X-Bow Systems
  • Socorro, NM, USA
  • Full Time

Job Summary:

The Electronic Technician will modify, repair, and improve existing electronic products, equipment, and controls and will assist in developing new or updated electronic systems, components, or products.

Supervisory Responsibilities:



  • Repairs, install and inspects electronics or electronic systems as directed through verbal or written directions, diagrams, drawings, or specifications.
  • Maintains and makes necessary operating adjustments to the organization's electronic systems.
  • Determines material or replacement needs and a logical method for repair; takes appropriate action to meet those needs and makes repairs.
  • Ensures local, state, and national electrical codes are followed, and proper materials are used throughout electrical systems.
  • Manages and installs cables and wiring, splicing as needed.
  • Creates or adapts parts as needed to make repairs and improve the performance of various electronics.
  • Performs safety checks to ensure design plans are feasible in various conditions.
  • Reports potentially dangerous electrical equipment to supervisor and takes steps to resolve the issue.
  • Instructs employees regarding safe working procedures and requirements when working with electronic equipment and components.
  • Develops and maintains records related to electronic and electrical equipment.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Required Skills/Abilities:

  • Thorough understanding of electronics principles and design.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Detail-oriented and organized.
  • Excellent problem-solving ability.
  • Ability to follow highly complex directions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Education and Experience:

  • Associate's degree in Electronics preferred.
  • Electronic Technician certification or comparable certification or licensure preferred.
  • Aptitude with mechanical assembly and troubleshooting is desired

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.
  • Ability to distinguish various colors of wires and distinguish electronic system sections and wiring.

General Requirements

Must be a US Persons. Must be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information; having dual citizenship may preclude you from meeting this requirement. 


X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. (pronounced "Crossbow") is a U.S. defense technology and rocket propulsion company that has developed an innovative, low-cost method to manufacture solid rocket motors. Our propulsion technology, space launch, and modular boost platforms make us a unique and highly desirable aerospace supplier to the defense and national security industries. 

As an employee at X-Bow, you will be allowed to participate in a range of diverse activities to apply X-Bow's unique technologies and the flexibility to focus on areas that will further your individual professional interests and career path. In this position, you will be critical in helping us execute advanced technology projects and conduct space launch programs for the U.S. Department of Defense (DoD) and other government agencies.   

We are looking for a candidate who combines strong communication, organization, and management skills with broad interests and experience in the aerospace industry. As a key member of a small, dynamic, and highly skilled team, you will be expected to actively collaborate with others as well as work independently to accomplish assignments and responsibilities successfully. Creativity and methodical problem-solving are both required.   

Additionally, we are looking for someone energetic, flexible, and adaptable who is enthusiastic about being integral to a highly competent and successful team.  

ITAR Requirements

To conform to U.S. Government space technology export regulations, including the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR), you must be a U.S. citizen, a lawful permanent resident of the U.S., a protected individual as defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3), or eligible to obtain the required authorizations from the U.S. Department of State.  

General Disclosure

X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer; employment with X-Bow Launch Systems, Inc. is based on merit, competence, and qualifications and will not be influenced in any manner by race, color, religion, gender, national origin/ethnicity, veteran status, disability status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, mental or physical disability or any other legally protected status. Whatever you intersection of identities, you are welcome at X-Bow.

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