195060 - Technician Level 3
Up to $38.50 DOE
12 mos

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Technician Level 3 for an opening in Orland, FL.

The Technician-level position as a machinist in the Mechanical Engineering Machine Shop operates a wide range of machine tools in the precision fabrication from aerospace-grade metals of prototype / development parts and assemblies, in support of internal customers for research and development projects and contracted programs. The manually or numerically controlled equipment used will include: lathe, mill, press, shear, band saw, and grinders. Requested tasks are verified and evaluated with the Manager and test requester and scheduled in an environment where there are often competing and conflicting needs to be resolved. Job status is reported and reviewed as required with the manager. The selected candidate will report directly to the Manager of the Mechanical Engineering Machine Shop as part of the MEL Fabrication Group, operating as a key section of the Mechanical Engineering Directorate within Engineering and Technology for Missiles and Fire Control.

Minimum 10 years technical fabrication experience in a prototype/development environment, with experience in Metal working, Mechanical assemblies, and Composites, while operating in a teaming environment. Demonstrated competence in fabrication of basic steel and aluminum alloys using knee mill, band saw, manual lathe, basic powered hand metal cutting. Must be able to work flex schedule, overtime, evenings, weekends, etc. Capable of scheduling, de-conflicting, and executing multiple technicians activities concurrently. Proficient in computing within a Windows-based MS Office-suite centered environment for communication, scheduling, data processing, and basic data transfer. Demonstrated sound writing and verbal communication skills. Ability to lead a team of technical skilled people.

Desired Skills:
Knowledge of CNC machines and software, CATIA, Cero, Pro E, and G-code programing. GD&T, Mil-Spec Standards, Advanced working knowledge with various metals, layout, cutting, bending, forming. Working knowledge from concept design into product development. Ability to communicate thru development preform guidance of working projects and tasking individuals.

Accredited High School Diploma/GED
Experience/combined education, with additional specialized technical training equivalent to a technical Associate degree and/or demonstrated ability to perform assigned technical tasks and 10 years or more of experience.


Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Robert Davis
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x305 or (800) 927-9318 x305

To ensure compliance with President Biden’s September 9, 2021 executive order, the client is implementing a new requirement for U.S.-based employees to either show proof of being fully vaccinated from COVID-19, or have an approved reasonable accommodation (based on a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief) exempting them from the requirement, by December 8, 2021 (timing may vary in some states). Individuals who are unable to meet COVID-19 requirements due to a disability/medical condition or sincerely held religious belief may apply for a reasonable accommodation during the post-offer process. Individuals with approved accommodations will be subject to frequent COVID-19 testing.

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.