Engineering Technician

This position is responsible for providing technical assistance in the design of tooling and gauges to support the manufacturing operations and engineering process development; as well as to build, alter and repair fixtures, gauges, masters and coating & heat treat tooling.

Assist engineering and production in the design of tooling and gauges to support manufacturing operations.

Fabricate various tooling, fixtures, and gauges for engineering and manufacturing operations.

Monitor and perform calibration of tooling and precision gauges.

Provide training for various key tasks on the shop floor.

Research and develop equipment and tools to support safety and ergonomic risk reduction.

Work with engineering to evaluate process methods for new part qualifications.

Carry out experiments for Engineers in various high temperature coatings and welding processes.
Develop prototypes and layout new tool design and fabrication with the tool repair and fabrication area.

Support Met Lab functions, cut unique sample configurations, and fabricate fixtures for met lab equipment.

Basic Qualifications

This position requires a minimum of a High School Education, or GED.
Minimum of 5 years manufacturing experience.

This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Preferred Qualifications

A completion of a Toolmaker Apprenticeship Program certified by the State of Connecticut, graduate of a Technical School (Machining, Welding, Manufacturing, etc) or AS Degree in Engineering or Physical Sciences is preferred.

Ideal candidate will have experience setting up and operating a wide variety of equipment such as a milling machine, surface grinder, drill press, honing machine, lathe, etc.

A minimum of three (3) years related experience working with manufacturing processes such as milling, grinding, drilling, welding, heat treating, EDM, plating, etc is required if candidate has not completed a Toolmaker Apprenticeship Program.

A minimum of three (3) years related experience operating a Bridgeport is highly desired.

Knowledge of CNC programming is not required but is a positive.

Technician Experience with welding - GTAW, MIG, PTA, etc is not required but is a positive.

Experience with laser welding equipment is not required but is a positive.

Experience or knowledge of high temperature diffusion coatings such as aluminizing and chromizing is not required but is a positive.

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