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Manufacturing Technician III (FAA)

Collins Aerospace
Vergennes, VT 05491

Date Posted:



United States of America


HVT01: S&IS (FUS) - Vergennes 100 Panton Rd, Vergennes, VT, 05491 USA

At Collins Aerospace, were dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems were driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, youll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today

Role Overview:

  • Plan, set up, assemble, disassemble, test, and inspect engineering development, production and customer-returned hardware. Fabricate, assemble, disassemble, calibrate equipment, rigs and maintain facilities. Receive, fabricate, machine, prepare surface, rework, assemble, verify, inspect and ship a variety of composite, materials, tools and related parts in both standard and nonstandard environments to maintain the flow of work. Practice and comply with environmental, health and safety directions and procedures.


  • Work from drawings, schematics, blueprints, procedures, specifications and other written and verbal instructions to plan, assemble, disassemble, inspect, calibrate, test and evaluate results on aerospace components and systems.
  • Work from preliminary documents or other written or verbal instructions and be responsible for fabricating, molding, assembling, repairing, modifying and processing hardware assuring consistent application of quality and reliability procedures.
  • Perform composite lay-up, soldering, heater fabrication perform, pouring, curing and sanding of foam fillers, vacuum bag molding, press molding, wet lay-ups, resin transfer molding, wire repair, bonding, resurfacing, assembly, riveting, electrical and continuity checks, balancing, painting, part marking in accordance with established methods and procedures.
  • Set-up, operate and perform minor maintenance on equipment and tools such as lathes, wire wrap machine, cloth cutting laser, molding presses, drill presses, routers, sanders, saws, foam and resin mixing machines, soldering irons, hand grinders, hand drills, hand routers and spray guns.
  • Compile process and test results; inform Engineering of anomalies.Troubleshoot, rework and adjust various electronic and mechanical hardware and equipment.Use various computerized data acquisition equipment to monitor devices such as flow orifices, pressure, temperature, flowmeters, load cells, voltmeters, dew point.
  • Precision clean hardware and equipment, perform microscopic and non-volatile residue evaluations and perform other associated duties of contamination control.
  • Mix solution concentrations for etching and plating applications and evaluate results based on specification criteria.
  • Conduct dimensional checks and inspections using equipment such as micrometers, verniers, height gages and pin plugs.
  • Perform dimensional verification and inspection of assemblies using suitable support equipment to include first piece layouts and mold and fixture qualifications.
  • Perform dimensional inspection of precision coating applications.
  • Plan, hardware and equipment inspections including visual, receiving and in-process inspections.Perform non-destructive test (NDT) operations such as dye-penetrant inspections.
  • Redline work instructions such as operation sheets, acceptance test sheets and shop orders to correct typographical and procedural errors and substitute equivalent equipment.
  • Participate in the preparation, issuance, revision and maintenance of written operating instructions.
  • Review work instructions to identify potential produceability problems.
  • Fabricate and perform acceptance tests of rigs and equipment including electronic avionics and instrumentation.
  • Calibrate and adjust equipment and rigs such as pressure gages, dimensional gages, flowmeters, transducers, torque wrenches, scales, meters and thermocouples.
  • Plan operational methods and setup in order to calibrate laboratory instrumentation and standards and to inspect hardware.
  • Decipher electrical and electromechanical calibration data for correctness before issuing calibration data.Perform storage, maintenance and recall of metrology controlled equipment.
  • Manufacture patterns, tools, fixtures, molds and mock-ups.
  • Perform maintenance and repair of equipment, rigs and facilities.
  • Requisition parts from stores for work-in-progress.Facilitate transportation of material needs as required.
  • Move hardware to next operation within the business unit.Document and recommend process improvements in cooperation with fellow employees and supervision.
  • Participate on process improvement teams.Instruct fellow employees in the proper performance of duties.
  • Ability to recognize priorities, work independently, and proceed with objectives minimum supervision.
  • Ability to handle and resolve complex technical issues and problems.
  • Plan, estimate and execute tasks in support of budget and schedule requirements.
  • Participate in audits. Keep equipment and surroundings neat, clean and organized.
  • Perform related duties as required within the scope of this job function.

Basic Requirements:

  • Requires well-rounded knowledge of math including trigonometry, physics, mechanical/electronic theory, and familiarity with software testing techniques in order to perform complex assembly, test, inspection and calibration of hardware and equipment.
  • Must have the ability to read and interpret complicated drawings and specifications and use precision measuring instruments and instrumentation.
  • Equivalent to 4 years of high school or 2 years high school and 2-3 years trades training.
  • This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with FAA Guidelines. Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per FAAs regulation 14 CFR part 120, as well as 49 CFR part 40.


  • 2-3 years to meet minimum job requirements.

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.
Some of our competitive benefits package includes:
Medical, dental, and vision insurance
Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution
Tuition reimbursement
Life insurance and disability coverage
And more

Apply now and be part of the team thats redefining aerospace, every day.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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Posted: 2020-05-20 Expires: 2020-06-19

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