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Raytheon Technologies Test Environments, Fabrication Lead Tech, EngrgSvcs in Tucson, Arizona

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating.

Job Summary:

The Test Environments, Fabrication Lead Tech will work in the mechanical fabrication shop, executing a variety of mechanical fabrication efforts at an exceptional quality level, while collaborating in a dynamic, fast-paced, integrated team environment. The position interacts daily with fellow support technicians and engineers, in an effort to successfully meet the prototype and test manufacturing needs of our internal and external engineering customers.

Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Quick-turn machining of critical prototype, aerospace parts and test assemblies from metal and non-metal materials utilizing precision manual mills and lathes

  • Use of general machine shop tools and support equipment including the use of typical dimensional measuring tools

  • Work with basic sketches and, underdeveloped drawing packages as well as model renderings

  • Responsible for all aspects of fabrication including part/machine setup, safe equipment operation, part inspection, managing their workload, supporting customers’ schedules, delegating and coordinating work when required

  • Work in a Multi-Program controlled area.

  • Report to the Mechanical Prototyping and Fabrication Section Lead within the Engineering Prototyping and Fabrication department (the Bike Shop)

    The ability to obtain and maintain a US security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required as only U.S. citizens are eligible for a security clearance

    Qualifications You Must Have:

  • Requires AA/AS degree (or other 2-year post high school training such as: machining/fabrication technical education or apprenticeship), plus a minimum of eight (8) years of relevant experience

  • Eight (8) or more years of experience interpreting mechanical blueprints / technical drawings with the ability to machine one-of-a-kind quality, in-tolerance finished products

  • Eight (8) or more years of direct mechanical machining experience

  • A minimum of Eight (8) or more years of experience in the use of precision mechanical machine shop tools such as; lathes, milling machines, surface grinders, optical comparators, precision measuring equipment, etc.

  • Experience with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T)

    Qualifications We Value:

  • A minimum of two (2) years of previous working experience with Computer Numerical Control (CNC) programming, setup and operation

  • Knowledgeable in the setup/operation of manual CMM’s

  • Basic experience in the development and manipulation of computer generated 3D models in Creo, or similar CAD system

  • CAM Software: Mastercam and/or GibbsCAM

  • Competent computer skills – Windows, MS Office products

    What We Offer :

    Whether you’re just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care.

    Location Information:

    This position is located in beautiful Tucson, AZ. Tucson has a friendly, caring and laid-back atmosphere, combined with the innovation and energy of a metropolitan region and recognized as one of America’s 10 Best Small Cities. Surrounded by beautiful mountains, colorful Sonoran Desert landscape and majestic saguaro cacti, Tucson is blessed with some of nature’s best work. Tucson is known for its bright blue skies, and with more than 310 sunny days per year, Tucson’s fantastic weather lets residents enjoy the outdoors year-round .


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