Sheet Metal Fabrication Operator III Job
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Mojave, CA 93501, US
Manufacturing & Maintenance
Job Description Join BAE Systems’ Intelligence and Security sector and be a part of a team that is committed to providing a vital advantage to help our customers protect what really matters. We are looking for detail oriented, innovative, and hard-working team players who are driven to do their best, who will always do what’s right, and are passionate about making a difference in the lives of our military and government customers.
In this role, you will:
Operate metal fabrication equipment such as punch press, shears, rolls, power brakes, and saw to cut, bend, straighten, and form sheet metal stock or parts. Make shop aids such as stops, guides, feeding aids, and blocks to facilitate machine operations. Locate and mark bending or cutting lines and reference points onto workpiece using rule, compass, straightedge, or by tracing from templates. Performs file and burr operations as required.
Set up and operate manual tooling hydraulic press brakes and utilize brake and various tools to form shapes in sheet metal per blueprints.
Run first piece and assure conformance to drawing.
Inspect all parts as required by process sheet and drawings, using all types of precision measuring instruments, including coordinate measuring device
Monitor production to ensure conformance with process sheet and time standards.
Monitor machine maintenance for lubrication, guarding and cleanliness.
All work is performed according to industry best practice and Mil Standards in accordance with Quality Assurance standards.
This position is located in Mojave, CA. There is no relocation assistance available for this position.Required Education, Experience, & Skills High School/GED and 4 years of related mechanical / manufacturing technician experience.
Experience operating and setting up CNC machines and press brakes
Knowledge of sheet metal cutting and forming equipment
Knowledge of hand tools such as drills, rivet guns, squeezers, etc.
Must be able to read and interpret mechanical fabrication and installation drawings
Please note that pursuant to a government contract, this specific position requires US citizenship status.Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Water Jet programming/operation and composite fabrication experienceAbout BAE Systems Intelligence & Security 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.
Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels.
At BAE Systems, 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.
Who We Are
You're used to protecting what matters most.
Our team has the privilege and the responsibility of knowing that the work we do really matters. Our work is vital to the armed forces personnel and major corporations who rely on us to protect, equip and support them where it counts; to the security and prosperity of the nations we serve; to our skilled and talented people; to the local communities where we are based; and to the wider community who invest in, supply and engage with us. At BAE Systems, everyone can make a difference.
We believe that a diverse workforce inspires creativity and drives innovation. We respect and value the huge variety of skills, abilities and perspectives that our people bring to our business. We celebrate our differences and aim to recruit and develop talent from all backgrounds, championing the strength that a truly inclusive and collaborative workplace gives to our company culture and performance.
Enjoy a flexible environment that values your work-life balance and helps you perform at your best.
On the job training, leadership programs, collaboration with leading experts – excellence is built into your career development whether you are just starting out as an apprentice or are an experienced professional.
We’re united by trust, camaraderie and a shared ambition to lead the world in our field. It helps that we’re nice people too.
See your contribution, making real change as breakthrough technology and intelligence solutions reshape the landscape for our customers.
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Meet Our Veterans
All of my co-workers have been very helpful with my transition into the company and in my training as a Common Missile Warning Systems technician. The camaraderie of the other WIP employees has also been instrumental in my transition out of the Marine Corps.
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