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Senior Paint Technician

Company: Applied Research Associates, Inc
Location: Huntsville
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:

The Analytical Solutions Division (ASD) of Applied Research Associates (ARA), Inc., is seeking a talentedSenior Paint Technician working from our Huntsville, AL facility. The potential candidate will perform paint application processes and light fabrication machining. This position will require assisting the SMG in all aspects of coating operations from preparation and masking, pretreatments, final paint applications and QA/QC analysis on prototype systems. Under close direction, the successful applicant will perform multiple manufacturing tasks associated with the coating of unique prototype systems for the DoD and other ARA clients. These tasks include, but are not limited to, paint application, light mechanical work, testing and evaluation, and QA/QC evaluations. In addition, this position will also assist senior level staff and project managers in developing user manuals for the prototype systems. This position will require the successful applicant to possess or obtain a minimum of a DSS SECRET clearance. Essential Functions: Will perform paint application tasks including paint mixing, spray operations, thickness measurements, etc. In addition, this position will be required to have or gain a full understanding of multiple coatings application equipment. Assist in fabrication and other assembly/disassembly processes essential to coatings application and fabrication of prototypes SECRET clearance will be required Education: High school diploma Associate degree or trade-school preferred Required: Organized individual, with prioritization and time management skills Paint application background Mechanical skills with hands on experience Excellent verbal communication skills Capable of working with teams in an ever-changing work environment 5-7 years of related work experience. Preferred: Prior experience in DoD manufacturing Background in coatings application and mechanical assembly DSS SECRET Clearance COMPANY INFORMATION Applied Research Associates, Inc. is an employee-owned international research and engineering company recognized for providing technically superior solutions to complex and challenging problems in the physical sciences. The company, founded in Albuquerque, NM, in 1979, currently employs over 1500 professionals and continues to grow. ARA offices throughout the United States and Canada provide a broad range of technical expertise in defense technologies, civil technologies, computer software and simulation, systems analysis, environmental technologies, and testing and measurement. The corporation also provides sophisticated technical products for environmental site characterization, pavement analysis, and robotics. At ARA, employees are our greatest assets. The corporation realizes that employee ownership spawns greater creativity and initiative along with higher performance and customer satisfaction levels. ARA gives its employees the tools, training, and opportunities to take more active roles as owners. The culture is challenging; innovation and experimentation are the norm. Employees are eligible for contributions which not only add to the companys success, but also their own through the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP). The motto, Engineering and Science for Fun and Profit sums up the ARA experience. For additional information and an opportunity to join this unique workplace, please visit our website atwww.careers.ara.com Experience Required 5 - 7 years: Relevant work experience Behaviors Required Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well Enthusiastic: Shows intense and eager enjoyment and interest Team Player: Works well as a member of a group Motivations Required Growth Opportunities: Inspired to perform well by the chance to take on more responsibility Self-Starter: Inspired to perform without outside help Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

Keywords: Applied Research Associates, Inc, Huntsville , Senior Paint Technician, Other , Huntsville, Alabama

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