Orbital ATK Structures (Honeycomb Panel) Assembly Technician in Beltsville, Maryland

Structures (Honeycomb Panel) Assembly Technician

Locations:Beltsville, MD

Categories: Engineering and Sciences


Job Description

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Job ID:JLH20171805-39679

With projected annual revenues of $4.5 billion, approximately 12,500 employees, and operations in about 20 states, Orbital ATK is a company on the move. Our mission is to ensure that our customers accomplish their mission ? whether it?s a technological breakthrough, a satellite launch, or protecting our nation. The company is the world?s leading supplier of solid rocket motors, a leading provider of launch vehicles, satellites and other space systems, and the nation?s largest manufacturer of ammunition.

Our Orbital ATK Beltsville location is currently seeking anAssemblyTechnician, with background and experience in composite structures, to join our team on 1stShift (6:30 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.)

Job Summary

The Assembly Technician positionwill 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.

Minimum Requirements:

  • HS 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 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.

Preferred Skills:

  • Previous fabrication (honeycomb panel and structures 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.

  • 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

NOTE: This position may be filled at one lower level to include a HS diploma. Previous fabrication (honeycomb panel and structure assembly) experience or Aerospace mechanical assembly desired.

Orbital ATK is applying entrepreneurial thinking and commercial practices to deliver reliable, innovative and affordable products and services to our customers and grow our core areas while harnessing new technologies that will take our products ? and your ideas ? into the future. When encouraged to think beyond the ordinary, you?ll be amazed at what you can do!

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/V/D

Job Type:Full Time

Desired Travel:less than 25%

Years of Experience:0-1 Year

Education:High School/GED