Pattern Maker AA - Military veterans preferred

General Dynamics Mission Systems (


  full-time   employee

United States

Basic Qualifications
Required Education
Associates degree preferred, High school diploma, or equivalent.
Due to the nature of work performed within our facilities, U.S. citizenship is required.
Successful completion of a background check and drug screen is required.

Responsibilities for this Position
Essential Duties
Essential duties include but may not be limited to the following:
Set up of templates, construction of molds, fiberglass, plastic splashes and tools
Fits, assembles, and hand finishes castings and parts in metal foundry patterns
Studies blueprint of part, computes dimensions, and plans sequence of operations
Dresses casting down to specified dimensions, using files, scrapers, powered hand grinders, and drill press
Assembles pattern using hand tools, bolts, screws, and other fasteners
Verifies conformance of pattern dimensions to specifications using templates and measuring instruments such as scales, calipers, and micrometers

Company Overview
General Dynamics Mission Systems (GDMS) engineers a diverse portfolio of high technology solutions, products and services that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation. With a global team of 13,000+ top professionals, we partner with the best in industry to expand the bounds of innovation in the defense and scientific arenas. Given the nature of our work and who we are, we value trust, honesty, alignment and transparency. We offer highly competitive benefits and pride ourselves in being a great place to work with a shared sense of purpose. You will also enjoy a flexible work environment where contributions are recognized and rewarded. If who we are and what we do resonates with you, we invite you to join our high performance team! General Dynamics is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer that is committed to hiring a diverse and talented workforce. EOE/Disability/Veteran