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Armored Vehicle Technician

Company: Disability Solutions
Location: Sterling Heights
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Job Description BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors and a stable Fortune 500 company, is hiring a Tracked Vehicle Mechanic with paint & weld experience to work as prototype assembler on our combat vehicles. The Prototype Assembler responsibilities include:

  • Repairing & operating military track vehicles.
  • Operation of basic fabrication machines.
  • Experience with drill presses, band saws, and other standard machine shop equipment.
  • Systems Assembly and Integration that includes sub-component fabrication, inspection, test, vehicle maintenance and field support tasks conducted by Sterling Heights Prototype shop personnel.
  • Providing direct support to design engineering through the entire product development life cycle
  • Works from and reads engineering drawings, sketches, samples and verbal instructions.
  • Performs layout of vehicle repairs in depth from blueprint reading capability and hand book or technical manual data.
  • Uses hand tools and hand power tools. Sets up and operates equipment for: shearing, sawing, routing, punching, drilling, forming, rolling and grinding, etc.
  • Receives assistance and guidance on only the most complicated work.
  • Selects all tools and materials necessary and sets up and operates all prototype shop equipment necessary to complete tasks, and performs all necessary maintenance on equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Notes and reports variances or discrepancies in drawings or work and report them to the supervisor or appropriate person(s).
  • Operates all existing product line and experimental vehicles both on site and at field locations.
  • Operates forklift, overhead cranes, jib cranes and hoists.
  • Full attention is given to the prevention of personal injury and prevention of injury to others.Required Education, Experience, & Skills
    • High School Diploma and eight years of relevant work experience
    • US military Tracked Vehicle Crewmember/mechanic MOS & 4-6 years work experience
    • Paint Booth Experience (Required)
    • Weld experience Aluminum, Steel or Both (Plus for Interview)
    • Programming CNC or Waterjet machines with Master CAM (Plus for Interview but not required)
    • Technical skills in the performance of Assembly, Integration, fabrication and testing in the evaluation, repair, and maintenance of military ground combat vehicles and other equipment. (Requirement for Interview)
    • Application of overall mechanical, some electrical and component fabrication knowledge to include weld code and basic fabrication machining processes.
    • Conformance of all products to specifications and processes
    • Comprehensive knowledge to manufacture, assemble, inspect and repair as appropriate.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills
      • Previous experience working on military tracked or wheeled military vehicles (Requirement for Interview).
      • Heavy diesel engine mechanics & troubleshooting experience or military tracked vehicle mechanic/crew member MOS or experience preferred.
      • Previously held Army MOS of: 91H - Track Vehicle Repairer, or, 91P - Artillery Mechanic
      • Previously held USMC MOS of: 2146 - Main Battle Tank Repairer/Technician, 2147 - Light Armored Vehicle Repairer, 2141 - Assault Amphibious Vehicle RepairerPay InformationThis position is covered by a wage law called the McNamara-O'Hara Service Contract Act (SCA). The wage range for this position is determined by the Wage and Hour Division of the Department of Labor on a contract-by-contract basis.Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20+ hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.About BAE Systems Platforms & Services The Platforms & Services (P&S) sector under BAE Systems, Inc does the big stuff: the armored combat vehicles, naval guns, missile launchers, and naval ship repair...just to name a few. Our employees take pride in the work they do and why they do it. They are on the front lines every day, building our products to protect the lives of those who serve. We may be biased, but we think P&S does some of the coolest work around, and we think you will too.We celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We're laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.BAE Systems is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

Keywords: Disability Solutions, Sterling Heights , Armored Vehicle Technician, Professions , Sterling Heights, Michigan

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