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Kaman Corporation Assembler A in Jacksonville, Florida

Works under the direction of the Supervisor of Production, or designee, with a minimum of supervision. Assembles aircraft structural details, subassemblies, and/or assemblies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs all fabrication tasks in any assigned cell(s), project or functional area

  • Tasks will be performed within full-scale production manufacturing operation and may include tasks with unusual and diverse fabrication, mechanical assembly, and quality assurance processes following established methods, policies and procedures.

  • Working from complicated drawings, specifications and charts, assembles or disassembles a wide variety of complex aircraft mechanical and/or structural details, subassemblies and/or assemblies, including installations and riggings related to safety of flight, to required standards.

  • Support the assembly of Pnuematic/Hydraulic systems using circuit schematics, diagnostic programs and equipment.

  • Troubleshooting of electrical systems

  • Fabrication of harnesses and connector termination

  • Pinning and depinning of connector contacts

  • Installation of wiring into aircraft components

  • Replacement of faulty wiring harnesses

  • Creation or rework of electrical ground and bond connections

  • Perform other mechanical and cosmetic reworks of non-conformities, adjustments, replacements, and calibrations when demand for electrical rework is low

  • Perform efforts associated with sealing, wrapping, bonding, tying, and closure of wire harnesses and cables in accordance with standard processes.

  • Responsible for maintaining production output of cell(s) to schedule, ensuring tact time is attained with a minimum of scrap, waste or downtime.

  • Help control costs and conformance of parts to appropriate quality standards within an assigned cell(s).

  • Maintains familiarity with company/customer blueprints, technical drawings, specifications, etc.

  • Maintain records, data, logs, etc., as necessary or required.

  • Detects and reports any unusual circumstances and/or defective material or tooling.

  • Perform all of the complex fabrication tasks using equipment such as hand and power tools common to the craft, jigs, fixtures and assembly aids as well as precision measuring instruments.

  • Maintains a high degree of accuracy and integrity while working to close tolerance levels.

  • Participates in cell fabrication projects and assists with process improvement methods, solutions and procedures to enhance program quality, cost and scheduling.

  • Install various types of fasteners.

  • Drill close tolerance holes through various thicknesses and material, including aluminum, titanium, composites and steel.

  • Setup and use counter sink cutters and cages.

  • Mix and apply various sealants and adhesives.

  • Remove and replace hardware

  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • A strong understanding of the importance of FOD control and tool control

  • Ability to use hand/power tools, hand squeeze, pneumatic drills, rivet guns, floor squeeze, common to the manufacture of aircraft sheet metal and structural parts.

  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments.

  • Must be able read and interpret complex blueprints, specifications, charts and tables.

  • Ability to effectively use intermediate shop math.

  • Ability to use complex assembly fixtures.

  • Ability to mix and apply adhesives and sealants.

  • Ability to drill close tolerance holes.

  • Ability to perform electrical bonding.

  • Must be able to apply torque to screws and bolts.

  • Ability to layout hole locations and hand locate parts.

  • Ability to use precision measuring instruments, such as scales and calipers.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints, specifications, charts and tables.

  • Ability and understanding of routing instructions and handling of harnesses.

Preferred skills:

  • Ability to perform click bonding.

  • Ability to apply cold hole working.

  • Ability to perform dimpling (hot and cold).

  • Ability to help provide skills training to and proper guidance to others as assigned.

  • Ability to read 3-D drawings.

  • 3 years of applied trades training a plus.

Minimum Qualitficatons

  • High school diploma or GED required.

  • Minimum of 5 years of aircraft structures experience required.

  • 3+ years of experience in aircraft electrical systems troubleshooting, fabrication, installation and maintenance

Job Posting Title: Assembler A

Job ID: 2021-6699

Name: Kaman Aerospace

Name: Shift 1

Street: Imeson Industrial Park