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