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Aircraft Machinist

Description:
PDS Tech is seeking an Aircraft Machinist for an open position in New Orleans LA

The ideal candidate will:
  • Follow general instructions,
  • Read and interpret complex blueprint drawings and specifications to set-up and machine items to fabricate out of sequence emergent production parts as required using manual and CNC machines.
  • Develop and revise Machine Control Data (MCD) and geometry.
  • Assist the team in resolving issues and completing job responsibilities.


 
DESIRED COMPETENCIES
  • Accountability and Responsibility - Demonstrate a willingness to accept responsibility and accountability for one's actions.  Exhibit a moral, legal or mental accountability in areas of responsibility.
  • Adaptability - Maintain effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work tasks or the work environment; adjust effectively to work within new work structures, processes, requirements, and/or cultures.
  • Change Management - Encourage others to seek opportunities for different and innovative approaches to addressing problems and opportunities; facilitate the implementation and acceptance of change within the workplace.
  • Continuous Improvement - Originate action to improve existing conditions and processes; use appropriate methods to identify opportunities, implement solutions, and measure impact.
  • Continuous Learning - Demonstrate an interest in personal learning and development. Seek feedback from multiple sources about how to improve and develop; modifies behavior based on feedback or self-analysis of past mistakes. Take steps to develop and maintain the knowledge, skill, and ability to perform.
  • Innovation / Creativity - Discover new opportunities and solutions for problems by looking beyond current practices and using innovative thinking. Try different and novel ways to deal with work problems and opportunities.
  • Planning and organizing - Effectively plan what is to be achieved and involve all relevant stakeholders. Anticipate important or critical events, identifying resource requirements and assigning responsibility for specific work, including deadlines and performance expectations. Demonstrate the use of information -gathering techniques, analyzing situations and identifying implications in order to make correct decisions. Demonstrate ability to monitor progress and to make changes as required.
  • Strategic Decision Making - Obtain information and identifies key issues and relationships relevant to achieving a long-range goal or vision; commit to a course of action to accomplish a long-range goal or vision after developing alternatives based on logical assumptions, facts, available resources, constraints, and organizational values.
  • Teamwork - Demonstrate a commitment to the mission and motivation to combine the team’s energy and expertise to achieve a common objective. Understand the dynamics of effective teamwork in order to attain higher levels of performance. Demonstrate ability to work as a member of a team.


DESIRED TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES

  • Adhesive Materials/Processes - Knowledge of adhesive materials (such as epoxy, urethane, polyimide, reinforcements, etc) and processes.
  • Engineering Drawings & Specs - Ability to read, understand, and interpret engineering drawings and specifications (e.g., blueprint/schematic reading, specification, change, design).

    Facilities Manufacturing Processes - Knowledge of manufacturing processes (e.g., machining, fabricating, chemical processing, composites, electrical/electronic) and materials.
  • General Shop Processes - Complete knowledge of shop processes to include Foreign Object Damage/Debris (FOD) prevention, material handling, safety, calibration requirements and Electrostatic Discharge (ESD).
  • General/Precision Test & Measurements - Knowledge of electrical/electronic, general purpose and precision measuring test equipment (e.g., Optical Time Domain Reflectometers (OTDR), multimeters, oscilloscopes, noise/bus/logic/spectrum analyzers, calipers, micrometers, etc.) and associated calibration requirements.
  • Manufacturing Methods - Knowledge of manufacturing, methods, fabrication processes (e.g., forming, stamping, machining, heat treatment, machines/machine tools, cutting tools and fluids, N/C programming, instrumentation, data acquisition and control systems). Ability to select the best method of producing parts, tools or assemblies.
  • Materials & Processing - Knowledge of material processing for metals (e.g., welding forging, heat treat, machining, forming), polymers and composites (e.g., autoclave curing, lay-up, co-curing, repair), sealants and finishes processing (e.g., plating, painting, surface preparation, fay surface sealing, fillet sealing), and ceramic (e.g., high temperature processing, machining) and electronic materials (e.g., soldering, printed circuit board cleaning, conformal coating).
  • Numerical Control Programming - Knowledge of material removal (e.g. metal machining, composite trimming) and material build up (e.g. composites lay-up) to the Numerical Control (NC) programming lifecycle for complex aerospace hardware. Ability to plan, create, validate, and document machine control data (MCD).
  • Polymers & Composite Materials - Knowledge of polymers and composite materials (such as carbon, fiberglass, aramid, adhesives, thermoset/thermoplastic resins).
  • Systems Thinking - Ability to understand the big picture and the inter-relationships of all positions and activities in the system, including the impact of changes in one area on another area. This includes the ability to see and understand the inter-relationships between components of systems and plans, anticipate future events, and apply the principles of systems thinking to accelerate performance.


 


 
 
Job Number: 2110138871
Job Location: New Orleans, LA
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 09/06/2021
Last Updated: 10/22/2021
Firm Name: PDS TECHNICAL SERVICES
Attention: Stephanie Spolzino
Address: 50 FOUNDERS PLAZA STE 304
City, State: EAST HARTFORD, CT 06108
Phone: 860/289-2643
800 Phone: 866/636-4723
Fax Phone: 800/556-5284
Email: northeastjobs@pdstech.com
Website: https://pdsjobs.force.com/candidates/job_detail?id=a1i1T000003j568QAA&URLSource=cjhunter

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