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Sierra Nevada Corporation Structural Technician III (Contract) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

We are seeking a Structural Technician with a high school diploma or GEDequivalent and at least 5 years of relevant experience. In this challenging,fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply yourknowledge and experience to perform modifications and alterations to aircraftto support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace anddefense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shapetomorrow. What to look forward to: As an Structural Technician, youwill be using your skills and expertise to perform variety of our operationsprocedures to assemble and/or create major assembly structures and minorpart-fitting operations. You'll be responsible for modifying incomplete andcomplete assemblies and incorporating the changes into the structure,monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with statistical process orother control procedures, and performing various maintenance duties.The ISR (Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance), Aviation,and Security (IAS) business area is a leader in ISR and aviation, it isa leading prime manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator forinnovative, high-performance ISR and aviation systems. Its end-to-endCommand, Control, Computers, Communications and Intelligence,Surveillance and Reconnaissance (C4ISR) capabilities encompass design,integration, test, certification, ground/flight training and completelogistics support. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance,and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations -with an unrivaled record of on time and on (or under) budget deliveries.Must-haves:High school diploma or GED equivalent and at least 5 years of relevantexperienceA higher level degree may substitute for experienceRelated experience may be considered in lieu of required educationPossess a high degree of technical competencyAbility to understand and interpret technical schematics and diagrams,especially electricalAircraft structural modification experienceRepair station experienceC-130 airframe experienceThe ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance isrequiredPreferred:Experience in the aerospace and defense industryImportant Notice:This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S.Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needsan active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-U.S. citizens may not beeligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of DefenseConsolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal governmentagency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearanceeligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affectthe outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limitedto, allegiance to the U.S., foreign influence, foreign preference,criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technologyand best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC hasbeen honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a TierOne Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America'sfastest-growing companies.Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer- Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected statuspursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.