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Business Unit Collins Aerospace Req ID 01341805 Date posted 08/15/2019 City Santa Fe Springs State/Province California Country/Region United States

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United States of America


HCA06: Wheels & Brakes - LA Serv Ctr 9920 Freeman Ave , Santa Fe Springs, CA, 90670 USA

At Collins Aerospace, we’re dedicated to relentlessly tackle the toughest challenges in our industry – all to redefine aerospace.

Created in 2018 through the combination of two leading companies– Rockwell Collins and United Technologies Aerospace Systems – we’re driving the industry forward through technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for global aerospace and defense. Every day we imagine ways to make the skies and the spaces we touch smarter, safer and more amazing than ever. Together we chart new journeys, reunite families, protect nations and save lives. And we do it all with some of the greatest talent this industry has to offer.

We are Collins Aerospace and we hope you join us as we REDEFINE AEROSPACE.

The Component Technician IV(NDT) is responsible for performing technical/mechanical/inspection functions pertaining to the aircraft wheel and brake component overhaul process.

Primary Responsibilities:

o   Performs non-nondestructive inspection (Edy Current, Liquid Penetrant and Magnetic Particle Inspection on wheels and brakes.

o   Conducts receiving inspection of in-coming assemblies/components in accordance with established procedures and technical data.

o   Performs disassembly, wash, blast, bearing inspection, paint, build-up, mount, UT bolt tester, air retention, receiving inspection and final inspection and assembly of aircraft components according to customer’s specifications, airworthiness directives, applicable manufacturers’ CMM guidelines and operating procedures.

o   Manual handling and maneuvering (rolling, lifting) of large aircraft wheels and brakes.

o   Maintains proper segregation and identification of components in progress.

o   Maintains current knowledge of and complies with customer/Federal Aviation Administration (FAA)/Joint Aviation Administration (JAA) technical data as applicable to the work assigned.

o   Performs painting functions including mixing of primer/paint as well as application of primer/paint.

o   Performs general shop and equipment maintenance; practices the principles of the Five S's by creating and maintaining a neat, orderly work area; identifies ways to remove non-value added steps from all processes and strives to produce products in the least-waste-way.

o   Consistently demonstrates a commitment to continuous process improvement and practices; actively participates and supports process improvement events.

o   Looks for ways to eliminate safety hazards and improve the overall safety of the workplace.

o   Provides limited training to other Component Technicians, where qualified.

o   Performs other duties or responsibilities as assigned.

This position is considered safety sensitive in accordance with FAA Guidelines.

Candidate will be subject to drug and alcohol testing per FAA's regulation 14 CFR part 120, as well as 49 CFR part 40.

Working Environment:

o   Works in a repair and overhaul shop environment.

o   Continuous standing and walking.

o   Employee will be exposed to hazardous waste and will comply with all Regulatory, State, Local and Corporate requirements for handling hazardous waste.

*Education / Certifications

o   High School Diploma or equivalent

Basic Qualifications:

o   NDT Level 2 certification in one of the three following disciplines; Fluorescent Penetrant, Magnetic Particle, and Eddy Current inspection


o   Strong attention to Detail

o   Provide evidence of the most recent certifications

o   Use of basic hand tools including measuring instruments.

o   Must have the ability to multitask.

o   Requires the ability to read, write, and speak English.

o   Must be able to articulate and understand verbal and written instructions.

o   Ability to work as a team member.

o   Understand component maintenance manuals and all other applicable technical documents.

o   Must be able to lift up to 35 pounds.

o   Employees will utilize a lift assist or buddy system if greater than 35 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications:

o   Visual Inspection Experience

o   Dimensional Measurement Experience

o   Aerospace NDT Experience

o   Aircraft Wheel and Brake NDT

United Technologies Corporation is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. 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, age or any other federally protected class.

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