Aerojet Rocketdyne offers a complete line of propulsion products for launch vehicles ranging from missile defense to advanced hypersonic propulsion. These products have been used in a wide variety of government and commercial applications, including the main engines for the Space Shuttle, Atlas and Delta launch vehicles, and High Altitude Defense Systems.
We are seeking a Fabrication Mechanic for a day shift opportunity. This position will be located at our facility in West Palm Beach, Florida.
100% - Working to close tolerances, perform to varying degreees of difficulty fabrication operations to form, fit, fabricate, repair and test a variety of complicated production and developmental space propulsion details, precision parts, assemblies and related tools. Pressure test, inspect and perform thermal expansion and related tests on a variety of space related parts and assemblies. Support other trades in fabricating complex major assemblies involving manufacturing, assembly and test operations. The tasks to which the employee may be assigned will include one or more of the following types of work performed by a Fabrication Mechanic:
Required: 0-4 years of directly related experience. 2-3 years trade school highly desirable.
Prior experience in the Aerospace industry is a plus.
Position level will be filled based on education and experience of identfied candidate.
Requires well rounded knowledge of applied mathematics including, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and handbook formulae to read and interpret drawings, specifications and complicated sketches. Basic computer skills and the ability to navigate through manufacturing and quality systems.
Requires ability to operate a variety of fabricating machines and precision measuring instruments.
Must have a thorough knowledge of fabrication practices including characteristics of metals, alloys and non-metals.
The level at which the successful candidate will be employed is dependent on the skills, experience and knowledge they possess.
US Citizenship required. Must also be able to satisfy federal government requirements for access to government information, and having dual citizenship may preclude you from being able to meet this requirement.
Work Environment/Physical Requirements:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle or feel. The employee is regularly expected to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, stoop and kneel. The employee must lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Employee will need to work near moving mechanical parts and in loud working conditions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to fumes, chemicals or airborne particles. The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions).
Ability to hear
Visual acuity, depth perception
Distinguish basic and shaded colors
Bend, kneel, stand, walk, crawl - work in unusual positions
Pulling and pushing
Reach above shoulders