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Welder / Fabricator

Company: SARA, Inc.
Location: Colorado Springs
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

Scientific Applications & Research Associates, Inc. (SARA) is a world-class Defense Research and Development enterprise, with a charter to create technology innovations in support of Commercial & Government organizations. We have expertise in RF, EMP, Pulsed Power, Acoustics and Threat Warning Systems; partnering with our customers to address real world problems with cost effective solutions... that work.SARA, Inc. High Power Electromagnetics Division (HPEM) is looking for an exceptionally talented, motivated, and creative Welder / Fabricator to support rapid Manufacturing activities in Colorado Springs, CO. The HPEM team is at the forefront of radiated and conducted energy delivery systems from prime power to applications. This Welder/Fabricator will work within the Production Engineering Department consisting of other welders, machinists, engineers, and interns to support rapid prototyping as well as production projects. Selected candidates will have the opportunity to grow, lead, and learn with talented engineers, machinists and technicians on various programs supporting the DoD, DoE, and civilian customers. Our small group will allow the candidate to experience, contribute, and collaborate in a multidisciplinary nature from napkin sketch conception all the way through to the final build.If this excites you, then join us to help build a better world!Core Responsibilities:Fabrication and/or welding of brass, aluminum, plastic, and steel parts using the necessary tools provided by SARAAbility to interpret engineering drawings and blueprints, select, cut, layout, clamp, and tack materials before final weldMachine setup and operation: welders, saws, and various other fabrication tools with fast turnaround and minimal supervisionThe welder/fabricator is also encouraged to use his/her creativity to solve fabrication problems to maintain the flow and quality of fabricated partsMachine and tool maintenance along with other tools and equipmentPreventative machine and tool maintenance and shop cleanliness and organizationIncluding, but not limited to: keeping tooling organized and stored when not in use, minimizing clutter around work areas, sweeping the floor around work areas, and keeping personal tools stored in the employee's, SARA provided, toolboxRequirements:At least 3 years' welding/fabrication industry experience or welding certificate/degreeAble to work solo and within a team with minimal oversightCursory knowledge and/or use of Microsoft Word, Excel, conceptual skills, and attention to detailUse of various measurement and calibration tools including, but not limited to, calipers, micrometers, tape measures, etc.Experience cutting and preparing various materials for machining and weldingAbility to lift at least 50 pounds Occasional travel opportunities, but not requiredPosition may require the ability to obtain and maintain a Department of Defense Security ClearanceUS CitizenshipBenefits:SARA offers a competitive benefits package to include: medical, dental, vision, short-term disability, long-term disability, life insurance, and other supplemental programsA generous PTO program (Vacation, Sick, Holiday)Tuition & Certification ReimbursementFlexible Work SchedulesEmployee Bonuses401(k)/Profit SharingEmployee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOPPay Range: $18-25/hrU.S. citizenship is required for most positions. ( SARA, Inc. is an EEOC/Title VII/ADA compliant federally contracted employer. All qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class. Also, as a federal contractor, SARA must abide by the Drug-Free Workplace Act of 1988 and maintains a drug-free workplace regardless of local and state allowance.

Keywords: SARA, Inc., Colorado Springs , Welder / Fabricator, Other , Colorado Springs, Colorado

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