The Patriot Group
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Senior Prototyping Technician – AerospaceWork for one of the most dynamic and fastest growing Aerospace companies in Texas. With a great leadership team, incredible employee appreciation and undeniable chances to grow – look what we have to offer you!Pay: $65,000 - $100,000 annually (based on related experience) plus full benefits and a 9/80 schedule!COMPANY PROFILE: 

  • Based in Fort Worth Texas at Alliance Airport, the company was founded with a vision of bringing advanced vertical lift solutions to the civil market and is now focused primarily on the US Military market.
  • Company has established a strong reputation as a technology innovator in vertical takeoff and landing (VTOL) aircraft design.
  • Company strategy incorporates three elements of the business: Science and Technology (S&T), Unmanned Aircraft Systems (UAS), and Sustainment Products and Services.
  • Made up of highly experienced engineers and aerospace professionals that have come together as a team to create innovative designs that use modern technology to deliver visionary performance in the vertical lift environment.

FEATURES AND BENEFITS:

  • 9/80 work schedule, in-office position- some work from home flexibility may be considered.
  • Health Insurance Options
  • Competitive 401K with employer matching.
  • Annual bonus based on overall company performance.

ROLE YOU WILL PLAY:Senior Prototyping Technician will have the primary role of maintaining the prototyping shop and being the focal for all prototyping work. If you are looking for a new opportunity to grow with a company and lead a UAV prototyping shop, then please read on!*The successful candidate will have hands on concept to design prototyping experience with the smallest component level trouble shooting experience within aerospace or automotive industries.Responsibilities:

  • Constructs engineering test systems and prototypes to specifications and requirements with direction from the engineering team.
  • Assists in organization of engineering build notes and documentation from all prototype builds.
  • Supports Engineers in the creation of build documentation.
  • Supports initial production builds and transition from engineering to production.
  • Visually and/or dimensionally inspects parts and/or completed assemblies for conformance to specifications.
  • Completes required Device History Records and other manufacturing documentation per Good Documented Practices (GDP).
  • Identifies and escalates quality non-conformances.
  • Adheres to all safety, environmental, security and quality requirements including, but not limited to: Quality Management Systems (QMS), Safety, Environmental and Security Management Systems, company policies and operating procedures, and other regulatory requirements.
  • Provides value-add feedback to design engineers through post-build reviews, design reviews, and documentation reviews.
  • Reads and understands drawings, specifications, schematics, and sketches.
  • Sets up equipment needed for assembly/inspection per work instructions or as dictated by the product configuration.
  • Participates in team activities focusing on process/product improvement, problem resolution, and customer satisfaction.

BACKGROUND PROFILE

  • Hands on vehicle concept to design prototyping experience.
  • Hands on component trouble shooting and testing experience with servos, actuators, and other electro-mechanical devices
  • Experience with equipment essential for manufacturing and electro-mechanical assembly.
  • Fuel-burning and electric engines.
  • Familiar with 3-D Printers.
  • Exposure to working on transmissions.
  • Ability to manage a small shop of other technicians.
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