prior experience fabricating, maintaining, testing, operating or inspecting aerospace mechanical components or fluids systems.

  • Experience with CAD systems for review and interpretation of 3-D models.

  • Certification for PIT class I, II, III, IV, or V forklift and/or overhead crane operator.

    About Actalent:

Actalent connects passion with purpose. Our scalable talent solutions and services capabilities drive value and results and provide the expertise to help our customers achieve more. Every day, our experts around the globe are making an impact. We’re supporting critical initiatives in engineering and sciences that advance how companies serve the world. Actalent promotes consultant care and engagement through experiences that enable continuous development. Our people are the difference. Actalent is an operating company of Allegis Group, the global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.