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Technician Visual Components Mfg I

Date: Jul 29, 2022

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74012

Company: FlightSafety International

Requisition 30926

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Purpose of Position

Applies fundamental principles, knowledge and concepts in subject matter area. Generally sought after for advice in areas of massive optics and/or transparency manufacture, assembly, modification, coating and maintenance. Able to perform most activities associated with job. Able to train specific skills and concepts to technicians in specific areas. Participates in skills training as required. Assists the Production Manager as needed. the Visual Components Specialist is responsible for the adherence to established processes and internal specifications and inspection of visual components at all phases of production. The position is responsible for the application of manufacturing standards per industry best practices FSI work instructions and within the framework of the Quality Management System at FlightSafety. The position is responsible for assisting with and facilitating continuous improvement in all phases of production that affect visual component manufacture to ensure customer satisfaction.

Tasks and Responsibilities

Monitor and operate massive equipment for the fabrication of large glass optics.

Monitors, operates and programs acrylic molding.

Sets up tooling and configures equipment for operation.

Assists in the maintenance and modification of assigned machinery.

Monitors, operates and programs glass sagging ovens.

Works with large pieces of glass, acrylic, wood and/or plastics including: cutting, drilling, sanding, cleaning and packaging.  In house manufacture includes using a variety of hand and power tools to fabricate components from raw materials including glass, wood, metal, various plastics and fiberglass.

Dimension finished glass products or finished acrylic to tight tolerances using hand held belt sanders.

Set up the application of coatings to optical components or visual screens using precise measurements and procedures.

Uses solvents, paints, epoxies, acids and fiberglass resins.  Applies finishing products to materials by spray or by hand.  Regularly uses solvents to clean parts.

Assists in the preparation, packaging and shipping of finished glass or acrylic products.  Preparation and packaging may include the fabrication of wooden shipping crates using a variety of hand and power tools.

Assists in testing and quality assurance of optical components, transparency products, assemblies and equipment.

Assists the Production Manager or the Engineering Department in prototype development and testing of new products.

Cleans and maintains production tools and equipment.  Prepares equipment and tools for use in manufacturing.

Responsible for the cleaning the production facility in readiness for manufacturing activities and testing; organizes tools, work areas, equipment, materials and supplies to present an efficient and orderly facility.

Performs routine facility maintenance including minor repairs to facility equipment; performs facility modifications and upgrades; assists tradesmen in performance of more complex building maintenance and repair.

Completes log sheets, route sheets; performs calculations for developing tolerance tables.

Assist with on-site installations at customer sites worldwide when required.

Participates in necessary training.

Overtime as required.  May work 2nd shift.

Exhibit and practice professional and courteous behavior while interacting with both internal and external customers.

Able to adhere to a work schedule including prompt and regular attendance.

Ability to work in a constant state of alertness and in a safe manner.

Minimum Education

High School diploma or equivalent


Minimum Experience

2 years experience in a comparable manufacturing position or in a directly related trade skill 

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities

Basic PC and Office equipment.  Electronic or mechanical test equipment including calipers, micrometers, digital meters and o-scopes.  Able to operate a forklift.  Able to wear protective gear (PPE) including respirator.

Physical Demands and Work Environment

While performing the duty of this job, the employee is regularly required to, stand, walk, and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance or crawl.

The employee is occasionally required to sit.  The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 70 pounds unassisted.  The employee must be able to clearly see and resolve (with or without corrective lenses) small or intricate detail. The employee must have the respiratory capacity to wear a ½ mask respirator for 4 or more hours a day.  The employee must be able to use both hands to hold and manipulate 7-15 pound power tools.

FlightSafety is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Vet/Disabled.

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma