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Leidos Jr Design and Fabrication Technician in Natick, Massachusetts


Job Description:

Leidos Defense Group currently has an opening for a Jr Design and Fabrication Technician to join our team in Natick, MA. This is an excellent opportunity to showcase your talents and expertise supporting our US Army Combat Capabilities Development Command - Solider Center (CCDC-SC) mission.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Participate in design, development, and fabrication of parachute and/or shelter components.

  • Develop preliminary layouts, execute design details, and fabricate prototypes. Draw upon knowledge of construction techniques, production methods, materials availability, and design practice. Consider loads, tensile strengths, finishes, sizes, weights, and other design aspects. Consult with design draftsmen to explain design and fabrication details.

  • Repair and/or modify airdrop and shelter fielded equipment by basting of new pieces of materials and making very fine and precise seams to attain strength equivalent to that in original assembly; remove stitches, damaged panels and/or lines, and sew in replacement parts.

  • Support project managers and engineers by fabricating experimental and prototype parachutes and related airdrop items such as personnel parachutes, cargo delivery, as well as shelters, tents, covers and other soft wall structures (on the job training)

  • Interpret work orders, blueprints, sketches, and verbal ideas presented by project engineers.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Demonstrated abilities utilizing an industrial sewing machine.

  • High School graduate with two or more years of relevant experience

  • Ability to read and interpret technical drawings and fabricate a final product efficiently

  • Demonstrated abilities in collaboration, with excellent communication and problem-solving skills

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and work on multiple actions at any given time

  • Excellent analytical and technical skills

  • Ability to work independently as well as with others in a team

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and experience of personal parachute systems and assembly (Civilian and/or Military)

  • Ability to follow technical manual procedures

  • CAD and/or Solidworks skills

Pay Range:Pay Range $53,300.00 - $82,000.00 - $110,700.00

The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline onlyand not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.

REQNUMBER: R-00104324

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. Leidos will consider qualified applicants with criminal histories for employment in accordance with relevant Laws. Leidos is an equal opportunity employer/disability/vet.