Fabrication Tech IV

Saic Hanahan , SC 29410

Posted 4 days ago

Job Description:

Description

SAIC is looking for a Mechanical Engineering Fabrication Technician. Select candidate will support our engineering team integration and production effort for military rolling platforms and sub-assemblies. The technician may also support testing of platform and sub-assemblies. Position will require preparation for bonding, trimming and drilling of various types of composites and metals. This position requires a sense of urgency, attention to detail, flexibility within constraints of defined processes, ability to multi-task and the ability to work independently. The ideal candidate must be motivated with the ability to work to assigned deadlines and able to work in a fast-paced environment. Candidate will be required to follow all safety and environmental policies and programs; must be able to use personal safety devices as required by company policy; report any activities that could be detrimental to safety and/or the loss of productivity; report any injuries when they occur. Must be willing to cross-train into other areas as required to meet production schedules and/or manufacturing needs.

Tasking will include but not limited to:

  • Operate fabrication machinery as needed.

  • Design and construct templates and fixtures, using hand tools.

  • May make sketches and rough layouts, record and analyze data, make calculations and estimates, and report their findings.

  • Review engineering drawings and blueprints to determine materials requirements and task sequences

  • Set up, operate fabricating machines such as brakes, rolls, shears, flame cutters, grinders, and drill presses to bend, cut, form, punch, drill, or otherwise form, and assemble metal components.

  • Set up face blocks, jigs, and fixtures .Lay out and examine metal stock or work pieces to be processed in order to ensure that specifications are met.

  • Locate and mark work piece bending and cutting lines, allowing for stock thickness, machine and welding shrinkage, and other component specifications.

  • Overhead crane operation. All employees are required to assist in plant housekeeping. Including, but not limited to - sweeping, emptying trash barrels, proper storage of chemicals, etc.

  • Quality inspection

  • Material handling

Qualifications

Required

  • High School Diploma or equivalent. Minimum 3 years' experience in prototype manufacturing environment.

  • Must be a U.S. citizen

  • Good interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.

  • Basic math capabilities.

  • Experienced accurately measure within specified tolerances. Effective use of measuring equipment (calipers, protractor, tape measure, etc.)

  • Ability to read specifications, shop drawings, schematics, and blueprints

  • Must be able to operate basic cutting equipment

  • Proficient in flame and plasma cutting torches

  • Proficient with identification of and proper use of hand tools

  • Capable of using basic precision inspection tools.

  • Self-motivated with a sense of urgency in day-to-day performance.

  • Must be able to work extra hours daily and on weekends as required.

  • Must be able to work in a non-controlled climate - i.e. no air conditioning in the plant

  • Must be able to lift 60 lbs. on a consistent basis

Overview

SAIC is a premier technology integrator, solving our nation's most complex modernization and systems engineering challenges across the defense, space, federal civilian, and intelligence markets. Our robust portfolio of offerings includes high-end solutions in systems engineering and integration; enterprise IT, including cloud services; cyber; software; advanced analytics and simulation; and training. We are a team of 23,000 strong driven by mission, united purpose, and inspired by opportunity. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, SAIC has annual revenues of approximately $6.5 billion. For more information, visit saic.com. For information on the benefits SAIC offers, see Working at SAIC. EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability


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