Mechanical Assembler (High-Bay)

US - GA - Atlanta Ref #3780 19-Aug-2019

Job description

Bigger challenges. Bolder ideas. Global impact. At Viasat, we’re on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. We’re the company behind the world’s fastest satellite internet service, with technology that’s helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. By providing powerful new ways for people to connect with one another, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more, our team is empowering millions of customers worldwide.  

We’re growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. You’ll work in a collaborative and inclusive environment that values diverse perspectives and continuous learning, and provides industry-leading benefits with unmatched opportunities for career growth. Our team is fearless in pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world’s first truly global Internet Service Provider. Interested in joining our mission? Take a look at career opportunities at Viasat today.

Job Responsibilities

Do you enjoy taking equipment apart and then putting it together again or fixing equipment when it isn’t working correctly? You will utilize your inner-tinkerer putting together mechanical assemblies for ViaSat, including large antennas, using light equipment and tooling. Working as part of a bigger team within our Manufacturing area, your sense of teamwork will draw you into additional duties, to include moving equipment and integrating assemblies into our bigger systems. If you can learn the job, we’ll train you to do it, and do it right, from documentation to following process and procedures!

Requirements

  • 2+ years’ experience in skilled mechanical assembly (mechanical tools, drills and impact tools, professional or personal) 
  • Previous experience to follow instructions and read assembly drawings 
  • Previous experience to drive and operate a forklift, given proper training and instruction
  • Operate overhead cranes and riggin experience 
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and work at heights up to 100 feet 
  • High School Diploma or GED 
  • US government position. US Citizenship required. 
  • Up to 10% domestic travel.

Preferences

  • Expert experience with forklift and aerial lifts 

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Additional requirements

Minimum education:

High School Diploma or GED

Years of experience:

1-3 years

Travel:

Up to 10%

Citizenship:

US Citizenship Required

Clearance:

None

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