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Aerospace Assembly Technician III (A Shift)

Merritt Island, FL 32953

Posted: 06/05/2024 Employment Type: Contract Industry: Blue Origin - Contract Job Number: 29013

Job Description

Position Title:  Aerospace Assembly Technician III (A Shift)

Position Description: Protingent Staffing has an exciting Assembly Technician opportunity with our client in Merritt Island, FL.

Job Qualifications:
  • 5+ years of experience in manufacturing, assembly, and fabrication
  • Ability to Interpret engineering models, drawings, specifications, written work instructions and test procedures
  • Ability to Setup and operate a wide range of precision calibrated tools such as torque wrenches, micrometers, calipers, depth gauges and optical measuring instruments
  • Basic digital literacy such as Windows, Microsoft Office, etc.
  • Repetitively climb ladders/stairs and work in small, restricted areas
  • Perform repetitive work, including lifting of items up to 35lbs
  • Operate various material handling equipment including forklifts, overhead cranes, aerial lifts, truck-trailer combinations, and other ground support equipment as required
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Ability to support scheduled work shift (we rotate shifts occasionally) and work off-shift (2nd or 3rd shifts), extended hours, and weekends if/when vital
  • Other duties as assigned or otherwise beneficial to fulfilling the mission

  • Experience using hand drills, power feed drills (PFD), Jiffy/E-Tech tools, Winslow guns
  • Knowledge of proper drill speeds and feeds for materials being worked
  • Use of drill jigs, bomb sites, tools needed for hand placement of holes
  • Understanding of hole angularity and importance of quality hole tolerances
  • Experience drilling through aluminum, titanium, Inconel, composite stacks
  • Understand clean as you go techniques and need for general cleanliness
  • Experience in application of sealants, adhesives, paints, and primers
  • Be able to manage flight and non-flight hardware
  • Ability to pull holes
  • Industry certification, trade school training and/or degree in related field
  • Experience in handling large aerospace components
  • Experience in assembling large tight-tolerance structures
  • Experience in new product introduction
  • Experience in a team-based Lean Manufacturing environment
  • Certification in Lean Manufacturing

Job Details:
  • Contract
  • Location: Merritt Island, FL
  • Pay Rate: $42/hr
  • ITAR obligations are associated with this role, U.S. citizenship, U.S. legal permanent resident status, or protected person status under 8 U.S.C. § 1324b(a) (1), (3) is required.

Benefits Package: Protingent offers competitive salaries, insurance plan options (HDHP plan or POS plan), education/certification reimbursement, pre-tax commuter benefits, Paid Time Off (PTO), and an administered 401k plan.

About Protingent: Protingent is a niche provider of top Engineering and IT talent to product development companies nationwide. Protingent exists to make a positive impact and contribution to the lives of others as well as our community by providing relevant, rewarding, and exciting work opportunities for our candidates.

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