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Mechanical Assembly Technician

Northridge, California 91329 | Contract

Post Date: 05/22/2018 Job ID: 22189 Industry: Other Area(s) Pay Rate: 48.94

We are  looking for an Assembly Tech to support the development of our novel communications technologies. In this role, you will use your experience as an aerospace technician to work side by side with the design engineers, handling and testing first-of-a-kind hardware.

 
  • Work with the engineering team on all aspects of the prototyping process, including quality and safety
  • Use your fabrication and assembly skills to support the assembly, installation, and electrical mates of sensitive aerospace components
  • Review procedures with the engineers prior to performing them, proactively identify issues, and suggest solutions
  • Support system testing which may include vibration, thermal, vacuum, and functional testing
  • Maintain Tool Control, ESD, and FOD standards in work areas
  • Independently resolve routine questions and problems
  • Support cleanroom activities, including maintaining the operation of the cleanroom, and performing precision cleaning on newly arrived hardware
  • Support the application of epoxies and other adhesives

Skills:
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience as an assembly technician performing critical hardware handling in an aerospace environment
  • Experience with cleanroom operations, OR with epoxy mixing and application/bonding
  • Hands-on knowledge and experience with the use of a variety of hand tools and mechanical equipment
  • The ability to read, interpret, and execute to mechanical assembly drawings and BOMs
  • The ability to demonstrate advanced technical knowledge in manufacturing operations and procedures as it pertains to mechanical assembly
  • A background in either machining or electrical (PCB or cable) assembly
  • The technical prowess to tackle and understand new technical and engineering designs
  • Must be willing and able to work off shifts, weekends, overtime, and travel for test campaigns
  • Ability to lift up to 60 lbs
  • Certifications as a crane operator and/or forklift operator are desired
  • Given the nature of this role, certain candidates may require export license approval under the U.S. export control or trade sanctions laws to be hired. Client  has unilateral discretion to determine whether to apply for any export license or other approval that may be required. Should client elect to apply for a license, please be advised that there is no guarantee that the United States Government will issue an export license or other approval

Education: Technical training equivalent to an Associates Degree is required

 

Minimum Degree Required: Associate' s Degree (Community College, MBO)

Certifications & Licenses:  Certification as a crane operator and/or forklift operator are desired
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