Avionics Wire Harness Technician
Aerospace and Defense Cable and Wire Harness Manufacturer located in the Denver, CO area. We are seeking experienced Wire Harness Assemblers for the manufacture of complex wire harnesses used in military and commercial aircraft. This position requires previous experience in wire harness manufacturing/assembly. Responsibilities:Constructs wire harnesses and cables by cutting, sorting, color-coding, measuring, stripping, crimping, soldering, and routing various lengths, types, and gauges of wire, heat-shrink, and other related materials. Contract to Hire Opportunity. Operates tools and equipment such as wire strippers, crimpers, solder iron, wire identification and cutting machines, heat guns, and associated tools. Tests wire harnesses for continuity and proper functioning. Completes paperwork, electronic version, associated with job assignment. Ensure all assemblies and detail parts are free of Foreign Object Debris (FOD) and non-conformance issues. Inspects and ensures materials, components, sub-assemblies, assemblies, tools and product configurations are in compliance and conformance with engineering drawings, company quality policies and applicable industry standards. Effectively provide supervision and work instructions to junior Assemblers and Finishers. Effectively work with co-workers and management in problem solving and exploring and implementing best practices in our operations. Maintains continuity among work shifts by documenting and communicating actions, irregularities, and continuing needs in job turnovers. Utilizes computer or tablets to document actions and time by completing work order entries. Comply with lean manufacturing principals and work with leads and supervisors to explore and implement best practices in the manufacturing process.
Skills and Qualifications: This position must meet ITAR Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a #8220;US Person#8221; as defined by 22 C.F.R. #167; 120.15 is required. #8220;US Person#8221; includes US Citizen, lawful permanent resident, refugee, or asylee. Experience reading and understanding electrical assembly drawings and written work instructions. Excellent soldering skills.Adept at wire harness assembly utilizing schematic, and wiring diagrams. Experience using dedicated contact crimping tools for attaching connector contacts. Experience handling shrink tube, cable shields including foil and braid. Experience in wire splicing and installing shield terminators. Experience assembling circular connectors, backshells and coax connectors. Comfortable with computer applications including MS Office (Excel, Word) is a plus. Strong work ethic and the flexibility to work in a dynamic environment. Must be willing to work extended hours, weekends and Holidays when needed to support delivery. High level of manual dexterity and detail orientation. Good oral and written communication skills; able to read, comprehend and create written and verbal instructions in the English language.