Technician III - Paint Lab with Security Clearance

BAE Systems
Westminster, Colorado
May 10, 2024
May 19, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate

At the Aerospace Manufacturing Center (AMC) location in Westminster, CO, we develop and manufacture state of the art tactical technologies including low profile antennas, electronic warfare platforms, electro-optical laser imaging, and phased arrays. Technological developments are driving rapid expansion of our manufacturing capabilities to support customer demands. If you'd like to join our growing manufacturing operations team in a mission to help the warfighter, this could be an ideal role for you! You will get to work with state-of-the-art military, space, and tactical equipment. The role is hands-on, technically challenging, and allows you to contribute to impactful projects with exciting missions. Working alongside highly skilled people including planners, engineers, and technicians where there is space to learn and grow. This position is intended to provide leading operations for the AMC Manufacturing Center Paint Lab second shift. The primary assignment will be in the Paint work center; however, cross-training and flexing to the other work centers will be a core responsibility of this position. You'll be an important and integral part of the team driving operational excellence. The Operations Strategic Capabilities Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution - from strategic capital investments, industrial operations and an efficient supply chain, to state-of-the-art manufacturing and test operations and top-notch facilities management. What You'll Do:
Work with chemicals, solvents, acids, and bases.
Read and interpret mechanical blueprints to determine masking and painting requirements.
Duties include but not limited to surface preparation, paint preparation, paint application, detailed masking, and operation of paint equipment and ovens.
Work area organization, maintenance, and housekeeping.
Assist in training and development of other technicians.
Ensure full compliance to industry, environmental, health and safety standards.
Help investigate new tools, equipment, and advanced manufacturing techniques to lead the operations into the future. Develop and maintain Standard Operating Procedures and other documents for each work center to ensure operational excellence.
Apply professionally accepted manufacturing engineering techniques, practices, and procedures to our environment. Work with cross-functional teams to develop and implement effective and efficient processes. Innovative and creative problem solving.
Efficient and timely communication.
Assist in the maintenance, preventative maintenance, and operation of shop equipment.
Apply basic computer skills to input and access data via computer interface.
Support other Manufacturing Shops and Service Centers including, but not limited to: Paint Shop, Printed Circuit Work Center and Adhesive Cutting Lab.
Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Capabilities Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
Perform other duties as necessary. On-Site Work Environment: This position requires regular in-person engagement by working on-site five days each normally scheduled week in the primary work location. Travel and local commute between company campuses and other possible non-company locations may be required. Working Conditions:
Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor. Hourly Rate: $25.48 - $34.62 Required Education, Experience, & Skills High School diploma or equivalent plus 4 years or more related experience or a related 2-year technical degree and 2 years or more related experience.
Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor's or Master's, may substitute for two years of related experience. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.A DoD Interim Secret clearance will be required to start work and required to be maintained to continue work. Higher level clearance or access with Polygraph is not required to be eligible for this position. However, the applicant must be willing and eligible for submission, depending on program requirements, after an offer is accepted and must be able to maintain the applicable clearance/access. Pay Information
Full-Time Salary Range: $53000 - $72000 Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience. 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 Space & Mission Systems BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it's what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts - defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team-making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you'll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference.
Headquartered in Boulder, Colorado, Space & Mission Systems is a leading provider of national defense and civil space applications, advanced remote sensing, scientific and tactical systems for the U.S. Intelligence, Department of Defense and scientific communities. We continually pioneer ways to innovate spacecraft, mission payloads, optical systems, and other defense and civil capabilities. Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, we continually discover ways to enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.