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Engineering Technician II

COMPANY:  Aerostar Technical Solutions

Sulphur Springs, TX, US, 75482

STATUS:  Nonexempt
REQ ID:  25794

For 60 years, Raven has developed, marketed, and produced technical solutions to great challenges. Utilizing our strength in engineering, manufacturing, and technological innovation, Raven today is a leader in precision agriculture, high performance specialty films, and situational awareness markets. Our purpose to Solve Great Challenges is bold and authentic; it keeps us grounded in markets that have meaning, provide profitable growth, and align with our values.

Raven Aerostar is a world leader in lighter-than-air, stratospheric, and situational awareness technology. Committed to rapid innovation of highly technical and groundbreaking technology, we design and manufacture niche products that enhance security and connect the world. We are working on a number of exciting projects — and looking for extraordinary talent to join our team.

Summary Assist engineering by designing, testing, fabricating, and/or troubleshooting a process, system, assembly, or product.

Essential Functions
• Assist engineering and coordinate with internal teams on a variety of products and processes, including: engineering specifications, drawings, models, manuals, processes, or bill of materials.
• Research, investigate, and select technical data pertinent to the assigned project.
• Work with internal teams and external sources to obtain and communicate data relative to engineering requirements.
• Aptitude with basic hand and power tools and measurement devices.
• Write test plans, conduct tests, and document results.
• Prepare and present technical reports and recommendations on projects.
• Participate in department improvement activities.
• Contributes to the team and projects in an above average manner.
• Lead or participate in department improvement activities.
• Perform troubleshooting to look for areas of opportunity, as well as compliance and implementation issues.
• Develop, research, and recommend test procedures.
• With Engineering assistance, facilitate minor design projects from the concept stage through production, and make modifications as necessary.
• Responsible for defining technical approaches and tasks related to activities and minor projects.
• May be asked to interact with customer to install, monitor, troubleshoot, or repair products.
• Demonstrates the Dimensions of Competition and Raven Team Member Values in their daily actions.
• Maintain a clean and safe work area.
• May be called upon to perform comparable duties of a similar or related nature and/or assist in other areas as needed.
• Learning, understanding, continuously improving, and promoting the division’s quality management system in accordance with ISO standards.

• Minimum of an Associate’s Degree in field related to specific position is preferred.
• 2+ years experience in a related position, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Basic-to-intermediate skills in CAD software such as SolidWorks.
• Knowledge of manufacturing techniques is preferred.

• Basic machine shop and prototyping skills

• Basic problem analysis and problem solving techniques.
• Capable of defining appropriate approaches and solutions. Able to define critical project criteria to ensure project completion.
• Proficiency with a computer, including Microsoft Office.
• Team player who is self-motivated, and has ability to work with minimal supervision.
• Ability to work at a fast pace efficiently.
• Ability to read drawings and work instructions, and maintain accurate records.
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members and leadership staff.
• Ocassional travel may be necessary.



We are a manufacturer covered by ITAR 22 CFR 120-130 and all team members must be a United States Person.

Raven is an EO employer - M/F/Vets/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas

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