Pay Range: $35/hr – $50/hr, the pay rate may differ depending on your skills, education, experience, and other qualifications.
Medical insurance in compliance with the ACA
Sick leave in compliance with applicable state, federal, and local laws.
Work Schedule: 9×80 A
Seeking a Wind Tunnel Model Mechanical Technician 3 or 4 to join our team of qualified, diverse individuals. This position will be located in Redondo Beach, CA.
This position is with a Research and Development/Test organization providing unique and challenging tasks.
The selected candidate performs a variety of duties assisting mechanical engineers in the development of mechanical and engineering designs, tests, fabrications, modifications, assemblies and components.
Drafts detailed drawings for fabrication.
Devices, fabricates, and assembles new or modified mechanical components or assemblies.
Sets up and tests complete prototype units and subassemblies under operational conditions.
Analyzes data and recommends modifications to components or test procedure to meet desired specifications.
The individuals chosen for this requirement will be assembling wind tunnel models.
They will need assembly and technician skills but will be working closely with senior technicians and will get on the job training.
They will be doing close tolerance work so patience and the ability to listen and take directions are important.
The individuals may also be asked to support offsite wind tunnel model tests.
Perform the advanced fabrication, assembly, inspection and installation of all types of research Wind Tunnel Models.
Operates related equipment including Mills, Lathes, Saws and Hand Tools.
Understands the instrumentation requirements of complex aerodynamic shapes and flow systems.
Works from complex blueprints, rough sketches, loft lines, preliminary pre-release drawings, verbal instructions and other engineering information.
Requires proficiency in working with wood, metal, plastic, and composite materials.
Must have a complete acquaintance with and understanding of the general aspects and technical phases of the job, and their practical applications to problems and situations ordinarily encountered.
No instructions needed on routine work, and general instructions given on new lines of work or special assignments.
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