Electrical Fabrication Technician

Atlanta, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under the direction of Production management, the Electrical Fabrication Technician Fabricates Electrical harnesses and assemblies and installs wiring used in the assembly and integration of aircraft parts and assemblies in accordance with Design Engineering instructions.

Job Responsibilities:
- Manufactures wiring harnesses and electrical assemblies with single or multiple breakout points as well as single or multiple termination points according to all applicable regulations and instructions including, FAR regulations as well as clients process and material specs.
- Installs wiring into interior monuments such as lavatories, galleys, and class dividers for aircraft installation.
- Operates Laser wire marker and printers to direct or indirectly mark electrical wiring, wiring harnesses and electrical assemblies.
- Uses precision tools, power supplies and test equipment to measure and perform operational testing of electrical harnesses and assemblies.
- Reads and interprets wiring diagrams, engineering drawings, Test plans and work instructions.
- Works with energized AC and DC circuits according to all safety requirements.
- Maintains traceability of all materials used during manufacturing and properly fills out paperwork to ensure compliance with all inspection and FAA requirements.
- Maintains equipment by completing instructed preventive maintenance requirements, following manufacturer's and DFP instructions. Troubleshooting malfunctions and reporting to management for equipment repairs.
- Effectively work with co-workers, engineering and management in problem solving and exploring and implementing best practices in our operations.
- Be prepared to cross train and be utilized in other aspects in the production process.
- Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs in job turnovers. Documents actions by completing production and quality logs.
- Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities (offsite /off-shift training) and continuous self improvement through trade publications.
- Accomplishes organization goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests (cross training), exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments.
- Comply with lean manufacturing principals and work with leads and supervisors to explore and implement best practices in the manufacturing process.
- Maintains safe operations by adhering to DFP safety procedures and regulations.

Job Qualifications:
Minimum/basic skills & qualifications an individual qualified for this position should possess.
- High school diploma or equivalent, completion of vocational training or an apprenticeship will be an asset.
- Craft Level 3 Complete/Demonstrated.
- Possess an understanding of wiring and electrical theory
- Able to read and understand basic wiring diagrams and work instructions
- Experience in Aircraft Avionics, Avionics fabrication or electrical Fabrication preferred.
- Working knowledge of Microsoft office (Word, Excel, Outlook, Access).
- Able to effectively work as a member of a team to achieve stated goals and objectives.
- Must be willing to work extended hours, weekends and Holidays when needed to support delivery.
- High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation.
- Willing to cross train and assist other teams.
- Good oral and written communication skills; able to read, comprehend and create written and verbal instructions in the English language.
- Maintains safe operations by adhering to DFP safety procedures and regulations.

Work Environment:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be regularly exposed to vibration. The employee occasionally works near moving mechanical parts and in precarious places and is occasionally exposed to risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment can be very loud.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand. The employee is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls and to climb or balance. The employee is occasionally required to walk; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and move up to 25 pounds, and occasionally lift and move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.