PDS Tech Inc Fabrication Technician in Beltsville, Maryland
PDS Tech Inc. is seeking a Fabrication Technician, in Beltsville, MD.
THERE ARE TWO (2) TYPES OF TECHNICIAN OPPORTUNITIES AVAILABLE.
1)Structures (Honeycomb Panel) Assembly Technician.
The Assembly Technician position will provide mechanical technician support for the manufacturing of integrated products in our composite structures assembly area.
This involves the assembly of hardware to consolidated, honeycomb panels and structures.
2) Structures (Honeycomb Panel) Lay-up Technician.
The Lay-up Technician position will provide mechanical technician support for the manufacturing of integrated products in our panel consolidation assembly area.
This involves the assembly of honeycomb core and face sheets to create a consolidated, blank panel.
High School diploma or equivalent (education will be verified).
Minimum 2 years previous fabrication / honeycomb panel and structure assembly or aerospace mechanical assembly experience.
Experience in an aerospace and/or manufacturing environment preferred.
Mechanical aptitude to include the ability to read and interpret drawings.
Familiarity with hand tools and good math/geometry skills.
Candidate must be able to read, write and follow written manufacturing instructions and technical procedures in English.
Must work closely with lead technicians and supervisor to meet build requirements and schedules.
Must have experience / be able to operate equipment such as hand tools and power tools (rivet shavers, rivet tools, torque wrenches, drills) and precision measuring tools (micrometers, scales) for processing metals and wood.
Ability to safely lift up to 50 lbs.
Ability to stand for long periods of time.
Demonstrates high level of concern for safety of self and others.
Willing to work flexible schedules as needed to meet delivery dates.
Previous fabrication (consolidated honeycomb panel and structures or mechanical assembly) experience in aerospace manufacturing environment.
Experience preparing/mixing epoxy and silicone adhesives for mechanical and thermal component installation in honeycomb panels.
Experience handling hazardous materials utilizing PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) in accordance with OSHA and industry standards.
Experience handling film adhesives and preparing/mixing epoxy and silicone adhesives for mechanical and thermal component installation in honeycomb panels.
Computer skills including MS Word and Excel are a plus.
Competencies for Success:
Successful candidate will be a team player with a strong desire to work in a fast-paced, professional manufacturing environment.
Ability to follow instructions, plan work, and manage time appropriately.
Ability to follow safety procedures.
Demonstrates a positive attitude and strong work ethic.
Works with a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
Ability to arrive and report to work on-time, as scheduled.
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.