Tech Support Specialist Sr - Assembly - Military veterans preferred

Raytheon (


  full-time   employee

United States

Job Description:

The Engineering Machinist Technical Support Specialist is responsible for manufacturing, installation, repairing of mechanical assemblies and projects. Work includes engineering prototyping, field service, engineering installations, testing, certification, and repair of returned materials. The successful candidate will be able to perform complex setups, troubleshoot and proficiently operate all machines in a production facility or all computer numerical control (CNC), grinding or jig bore machine families. This position requires thorough knowledge of all machine speeds, feeds, materials, cutter tool geometry and safe operating practices. Assembly and modification of engineering prototype sub-assemblies, final assemblies and systems per engineering drawings and/or work instructions. As a member of the team, this position requires the planning, layout, fabrication and assembly of developmental type parts and assemblies, tools and fixtures. Responsible for the up and operation of a variety of manual and Computer Numerical Control machines with minimal direct supervision. Produce parts out of materials ranging from standard to exotic. In this position, the Prototype Machinist must be able to collaborate with customers, employees, and program leaders. Candidates should be able to effectively work multiple projects simultaneously with diverse groups and customers.

The candidate will be required to build, install, and modify engineering material designs per engineering specs, drawings and/or manuals. The successful candidate will demonstrate the skills and knowledge required to effectively and efficiently build, repair, or modify machined parts per engineering drawings to ensure installations meet conformity. The candidate will ensure that all work performed is properly and completely documented and ready for inspection. The candidate will also provide recommendations in solving hardware integration issues with mid and upper level engineering and leadership. The candidate will comply with the company’s FOD program, tool control program and all safety regulations. The candidate may perform duties at various locations within Raytheon Facilities. Other duties will be assigned which are not specifically stated herein.

Typical tasks may include:

Manufacture and Assemble prototype assemblies and subassemblies to ensure proper operation per established criteria. This may include:

  • Replacement of mechanical and machined parts.
  • Sets up and operates Precision Tool Room Lathes in the fabrication of prototype parts.
  • Identifying, repairing and replacing damage hardware.
  • Set up and CNC machines to meet specified requirements.
  • Recognize failures and isolate problems and suggest appropriate corrective action.
  • Operates equipment and fixtures/gages.
  • Communicates and interacts with engineering and support personnel such as, design engineers, tool engineers and maintenance personnel.
  • Promote a cooperative environment improving the development of parts and tooling that are functional as well as producible.
  • Fills out engineering test reports.
  • Ensure RMS and Customer property is properly tracked and maintained.
  • Keeping supervisor appraised of all unresolved and/or potential problems that would negatively affect schedules or quality.
  • Providing support to the engineering development team on all assignments, and supports other departments with miscellaneous assignments as instructed by direct supervision.

Required Skills:

  • U.S Citizenship Required.
  • CNC machining skills required.
  • Understanding of manufacturing methods and processes.
  • Fabrication processes.
  • Mechanical fasteners.
  • Ability to work within a Technical Support Environment.
  • Motivated Self-starter.
  • The ability to manage multiple tasks and schedules.
  • Understanding of Microsoft office tools (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).
Desired Skills:

  • Ability to read and comprehend instructions, short correspondence, memos, detailed blueprints, and other similar authorized drawings and documents.
  • Experience working in an engineering lab environment.
  • Aerospace manufacturing experience.
  • Experience with repair and maintenance on automated equipment.
  • Ability to fabricate special tooling to complete one-of-a-kind tasking.
  • Existing security clearance.
  • Demonstrate the ability to analyze and evaluate complex mechanical systems, subsystems, modules, components, fixtures.

Required Education:

High school or equivalent and a minimum of 2 years’ relevant experience

Desired Education:

Associates Degree in a related field

This position requires the ability to obtain and hold a DoD secret security clearance.

This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at:

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Raytheon is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.