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Assembly Technician 2 - 8826

Assembly Technician 2 - 8826 Location: Hampton, VA, Virginia, United States Company: HII's Mission Technologies division Requisition Number: 8826 Required Travel: 0 - 10% Employment Type: Full Time/Hourly/Non-Exempt Hours Per Week: 40 Security Clearance: CUI (Controlled Underclassified Information) Level of Experience: Mid Come Join HII! Where Hard Stuff is Done Right! HII Unmanned Systems is seeking a talented individual to join our technician team! The position will be responsible for the fabrication and assembly (to include bonding) of metallic and composite (CFRP) structural components supporting the company’s unmanned undersea vehicle project. Duties include the following: - Candidate must have the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical manuals, structure and repair manuals as well as understand symbols, flags, and general notes. - Candidate must have experience working with precision measuring instruments, micrometers, calipers, tape measures and standard scales. - Candidate must also have experience with match drilling processes on metallic and composite parts. - Position may require candidate to obtain/maintain Confidential level clearance, but not required to start. - Lays out, fabricates, and assembles a variety of standard and nonstandard major jigs, fixtures, tool masters, master tooling gauges and related tooling involving compound angles and complex contours where the establishment and coordination to exacting tolerances of numerous tooling holes and reference points between several planes are required. - Performs measurement surveys using photogrammetry, total stations, laser tracker or other electronic 3-D instruments. - Plans work to be performed and determines methods and sequence of operations working from tool design drawings or own designs. - Sets up and operates optical instruments to check overall and detailed alignment, fit or adjustment of assemblies. Develops and designs holding devices, jig and fixture details. - Prepares operational sequences and shop drawings covering parts fabrication and assembly to be. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical processes or other control procedures. - Candidate must also have experience with match drilling processes on metallic and composite parts. - Position will regularly utilize tools to include but not limited to torque wrenches, drills, angles motors and drill press. - Performs measurement surveys using photogrammetry, total stations, laser tracker or other electronic 3-D instruments. What you will be doing... Performs a variety of duties in the electronic, mechanical, electromechanical, and/or optical areas. Constructs, troubleshoots, calibrates, adjusts, tests, diagnoses, and maintains equipment, components, devices, or systems. Works from schematics, engineering drawings and written or verbal instructions. Operates related equipment; conducts tests and reports data in prescribed format. Performs calibration and alignment checks; makes adjustments, modifications, and replacements as directed; prepares prescribed compounds and solutions. Exclude technicians working in production or quality assurance. What we are looking for... - AA Degree in related discipline + 1 year of related experience, or High School Diploma or equivalent and 3 years related experience. - Must be able to obtain and maintain a government clearance. Bonus points for... - Candidate preferred to have demonstrated experience with metrology and interpretation of metrology reports. - Prior aviation structural assembly and maintenance experience with metallic, composite structures and aviation fastening systems is a plus. Physical Requirements May require working in an industrial or shipboard environment. Normally not required to lift more than 40 pounds higher than three feet above feet/floor level. May encounter extremes of temperature, pollution, humidity, noise, and other environmental factors while collecting data, observing performance of task teams. This opportunity resides with Unmanned Systems, a business group within HII’s Mission Technologies division. Our Unmanned Systems group creates advanced unmanned maritime solutions for defense, marine research and commercial applications. Serving customers in more than 30 countries, HII provides design, autonomy, manufacturing, testing, operations and sustainment of unmanned systems, including unmanned underwater vehicles (UUVs) and unmanned surface vessels (USVs). HII is a global engineering and defense technologies provider. With a 135-year history of trusted partnerships in advancing U.S. national security, HII delivers critical capabilities ranging from the most powerful and survivable naval ships ever built, to unmanned systems, ISR and AI/ML analytics. HII leads the industry in mission-driven solutions that support and enable a networked, all-domain force. Headquartered in Virginia, HII’s skilled workforce is 44,000 strong. For more information, please visit: HII is an Equal Opportunity/Vets and Disabled Employer. U.S. Citizenship may be required for certain positions.