Shop Technician

Job Description

Responsible for component and vehicle fabrication, assembly, inspection, test, & evaluation.

  • Performs or assists in assembly, rework, repair, and/or adjustment of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical systems and components to specifications and drawings as required

  • Performs or assists in non-complex fault or failure diagnosis of mechanical, hydraulic, or electrical components or systems needing verification, adjustment, or repair.

  • Performs or assists in use of diagnostic computers and other devices to diagnose components or systems needing verification, adjustment, or repair.

  • Performs to work instructions and work orders and operates as a member of a high-performance work team.

Uses cranes and fork lifts to assist in movement of material, tooling, and/or other equipment

Required Skills and Education

Required education: High School/GED plus four years relevant manufacturing experience in mechanical, hydraulic, electrical functions.

Ability to read and understand work instructions, drawings, and other technical documentation.
Must be able to work with little supervision in a team environment, and actively participate in continuous improvement in various business functions.
Must have basic computer knowledge.
Close mental/visual application required to apply technical skills to troubleshoot production issues

Preferred Skills and Education

Prior experience performing similar functions on military vehicles is a plus.
Advanced education in manufacturing functions described is a plus

About BAE Systems Platforms & Services

BAE Systems is a premier global defense and security company with approximately 90,000 employees delivering a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support and services. Platforms & Services designs, develops, produces, supports, maintains, modernizes and upgrades armored combat vehicles, wheeled vehicles, naval guns, surface ship combatants, commercial vessels, missile launchers, artillery systems, military ordnance, and protective wear and armor. Equal Opportunity Employer: Females/Minorities/Veterans/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity/Gender Expression


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