• Pneumatic Assembler

    Location US-TX-Fort Worth
    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/8/2018 12:45 PM)
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  • Overview

    Elbit Systems of America is a leading provider of high performance products, system solutions, and support services focusing on the defense, homeland security, commercial aviation, and medical instrumentation markets. With facilities throughout the United States, Elbit Systems of America is dedicated to supporting those who contribute daily to the safety and security of the United States. Elbit Systems of America, LLC is wholly owned by Elbit Systems Ltd. (NASDAQ: ESLT and TASE: ESLT), a global high technology company engaged in a wide range of programs for innovative defense and commercial applications. For additional information, visit: www.elbitsystems-us.com or follow us on Twitter


    This occupation requires the use of basic hand, power, hydraulic, and pneumatic tools to provide the installation of assemblies to include hoist, drill press, grinder, and painting equipment.  Must have necessary skills to perform set-up, operation, shut down, and operator maintenance of equipment used. Must have the ability to follow written and oral directions in English and operate a computer using pre-programmed steps. Task performance will require physical standing for extended periods, bending, kneeling, reaching overhead, and heavy lifting. Some tasks may require working inside limited access areas. Self verification of work essential to completion of all tasks performed.


    Tasks performed may include, but are not limited to the following:

    1. Clean, degrease, and lubricate parts. Use high pressure Nitrogron filling system and accurately read gauge and record findings.
    2. Setup and utilization of painting equipment is required. Perform such task as surface preparation, masking, and applying primer and paint. Perform paint operations according to specification, blueprints, sketches, and written or verbal instructions. Maintain paint booth according to EPA and TCEQ requirements. Correctly utilize Personal Protective Equipment when required.
    3. Build assemblies consisting of O-rings, seals, retaining rings, gauges, pistons, valves, housings, large cylinders, and other custom forge parts. Parts must be assembled using small to large jogs and fixtures. Safely work with and handle high pressure nitrogen filling tank. Perform drilling, riveting, stamping and other operations necessary to perform the work described above.
    4. Build assemblies consisting of several sub-assemblies by connecting together using nuts, bolts, screws, and other connecting methods. Assemble chassis or racks by interconnecting cable and wiring harnesses. Hand assembly tasks may include crimping, wire terminations, coax and fiber optic terminations at installation. Plugs or receptacle installation may include pin/socket insertion, shield or boots terminations and torque of back shell(s).
    5. Perform such typical operations as routing and installing wire cables and harnesses into frames, shelters, and other structures. Use a "buzz-box" or general purpose equipment for continuity checks to verify connections. Assemble and install commercial computing/communication equipment into shelters and/or on mechanical structures. Perform rework and repair to achieve acceptance criteria.
    6. required to accurately operation electronic data entry, storage, processing and/or retrieval equipment as a routine part of accomplishing normal job assignments. Computer use for generating product identification labels is required. Documentation to verify or provide record of task performance is mandatory.
    7. Use of lift equipment and/or Forklift operations may be required to transport or move assembly(s) for optimum access.


    Typical Materials, Tools, and Equipment Used

    1. Materials worked on may include but are not limited to: shelter structures, tents, power generation units, vehicle frames, fasteners, furnishings, commercial computers, commercial communication equipment, wire harnesses, coax and fiber optic cables, and other mechanical (mortar and APC) assemblies.
    2. Tools used: Standard hand tools, electrical pr pneumatic hand tools, drills, measuring tools, torque wrenches, drill press, and grinder used to install or uninstall mechanical assemblies.
    3. Equipment Used may include, but is not limited to: Continuity verification equipment, lifting equipment, forklift, holding fixtures, general measuring tools (scale, tape, ruler, etc), and painting equipment. Computer and peripheral devices (printers/label equipment) necessary for unit ID and network interface.


    Physical Demands

    1. Task performance will require physical standing for extended periods, bending, kneeling, reaching overhead lifting, carrying and manipulating up to 50 lbs several times per day. Some tasks may require working in limited access areas. Task will often require the ability to identify and distinguish between wiring colors.

    Knowledge and Ability

    1. Must understand and follow verbal and written (English) instructions including wiring diagrams, detailed blueprints, schematics, pictures and charts. Must have successfully completed Mortar On-the-job-training including painting. Must learn and apply job practices and procedures; correctly use simple arithmetic including decimals and fractions, metric/standard measurement conversion, hand tools and equipment as required by the work instructions to validate work. Must have a demonstrated ability to self-verify workmanship and/or processes that are required as part of task completion. Must maintain a clean and safe work area.
    2. Employee must be able to work effectively in a team environment. Clear, concise, and positive communication skills are essential.


    1. Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
    2. Must have ESL and IDF Mortar Certification.
    3. Technical skills training and/or equivalent experience desired.


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