Mechanical Technician

Website Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation


KIRA Government Services

Job Title

Mechanical Technician

Job Location

Wallops Island, VA

Labor Category

Non-Exempt – Union

Clearance Requirement


Travel Requirement

Up to 25% of the time




Tlingit Haida Tribal Business Corporation (THTBC) is a family of 8(a), HUBZone, SDB, and other companies wholly- owned by the largest tribe in Alaska. Each of its wholly- owned 30+ subsidiaries are uniquely qualified to deliver value to its customers and teaming partners. For over 30 years, THTBC has operated as a trusted US Federal contractor throughout the US and worldwide. THTBC delivers outstanding service with innovative, low-cost contract solutions to all its public and private sector customers worldwide.  

Scope of Work:

The Maintenance Technician will provide support to NASA’s sounding rocket experiments.


  • Assist in the planning, layout, assembly, installation, maintenance, and repairing of industrial machines, and products utilizing knowledge of working characteristics of the equipment, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and various measuring devices
  • Perform other related duties as assigned or required Perform other related duties as assigned or required
  • Assist in reading and interpreting product specifications to determine sequence and methods of assembling, installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial machines

Minimum Requirements:

  • Minimum 8 years of general experience and 6 years as a maintenance technician, or a total of 10 years of general machine experience
  • Trade school or military training
  • Knowledge of and skill in the use of precision machines in a production machine shop environment to produce mechanical components, many of them one‐of‐a‐kind
  • Ability to perform calibration functions and to use standard test equipment and precision measuring equipment in the quality assurance of items constructed, modified, or procured
  • Training and Certifications in the following may be required:
    1. Crane Operator Certification per NASA‐STD‐8719.9 w/Change 2 and NPR 8715.3C
    2. Dye Penetrant Testing 
    3. Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Control per GPR 8730.6A
    4. Forklift Operator Certification per GPR 8719.1B
    5. General Safety Awareness, IT Security, Environmental Compliance, and Personnel Safety and Health
    6. Hazardous Materials Handlers (see Safety and Health Plan)
    7. High Pressure Operations per GSFC/WFF 800‐PG‐8715.0.4A
    8. Mate / Demate per NASA‐STD‐8739.4 w/Change 6
    9. Ordnance / Pyrotechnics Certification per GSFC/WFF 800‐PG‐8715.0.2C


THTBC offers eligible employees a comprehensive benefits package which includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision coverage
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)
  • Hospital Indemnity Plan
  • Company paid disability, basic life & AD&D
  • Employee paid voluntary life and AD&D for dependents
  • Accrued vacation and sick time
  • 401(k) retirement plan

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform all the essential duties of the position satisfactorily.   The requirements are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. May be required to obtain and maintain a security clearance, including successfully completing a thorough background investigation.

THTBC is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us and let us know the nature of your request. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. 



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