Model Maker

Sarasota, FL

Posted: 03/23/2022 Job Number: JN -032022-14356 Division: Government/DOD

Job Description

Model Maker

Salary: $25-$30/Hr.
Location: Sarasota, FL
Employment Type: Contract with potential for permanent placement
Industry: Aerospace/Defense

Summary: Support both new product development and sustaining production lines, using skills, methods, processes and tools associated with a prototype machine shop environment.
  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • Completion of an apprenticeship program in prototype model making or similar.
  • Minimum of 10 years experience in one off and prototype machining environment.
  • Computer skills using Microsoft office products.
  • Computer skills using CAD and CNC programming software.
  • Ability to work on different types of machinery such as mills, lathes, grinders, wire edm s.
  • Thorough understanding of engineering drawings and GD&T.
  • A thorough knowledge of both manual and CNC machining operations.
  • Mechanical aptitude and willingness to learn about various new products and processes.
  • Detailed knowledge of measuring tools. Calipers, Micrometers, Optical comparator etc.
  • Ability to perform repair and maintenance activities on various manual machines.
  • This position is a mix of sitting and standing- approximately 30% sitting/70% standing
  • Some heavy lifting involved. Lift 35 pounds <10% of time
  • Develop and Maintain tools and fixtures utilized for the serial production of aerospace components.
  • Support New Product Development by milling prototype parts via manual and CNC mills.
  • Supporting New Product Development by turning prototype parts via manual and CNC mills.
  • Supporting New Product Development by grinding prototype parts via manual and CNC grinders.
  • Supporting New Product Development via Wire EDM of prototype parts.
  • Perform induction and resistance welding operations for prototype parts.
  • Create stamping and forming tools to fabricate prototype parts.
  • Assisting maintenance team when needed.
  • Development and design of new tooling and fixtures for production and model making tasks.
  • Development of PM s based on required maintenance for new tooling and fixtures.
  • Continuous improvement of existing tooling when applicable.
  • Programming of CNC mills, lathes and wire edm.
  • Supporting Design, Industrialization and Manufacturing with manufacturability feedback.
  • Willing to work overtime
  • Other duties as assigned
Keyword Search string: product development, CAD, CNC, Wire EDM, maintenance, production, manufacturing, manufacture, fabrication,


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