Aerospace Engineering Technician - 511070

Job no: 511070
Work type: Regular Full-time (Benefits eligible)
Location: Tuscaloosa
Categories: Engineering/Computer Science

Pay Grade/Pay Range: 58 Hourly (non-exempt) - Minimum - $ 19.33 Midpoint - $ 28.03


Department/Organization: 214252 - Remote Sensing Center


Normal Work Schedule: Monday - Friday 8:00am - 4:45pm


Job Summary: The Aerospace Engineering Technician assists with the design, development, testing, and fielding of aerospace systems.


Additional Department Summary: The Aerospace Engineering Technician is in the Remote Sensing Center on the University of Alabama‚Äôs Tuscaloosa campus. This position will involve intensive and rapid design, traditional and composite construction, and integration of aerospace, science, and electrical systems into high performance aircraft and surface vehicles.


Required Minimum Qualifications: Vocational/Technical/Trade School certificate and five (5) years of aerospace, electrical, or electronic experience; or Associate's degree and four (4) years of aerospace, electrical, or electronic experience; or Bachelor's degree and two (2) years of aerospace, electrical, or electronic experience.


Skills and Knowledge: Must be comfortable working in an engineering laboratory setting. Must have strong interaction and communication skills between scientists, engineers, and students; must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook; and CAD or technical drawing experience in CATIA, SolidWorks, or equivalent is required.


Preferred Qualifications: Previous experience with aircraft certification, FAA field approval experience (e.g. Form 337) is desired; experimental aircraft operation or construction, and an A&P license or training is beneficial. CNC experience is beneficial.


Background Investigation Statement: Prior to hiring, the final candidate(s) must successfully pass a pre-employment background investigation and information obtained from social media and other internet sources. A prior conviction reported as a result of the background investigation DOES NOT automatically disqualify a candidate from consideration for this position. A candidate with a prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags will receive an individualized review of the prior conviction or negative behavioral red flags before a hiring decision is made.


Equal Employment Opportunity: The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases. Follow the link below to find out more. "EEO is the Law" Poster

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Equal Opportunity Statement

The University of Alabama is an Equal Employment/Equal Educational Opportunity Institution. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment or volunteer status without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, pregnancy, age, genetic or family medical history information, disability, protected veteran status, or any other legally protected basis, and will not be discriminated against because of their protected status. Applicants to and employees of this institution are protected under Federal law from discrimination on several bases.

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, 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 contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.

Supplemental Links


"EEO is the Law" Poster
http://www1.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/eeoc_self_print_poster.pdf

“EEO is the Law” Poster Supplement
http://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf

"Family and Medical Leave Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/fmlaen.pdf

"Employee Polygraph Protection Act" 
http://www.dol.gov/whd/regs/compliance/posters/eppac.pdf