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Company: Leonardo DRS
Location: Fitchburg, MA
Career Level: Entry Level
Industries: Defense, Aerospace


Job ID: 106639 


The Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems business is a trusted provider of innovative naval gas and hybrid power systems, control technology and support solutions for the U.S. Navy and navies around the world.

Job Summary

Leonardo DRS Naval Power Systems seeks an experienced Manufacturing Technician.  This position will be responsible for assembling large and small electric machines, gas turbine packages, and all internal components, such as piping, alignments, wiring and testing. 

This is a 2nd shift position from 2:30 PM - 12:00 AM following a 9/80 work schedule (every other Friday off).

Job Responsibilities

The successful candidate will perform mechanical assembly operations and provide technical support to engineers on standard components and equipment using DRS established processes, procedures, and work instructions taking personal responsibility for quality of work performed.

  • Perform mechanical assembly, disassembly and rework some test and repair of various products and mechanical assemblies 
  • Work from standard assembly drawings, operation sheets, engineering specifications and sketches and running sheets of significant complexity
  • Use judgment in re-working to bring unit within quality control specifications
  • Testing, inspection, and repairing mechanical assemblies
  • Works under minimal supervision and may provide guidance to other technicians
  • Ability to work in a team environment and capable of performing related manufacturing processes
  • Interpret and follow written documents such as SOPs and safety rules
  • Ensure compliance with all safety and regulatory requirements applicable to the company
  • Interface with other departments to assure efficient flow of information and materials
  • Meet production deadlines and quality specifications
  • Ability to work overtime and/or off shift 1st shift when required (more of an exception basis)
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 1+ years of experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Demonstrated mechanical skills
  • Ability to read blue prints
  • Demonstrated ability to understand and precisely follow build book/work instructions
  • Experience with a variety of tools including torquing, pneumatic and small hand tools, saws and grinders               
  • Ability to use measuring devices
  • Knowledge of basic wiring and piping; and basic computer skills 
  • Perform calibration of certain tools and understanding of compliance issues
  • Ability to coordinate several activities at the same time, and to reprioritize in response to changing operational conditions
  • US Citizenship required
  • Additional Desirable Qualifications Skills and Knowledge:
  • Experience with Permanent Magnet Motors, Generators, stacking laminations, installing coils including brazing, installing cooling tubes
  • Experience operating overhead cranes and forklift trucks desired
  • Utilize special tooling, fixtures, lifting rigs designed for special jobs  
  • Previous experience assembling large, complex, rotating machinery a plus


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs., bend, walk, stoop, climb, and kneel on a regular basis


Leonardo DRS, Inc. and its subsidiaries and affiliates are equal opportunity employers and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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