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Toolmaker Apprenticeship

Textron Inc. - Augusta, GA

Toolmaker Apprenticeship

in

Augusta

Georgia

Toolmaker Apprenticeship

Description

SUMMARY

Responsible for providing factory support in the development/modification of fabricated assemblies, construction of assembly fixtures and job aides, construction and repair of tables, racks, carts etc., rework of non-conforming purchased and fabricated parts. This may require the removal and replacement of components and/or the addition of new components while maintaining quality standards.

EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE

Applicant must have a minimum of a High School diploma or GED. Applicant is currently enrolled in Augusta Tech’s Machine Shop Technology degree program or has received a general admissions letter into one of this programs. A fundamental understanding of fabrication and welding processes is desired.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

Builds new tables, carts, fixtures, or gages to support new business growth.

Reworks/repairs existing carts, tables, fixtures to support current production needs.

Maintains existing tooling and fixtures.

Provides factory support by correcting safety and ergonomic issues, providing quality enhancements and reworking purchased and fabricated parts. .

Performs a variety of fabrication duties with minimal supervision.

Maintains acceptable performance standards for fabrication, quality, safety, and housekeeping.

Ensures that air/electric tools used are placed into proper storage cabinets daily, and all tools are in safe and proper working order.

Performs all other assigned duties as instructed by supervision.

Qualifications

QUALIFICATIONS

Applicants for this apprenticeship must meet the following minimum qualifications:

Age

Minimum qualifications required by the sponsor for persons entering the apprenticeship program, with an eligible starting age not less than 18 years.

Education

A high school diploma, General Educational Development (GED) equivalency or other high school equivalency credential is required. Applicant must provide an official transcript(s) for high school and any post–high school education. Applicant must submit the GED certificate or other high school equivalency credential if applicable.

Physical

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, color and the ability to adjust focus.

Aptitude Test

Augusta Technical College - Applicants must take the ACCUPLACER Test. (NOTE: The Standardized Aptitude Test (SAT), American College Test (ACT), College Placement Exam (CPE), COMPASS, or ASSET scores may be accepted in lieu of the ACCUPLACER.) The ACCUPLACER is a series of placement tests in the areas of sentence skills, reading comprehension, arithmetic, and elementary algebra. It is a computerized multiple-choice format test and is not timed. Calculators are provided for some sections of the test.

Others

Applicants will be required to pass a background check and drug screening prior to being employed.

Applicants must submit a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and include Augusta Technical College on the application. (Use School Code: 005599)

Applicants must maintain above Satisfactory Academic Progress at Augusta Technical College. TSV will require apprentices to maintain a 2.5 minimum GPA (note: if financial aid through TSV’s education assistance policy is needed, a higher GPA must be maintained).

Applicants must agree to serve 2 years of full-time employment with Textron Specialized Vehicles upon completion of the apprenticeship program.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Ability to read and understand part drawings (blue prints) – desired but not required.

Ability to operate welding machines in a safe manner.

Ability to weld and understand what weld consumables/parameters to change to achieve required weld quality.

Ability to use hand tools and mechanical aptitude to properly use tools.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Ability to read and understand component part drawings (blue prints) – desired but not required.

Ability to operate Mills, Lathes, Drill Presses and Saws in a safe manner – desired but not required

LANGUAGE SKILLS

Ability to read and comprehend supplier and TSV work instructions, short correspondence, and memos.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.

TECHNICAL SKILL REQUIREMENTS

Ability to use measuring devices including tape measures, Tape measures, torque tools, etc. Ability to use common power tools such as drills, grinders, belt sanders, circular saws, portable band saws, magnetic drills, drill press, etc. Good understanding of welding and weld quality.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to walk; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and occasionally lift and move up to 45 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, color and the ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly works near moving mechanical parts. The employee is frequently exposed to vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud.

EEO Statement

Textron is committed to providing Equal Opportunity in Employment

Pay Transparency Policy Statement

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

Job

Manufacturing

Primary Location

US-Georgia-Augusta

Recruiting Company

Textron Specialized Vehicles

Schedule

Full-time

Job Level

Individual Contributor

Shift

First Shift

Req ID:

259842

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Location: Augusta, GA

Company Profile:
Textron Inc. (NYSE: TXT) is not only one of the world's best known multi-industry companies, it is a pioneer of the diversified business model. Founded in 1923, we have grown into a network of businesses with total revenues of $12.2 billion, and approximately 33,000 employees with facilities and presence in 25 countries, serving a diverse and global customer base. Headquartered in Providence, Rhode Island, U.S.A.,Textron is ranked 225th on the FORTUNE 500 list of largest U.S. companies. Organizationally, Textron consists of numerous subsidiaries and operating divisions, which are responsible for the day-to-day operation of their businesses ("Textron businesses")