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Mechanical Assembler Component Temporary Featured Urgent

Location
Atlanta, Georgia
Wage
Hourly
Job ID
15353BR

Mechanical Assembler (Component) Temporary
15353BR
Atlanta GA
Job Responsibilities
ViaSats heritage dates back to the beginning of satellite communication systems. Our achievements include many industry firsts in earth imaging GPS systems NASA research and modern digital communication systems. Our diverse antenna product designs range from small airborne antennas to large 13 18 meter diameter dish antennas weighing 50000 pounds and moving at 20 degrees per second with high precision pointing accuracy. As one of the worlds top companies in this area ViaSats products are installed on every continent including Antarctica.
Do you enjoy taking equipment apart and then putting it together again or fixing equipment when it isnt 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 well train you to do it and do it right from documentation to following process and procedures!
Requirements
+ 1+ years experience in basic mechanical assembly (mechanical tools drills and impact tools professional or personal)
+ Ability to follow instructions and read fabrication drawings
+ Ability to drive and operate a forklift given proper training and instruction
+ Ability to lift 50 lbs. and work at heights up to 100 feet
+ High School Diploma or GED
+ US government position. US Citizenship required.
+ Ability to travel up to 10%
This position has safety related functions for the FAA; therefore any offers will be contingent upon successfully passing drug/alcohol screening.
Preferences
+ Operate light machinery
+ Operate forklifts and aerial lift
+ Ability to use mechanical tools drills and impact tools
+ Ability to work to documentation and procedures
Located in the heart of the Southeast our Duluth GA office offers culture southern hospitality and cutting edge technology. Its just a stones throw from Atlanta where you can enjoy the local sports teams theater and cultural events but far enough away that you can savor a more rural countryside the best of both worlds. Drive your career to ViaSat where every day you know your expertise makes a difference to the company your team and our customers!
If you are excited by this opportunity submit your resume. It only takes a few minutes and well send you an automated response to let you know it has been received. If there is a potential match someone from the recruiting team will be in contact with you as soon as possible.
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ViaSat is an EEO/AA/Disability/Protected Veteran Employer. U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Residence status may be required for certain positions. For positions requiring U.S. Citizenship or Lawful Permanent Resident status verification of such status will be required upon accepting employment.

ViaSat is in the business to connect the world. As a global broadband services and technology company, we are connecting international communities to the internet by offering residential internet service; enabling passengers and operations crews to stream high-bandwidth media, applications, and content when traveling globally on commercial, business or government aircraft and maritime vessels; and empowering international warfighters on the front lines of battle with real-time, secure internet-based intelligence, surveillance, and reconnaissance for high-requirement missions. We deliver and protect information – when and where it is needed most with our trusted communications ground systems, infrastructure, and services.

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