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Avionics Production Technician

Shield AI

Shield AI

Dallas County, TX, USA
Posted on Saturday, June 29, 2024
Introduction to Shield AI
Founded in 2015, Shield AI is a venture-backed defense technology company whose mission is to protect service members and civilians with intelligent systems. In pursuit of this mission, Shield AI is building the world’s best AI pilot. Its AI pilot, Hivemind, has flown a fighter jet (F-16), a vertical takeoff and landing drone (V-BAT), and a quadcopter (Nova). The company has offices in San Diego, Dallas, Washington DC and abroad. Shield AI’s products and people are currently in the field actively supporting operations with the U.S. Department of Defense and U.S. allies.
Job Description
We are currently seeking highly skilled Production Technicians to work on composite aircraft, avionics and all systems associated. This role is for a hands-on person with excellent interpersonal skills and experience in a quality-focused production environment. The ideal candidate will work with engineering drawings and detailed instructions to acquire the desired finish of each production component as well as assist with fabrication and assembly tasks.

What You'll Do:

  • Support and perform assembly, testing and configuration of aircraft systems such as: Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAV), Avionics, Ground Control Stations (GCS), Ground Support Equipment (GSE), Ground Data Terminals (GDT), and electronics.
  • Assist in troubleshooting, component removal/replacement and testing and documentation while utilizing approved technical publications, maintenance standards and approved procedures.
  • Trim, Paint, and Bodywork UAV Components.
  • Assemble, Test, and Support engine ground runs and break-ins.
  • Modifications or repairs to composite components if needed.
  • Coordinate with and assist other team members to ensure on-time delivery of aircraft.
  • Interpret engineering drawings, diagrams as well as work instructions and manuals related to all part fabrication.
  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications

  • 2 - 3 years of relevant experience in a combination of Aircraft Production/Manufacturing including but not limited to Composite Layup, Avionics fabrication, Avionics Installation, Aircraft Final Assembly, Ground Support ETC.
  • Possess superior time management, organizational and communication skills.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills with the ability to interface cooperatively with departmental personnel and customers.
  • Strong safety work ethic – recognizes the importance of properly handling hazardous materials, chemicals, tools, etc.
  • Strong computer skills; knowledgeable in MS software programs, and other relevant computer applications involving production.
  • Analytical and problem-solving approach with the continual pursuit of perfection.
  • Must be able to work in a continually changing environment with the ability to change direction quickly to support departmental needs.
Total package details:
Regular employee positions: Salary within range listed above + Bonus + Benefits + Equity
Temporary employee positions: Hourly within range listed above + temporary benefits package (applicable after 60 days of employment)
*Interns/Military Fellows/Part-time not eligible for bonus, benefits or equity
Actual compensation is influenced by a wide array of factors including but not limited to skill set, level of experience, licenses and certifications, and specific work location. All offers are contingent on a cleared background and possible reference check.
If you're interested in being part of our team, apply now!
Shield AI is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace and is an affirmative action employer. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity or Veteran status. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please let us know.