Driver Mechanic - Prototype Shop

General Dynamics

  • Sterling Heights, MI
  • Permanent
  • Full-time
  • 4 months ago
Requisition Number: 4142
Location: Sterling Heights Complex (LSHC)
Position Type: Full-Time Regular
Education Required: High School Diploma
Relocation Provided: No
Experience Required: 5 - 7 Years
Department: Prototype Shop - L9643 (Direct)

Position Description:
  • Remove, disassemble, repair, modify, assemble, adapt, adjust and reinstall vehicle components/systems including engines, transmissions, suspension, electrical, automotive, structures, fire control and test equipment.
  • Perform/support highly skilled mechanical and testing functions with limited supervision.
  • Layout, weld, bend and otherwise fabricate and prototype steel and aluminum parts, test fixtures, and tools from engineering drawings, blueprints or sketches.
  • Fabricate electrical harnesses, test panels and finished electrical boxes for prototype and production vehicles.
  • Recommend drawing/sketch changes during the fabrication, assembly and installation process.
  • Ability to use hand, bench and machine tools and welding equipment.
Follow all safety directives and work to maintain a safe working environment. * Drive and road test tracked and wheeled vehicles under adverse conditions such as: road conditions, various load conditions, and inclement weather at various test and field sites.

Position Requirements:
  • Ability to work overtime is required.
  • Ability to work 2nd or 3 rd shift as needed.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally is required occasional/extended).
  • Must meet ASR requirements.
  • Must meet physical qualifications to perform duties.
  • Must have valid Michigan Driver's License.
  • Must be able to obtain Abrams and Stryker drivers licenses.
  • Must be willing and able to work in a team based environment.
  • Must have working knowledge of Sheet Metal or Fabrication Skills.
  • Must be able to read/interpret prints, blue prints and schematics.
  • Ability to use a variety of tools and equipment.
  • Working knowledge of Electrical Harness Fabrication Skills preferred.
  • Weld certifications preferred.
  • Must be able to obtain crane, forklift and powered industrial vehicle and other necessary safety training and licenses.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class. General Dynamics Land Systems is committed to working with and providing accommodations to individuals with a disability. Candidates who require a reasonable accommodation due to disability for any part of the application or hiring process may contact benefits@gdls.com for assistance. Determination of requests for reasonable accommodation are made on a case-by-case basis.

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