Altavian Inc. is hiring a Machinist interested in working on crafting unmanned aircraft and systems. Altavian is expanding its industry-leading expertise in Unmanned Aircraft Systems by producing aircraft in-house. In this position, the Machinist will:
Fulfill production and project requirements in a machining environment
Maintain safe and efficient practices throughout machining and lay up processes
Ideally, we are seeking a full-time Machinist to start work immediately. For part-time applicants, candidates must be able to commit to a minimum of 20 hours a week.
US Citizen (Export Control/ ITAR/ EAR)
Ability to be approved for security clearance
Minimum 1-year experience
Experience operating mill, lathes, grinders, cut tools
Calculate dimensions or tolerance using micrometers and Vernier calipers
Experience working with aluminum, steels and plastics
Able to study and absorb information presented on blueprints, drawings or assembly files
Able to monitor and optimization individual part run time
Able to align and maintain cutting tools and equipment
Able to take a design on paper and through production and maintain the project requirements
Experience working with super alloys
Experience operating CNC machines
Experience operating HAAS CNC machines
Experience with CAM software and 3D modeling software
Able to design fixture and tooling needed for custom machining projects
Able to maintain and repair machine shop equipment
You can and will excel in this job if you enjoy working in the workshop. If you enjoy the small-business atmosphere. If you’re motivated by working for the off-brand, non-corporate challengers. If you enjoy crafting well-executed machines. If you enjoy being around some damn cool technology and innovation.
Altavian Inc. is located in Gainesville, FL and has been building unmanned aerial systems (UAS) since 2011. We design and manufacture high quality drones to carry the best sensors into the toughest environments. Our extensive history includes working alongside organizations including U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, NASA, and the U.S. Army. We embrace open architectures in our systems design to bring proven commercial concepts to Group I UAS. As an original equipment manufacturer of UAS, we are at the forefront of new American engineering and manufacturing technologies.
WHY WORKING AT ALTAVIAN IS DIFFERENT
We are a small company that takes care of and supports its employees as they take on new challenges. The foundation of our company is the drive to build superior UAS through engineering excellence. You can expect diverse challenges that will require you to be agile and innovative in your work. You can also expect to be on a small team that strives to meet these challenges together. UAS development and the UAS market is still young and constantly changing. Your work will be varied and innovative by nature.
Our goal is to put you in a position to successfully meet your challenges as a part of our team and family including a competitive benefits package and up to a 4% 401(k) match.