Description: PDS Tech is seeking a Fabrication Specialist for an open position in New Orleans, LA In your role, you will:
Performs advanced, specialized or prototype production operations of major space structures.
In a product area, utilizing predetermined setups and operating methods, adjust and simultaneously operate a variety of numerically controlled and/or conventional equipment capable of performing various functions such as, but not limited to, forming, bonding, welding, machining, drilling, cutting, robotic and otherwise automated and/or manual assembly.
Perform all tasks involved in the preparation, set up and operation of thermal processing tools and equipment, Work with and interpret standard work instructions, charts, tables, blueprints, formulas, sketches, verbal and electronic orders, job layouts, etc., to accomplish assigned work. Ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with established safety and operating procedures.
Do routine preventative work to maintain and ensure cleanliness of equipment.
Detect faulty tools and equipment, and take corrective action in accordance with shop practices and procedures. Diagnose and correct malfunctions occurring in machining and/or assembly process.
Perform necessary drilling, riveting, assembly or subassembly, including bonding and sealing as required. Use any and all precision measuring instruments, gauges, tools, etc., necessary to check machine readiness and to check completed parts for finish, dimensions and conformance to quality requirements. Within the cell, perform all tasks involved in the coordination, preparation, and movement of material and tools. Operate riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment. Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work, Work with Engineering, Planning, etc. to originate and develop new procedures, techniques and production aids to facilitate equipment operations and to support design and implementation of new products.
High school diploma or GED and typically 5 or more years’ related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.