Auto Body Mechanic/Assembly Technician

  Job Title:   Auto Body Mechanic/ Assembly Technician
  Job Location:   Tampa, FL USA   Industry:
  Aero Simulation, Inc.
  Job Role:   Primary – Support Visual Display Dome Surfacing/ Finishing Efforts   Joining Date:   TBD
  Employment Status:   Full-time   Employment Type:   TBD
  Salary Range:   Commensurate with Experience   Manages Others:   No
   Career Level:   Entry to Mid     Years of Experience:   0-5  
  Security Clearance:   Secret   Education:   HS Diploma, Tech School, OJT

Job Description:  

The tasks will include being part of a team that will repair, prepare and paint the inner surface of large spherical screens (24-ft diameter) used for image projection. Because the spherical screen is assembled from multiple sections, the preparation of the seams will be a critical aspect of the effort. The entire process is performed to optical precision.

  • Needs to be familiar with the use and operation of grinding, sanding, and equipment
  • Able to tape off large areas as one would tape off a vehicle prior to painting
  • Familiar with the mixing and application of body filler, gel-coat, and paints
  • Knowledge and experience with block-sanding curved surfaces
  • Able to mix and apply 2-part glazing putty for pin holes
  • Knowledge and experience with tracing a panel (about the same as for a vehicle
  • Experience with mixing primer for application to seams to check for problems
  • Must be able to perform mechanical assembly work, typical to the production of flight simulators, in between periods of dome refinishing work

Job Requirements:

  • Ability to travel for extended periods (a few weeks at a time)
  • Good physical health, as required to work in sanding and painting environments
  • Able to work from raised scaffolding; standing about 20 feet above the floor
  • MUST be a U.S. Citizen AND able to obtain a Department of Defense security clearance.
  • ASI is Drug-Free Workplace so candidates must be able to pass entry and random drug testing.  

Physical Demands:

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • Required to communicate in English.
  • Required to sit and use their hands and fingers, to handle or feel, and to manipulate keys on a keyboard.
  • Required to stand, walk, reach with arms and hands, climb or balance, and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
  • Vision abilities required by this job include close vision.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the responsibilities of the Auto Body Mechanic/Assembly Technician, the work environment characteristics are typical to that of a higher-end body shop/assembly shop. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable people with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.
  • The noise level in the work environment is commensurate with the work being performed

Note: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, or qualifications associated with the job.

ASI will provide equal employment opportunity without regard to race, color, sex, age, disability, religion, national origin, marital status, status as a veteran, or any other characteristic protected by law.

This policy applies to all areas of employment, including recruitment, hiring, training and development, promotion, transfer, termination, layoff, compensation benefits, social and recreational programs, and all other conditions and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws.

It is the policy of ASI to comply with all the relevant and applicable provisions of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and its Amendments.  ASI will not discriminate against any qualified employee or job applicant with respect to any terms, privileges, or conditions of employment because of a person’s physical or mental disability.  ASI also will make reasonable accommodation wherever necessary for all employees or applicants with handicaps, disabilities, provided that the individual is otherwise qualified to safely perform the duties and assignments connected with the job and provided that any accommodations made are not undue hardship for ASI.