Company: GENERAL ATOMICS
Posted on: January 13, 2022
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an
affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable
remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as
well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of
individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome
all qualified individuals to apply.
The metrology department is looking for individuals who have proven
measurement skills using large scale coordinate measurement methods
such as laser trackers, photogrammetry and structured light
scanners and the experience to plan and lead large scale industrial
measurement projects. Candidate should have the ability to solve
complex projects and interpret and translate customer requests into
a coordinated measurement plan using the most effective methods
available to meet the project requirements. A solid understanding
of GD&T is required. Additionally some Cad experience, Jig and
fixture experience and/or reverse engineering experience is
desired.Under minimal supervision, this position is responsible for
providing technical support to engineers on a variety of technical
tasks. Tasks shall include planning, overseeing and/or performing
measurements as well as producing measurement reports. Provide
analyses of data or documentation where guidelines are provided in
such areas as statistical analysis, model dimensional consistency
and accuracy, and uses quantitative judgment concerning technical
data. Performs complex and detailed measurements, including feature
alignments and positional error calculations based on Datum
structures and drawing / model requirements. Conducts tests and
records data to assist with engineering evaluation or analysis.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Makes setups and adjustments holding
tolerances to specifications. Ensures equipment is functioning as
required.Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production
schedules.Provides technical support to engineers on a variety of
technical tasks. Gathers, maintains, formats and compiles
coordinate measurement data using available metrology
equipment.This includes Laser Trackers, Photogrammetry, Structured
light scanning or other available tactile or non-contact means of
taking measurements.Collects measurements using company approved
software packages such as Verisurf, Spatial Analyzer, Polyworks,
GOM, or similar softwareProduces measurement reports to disseminate
finding and show results and root cause if required.Able to work
with CAD models to Prepare for measurement sessions or use raw data
to reverse engineer CAD surfaces or CAD solids.Work with other
metrologists or in small cross functional groups to achieve a
defined goalActs as lead and provide direction to less experienced
staff.Responsible for observing all laws, regulations and other
applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted
on behalf of the Company. Expected to maintain a productive and
safe working environment in accordance with established operating
procedures and practicesOther duties as assigned or required.
- Typically requires an associate's degree in engineering or
related technical field and one year of related experience.
Equivalent professional experience may be substituted in lieu of
- Must demonstrate a broad understanding of engineering
principles, theories and concepts.
- Must possess:
- Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and work with minimal
- Ability to read and interpret blueprints, drawings and other
- Strong organization skills.
- Ability to identify issues and interpret data.
- Good analytical, interpersonal, verbal and written
communication skills to accurately document, report and assess
situations and make judgments.
- Good knowledge of computer operations and applications
pertinent to the field.
- Ability to work both independently and in a team environment is
essential as is the ability to work extended hours as
Keywords: GENERAL ATOMICS, Provo , Metrologist, Other , Provo, Utah
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