Production Technician II

Sierra Nevada Corporation Sparks, NV

About the Job

We are seeking a Production Technician with a high school diploma or GED equivalent and at least 2 years of relevant experience. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow.

What to look forward to:

As a Production Technician, you will be using your skills and expertise to perform a variety of our production assembly operations tasks on electronic and/or mechanical assemblies and subassemblies such as modules, boards, panels, drawers, frames, and cables while working from diagrams and drawings. You'll be responsible for disassembling, modifying, reworking, reassembling, and testing experimental or prototype assemblies and subassemblies. You'll make continuity checks and quality inspections on work in process and/or completed on the processing line.

At SNC’s Electronic & Information Systems (EIS) team we bring together technology and innovation to develop, produce and manufacture a range of products from automated landing systems and precision approach systems for aircraft carriers to electronic warfare, and translation systems. Our solutions are affordable and high impact for our customers’ challenging requirements. We take great pride in the quality of work we do, supporting our mission to help keep our country, our allies and our deployed personnel safe. Learn more about EIS

Required Skills:

•High school diploma or GED equivalent and at least 2 years of relevant experience
•A higher level degree may substitute for experience
•Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
•Perform mechanical/electrical assembly from engineering drawings, assembly instructions, and other production documentation
•Experience with circuits and wiring assemblies and be able to follow detailed instructions accurately and consistently using a variety of tools and testing instruments
•Ability to interpret and work from blueprints, drawings, manuals, handbooks and technical specifications;
•Integrate components, drawers and harnesses in equipment enclosures or backpacks.
•Install and Integrate wiring, and termination in accordance with systems requirements.
•Perform simple tests such as continuity checks
•Inspect assembly work for self and other team members per appropriate standards
•Soldering to ANSI-J-STD-001
•Wiring and wire termination to IPC-620
•Knowledge of proper ESD controls
•Must have good hand eye coordination and be able to use a variety of standard tools including crimpers, soldering irons and hand tools
•Must be detail and quality oriented
•Must be computer literate with experience in Windows and Office products
•Must be able to lift heavy assemblies (25 to 35 lbs or more) and work standing for multiple hours per day
•The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance is required


Important Notice:

This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance.  The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer

– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status

pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.