Space Hardware Assembly Technician

Decatur, AL |Full Time
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Position Description

Dynetics, a wholly owned subsidiary of Leidos, is seeking a talented Space Hardware Assembly Technician to join a diverse team to create unique solutions for complex problems. With offices across the United States engaging in the defense, space, cyber and commercial fields, Dynetics provides responsive, cost-effective engineering, scientific and IT solutions

The Technician will be responsible for performing mechanical assembly of components into large rocket structures per NASA standards. Performs fit-up and hand drilling using jigs and templates. Installs fasteners including bolts, screws, and solid and expandable rivets. Applies touch-up and stencil paint using hand-held spraying equipment. Measures parts and assemblies using standard measuring equipment including scales, tape measures, and calipers. Reads and interprets drawings, specifications and work instructions. Works both as a team member and independently as required.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Assists in the development and maintenance of internal materials and process specifications through a working knowledge of industry standards and a wide range of composite manufacturing trends.
  • Assists in the implementation of composite process development and production transition planning that meets quality, production rate, startup time, and margin requirements
  • Must apply knowledge of product design, assembly, tooling, process of composite materials while working to develop or improve composite manufacturing processes
  • Complete all planning paperwork throughout the production process
  • Helps monitor inventories and supplies and ensures correct usage
  • Understand process and quality procedures and communicate them to other team members
  • Communicate with supervisors, managers and quality about issues effecting quality of productivity
  • Complies with all Company policies, procedures and regulations
  • Performs other related duties as assigned by management

Basic Qualifications

Candidate must possess a High School diploma, GED or equivalent experience.

Candidate must have at least two (2) years of experience.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience with hand tools including drills, grinders, wrenches, and screw drivers.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience reading and interpreting drawings/documents such as operating instructions, work instructions, and blue print data.

Candidates must be able to lift and carry up to 50 pounds.

Candidates must have demonstrated experience effectively communicating within a team environment.

Other Qualifications

Security Requirements

Candidate must be a US Citizen.

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COVID Response

Effective January 4, 2022, in order to enter Leidos/Dynetics facilities in the US and to attend Leidos/Dynetics business events outside our facilities, employees will be required to be vaccinated for COVID-19 or maintain proof of a negative COVID-19 test within 96 hours of entry. All Leidos/Dynetics employees must be fully vaccinated (2 weeks past final dose) unless they are entitled to a legal accommodation. If you are not vaccinated, please consider getting your COVID-19 vaccination as soon as possible. If you have any questions, please contact your Talent Acquisition POC.

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