Manufacturing Technicians at ASI perform hands-on electro-mechanical assembly and light fabrication tasks typically associated with the production and installation of simulation and training devices, or device modification kits, that are installed throughout the U.S. and abroad. There is a broad spectrum of skills required to produce, install, and/or modify simulation devices. A single Manufacturing Technician is not expected to possess all skills necessary to produce a complete device but is expected to be an integral part of a team that does. Most tasks can be categorized as requiring an Manufacturing Technician that has either electrical assembly skills, mechanical fabrication/assembly skills or painting skills. This vacancy announcement is for a Manufacturing Technician that specializes in mechanical fabrication
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
Tasks are typically defined as build-to-print, using engineering drawings and associated lists combined with instructions documented on Job Tickets, Work Instructions, Installation Plans, etc.
Ability to read/understand mechanical fabrication and assembly engineering drawings and parts lists and,
Ability to perform light fabrication using hand tools and/or prototype fabrication machinery/equipment (ex: shear, punch press, press brake, saws, mill, lathe, welder, drill press, surface finishing, and paint) and,
Ability to perform bench sub-assembly, upper-level device assembly, and device installation tasks using hand tools, moving/rigging equipment
Ability to work within strict given deadlines.
Ability to multi-task
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.
ENTRY- 0 to 2 Years
MID- 3-5 Years
SENIOR - 5+ Years
Must have some background experience with the production of electrical assemblies (ex: cable assemblies, wired chassis’) or mechanical fabrications/assemblies, preferably in a military production environment
Must possess certification for specialty assembly practices such as soldering (J-STD, IPC), welding (AWS), etc. or be willing to be trained and tested to obtain certifications as required by ASI for skill sets associated with the position.
ADDTIONIAL REQUIRED SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Must possess basic reading, writing, and arithmetic skills. This is normally acquired through a high school diploma or equivalent.
Fluent in English
Ability to develop and maintain positive working relationships with internal and external customers.
Ability to adapt communication style and messaging to different audiences.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and projects simultaneously, ensuring stakeholder expectations are managed appropriately.
Ability to work in a project-oriented, fast paced environment to meet deadlines.
Proficiency in common business software (Microsoft Office – Word, Outlook, Power Point, Excel, SharePoint)
High School Diploma or Equivalent
Due to contractual requirements must be a United States Citizen
Must be able to pass an initial background check.
Must be able to obtain and maintain an active Department of Defense security clearance. Employee/selected candidate will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information (as required)
Must be able and willingness to travel (CONUS/OCONUS)
ASI is a Drug Free Workplace where applicants and employees are required to successfully pass pre-employment and Random drug testing.
Required to talk and hear.
Required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel, and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.
Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.
Work at heights of up to 20’ with appropriate safety gear
Must be able to lift up to 30 pounds
Additional skills may be required to perform additional task(s) specific to work location, department or line of business.
Working conditions are normal for a manufacturing environment. Work involves frequent lifting of materials and products up to 30 pounds. Machinery operation requires the use of safety equipment to include but is not limited to; eye safety glasses, hearing protectors, work boots, and hardhats. Loose-fitting clothes and jewelry are not permitted.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud in an open bay manufacturing area.
Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.
ASI is proud to be an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action employer dedicated to attracting, retaining, and developing a diverse and inclusive workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, domestic/civil partnership or marital status, national origin, disability, status as a protected veteran or any other characteristic protected by law. We strive for everyone to be valued, connected, and empowered to reach their potential and contribute their best.
ASI will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant.
This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.
It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments. ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person's physical or mental disability. ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not an undue hardship for ASI.