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.
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.
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