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BAE Systems
BAE Systems

San Jose, CA

Mechanic - Military Vehicle Prototype and Test Jobs Near Me

LocationSan Jose, California 95123
Employment TypeContractor
Date Posted2023-01-31
Direct Apply
Valid Through2023-12-16

Job Description:

Job Description

BAE Systems, one of the world's leading defense contractors, is hiring two Mechanics to build and test new technology in combat vehicles for the Army and Marine Corps. In this role, you will help create the future of military vehicles and update existing models to the latest configurations.

Lay out, fabricate, assemble, operate, test run, adjust, dismantle and rebuild any type of experimental material or hardware, with little or no direct supervision. This is a tremendous opportunity to work on challenging, yet personally rewarding work, which impacts our customers success in the field.

This is a union position and works a 9/80 schedule 5:30 a.m.-3 p.m. Monday-Thursday with every other Friday off.

  • Under guidance work from rough sketches, verbal instructions or blueprints to build complete machines or parts utilizing a full range of Prototype Manufacturing and other types of equipment necessary to complete assigned projects.

  • Operate and maintain vehicles and weaponry used on Military Vehicles.

  • Provide technical and design support to engineering in the fabrication, integration and testing of mechanical and hydraulic systems.

  • Perform all tasks using proper job safe practices and perform general housekeeping.

  • Must be able to meet quality and production standards.

  • With proper authorization, operate Tracked Vehicles, forklifts, power sweeper and other automated equipment as necessary to complete assigned projects.

  • Assist higher classification employees on assigned projects.

  • Under guidance, set up and operate any regular equipment necessary to complete assigned project and performs all necessary maintenance on equipment.

  • Note and repair discrepancies on work and report discrepancies in drawings to Supervisor or appropriate person. Report progress of projects to supervisor. Secure required materials following established Company Procedures.

  • Under guidance from higher classified employees, perform test runs, operate test machines, and make all but the most intricate changes and adjustments.

  • Read and follow factory work orders and Job Safe Practices.

  • Ensure the proper handling of hazardous waste.

  • BAE Systems will provide training to obtain certifications and/or licenses required for some processes and equipment operations. Proficiency must be demonstrated to attain skill blocks.

  • Autonomously work on site or in field conditions from rough sketches, verbal instructions or blueprints to build complete machines or parts utilizing whatever means available to accomplish assigned project.

2023 CA Salary Range: $35.02-$37.44 per hour

Please note: This range is based on our market pay structures. However, individual salaries are determined by a variety of factors including, but not limited to: business considerations, local market conditions, and internal equity, as well as candidate qualifications, such as skills, education, and experience.

Employee Benefits: At BAE Systems, we support our employees in all aspects of their life, including their health and financial well-being. Regular employees scheduled to work 20 hours per week are offered: health, dental, and vision insurance; health savings accounts; a 401(k) savings plan; disability coverage; and life and accident insurance. We also have an employee assistance program, a legal plan, and other perks including discounts on things like home, auto, and pet insurance. Our leave programs include paid time off, paid holidays, as well as other types of leave, including paid parental, military, bereavement, and any applicable federal and state sick leave. Employees may participate in the company recognition program to receive monetary or non-monetary recognition awards. Other incentives may be available based on position level and/or job specifics.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills

  • High school diploma / GED with 2 years relevant experience.

  • Good mechanical aptitude and experience working with hand tools.

  • Experience installing and testing components.

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Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills

  • Experience working on military vehicles preferred.

  • Ability to get Secret Clearance and ability to get Military Weapons license preferred.

  • Welding experience preferred.

Mechanic - Military Vehicle Prototype and Test


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