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Utility Technician

Thursday, August 25, 2022

Position: Utility Technician

Reports to:
Production Manager / Production Control Manager

Job Hours:

  • 7:00am-3:30pm shift, Mon-Fri.

  • Flexible to work extended hours as needed.

Job Summary:

The Utility Technician position's primary duties are to assist departments with prepping products according to correct manufacturing drawings and specifications.

Supervisory Responsibilities:


  • Prepping the exterior and interior of assemblies with various air tools and hand tools.

  • Protecting threaded holes with tape, plugs, or hardware before bead blasting.

  • Self-inspecting assemblies for damage or nonconforming conditions.

  • Masking and de-masking assemblies for painting purposes.

  • Self-Inspecting paint finish and identifying potential cosmetic issues.

  • Pressure test assemblies to the print specifications and check for leaks.

  • Assemble devices in accordance with company procedures.

  • Wrap and package assemblies for shipment.

  • Perform the final alcohol rinse/ clean as required.

  • Maintain a safe, organized, and clean work environment.

  • Additional duties might be assigned.

Skills and Qualifications:

  • Good interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong ability to follow written and prescribed work instructions/procedures and tasks.

  • Ability to read and interpret mechanical documents and drawings.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Attention to detail and thorough in completing work tasks.

  • Strong hand and eye coordination with the ability to perform precision work using various hand tools and techniques.

Education and Experience:

  • High school diploma or equivalent preferred.

  • 1 year experience working in a manufacturing environment preferred.


  • Achieve deadlines (production, reporting).

  • Achieve quality standards within acceptable limits (first-pass yield).

  • Maintain a clean and safe working environment.

Physical Demands:

  • Occasionally be required to push, pull and move objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Hearing, seeing ability to include depth perception, peripheral vision and rapid mental coordination. 

  • While performing the duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to stand, walk and reach with hands and arms.

Work Environment:

  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles.

  • The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

  • Workspace is not climate controlled.


  • Eligible for 401(k) retirement plan

  • Health, dental, vision, life and disability insurance

  • Paid time off


Space Machine & Engineering Corp. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on their race, color, Religion, gender, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin or other protected classification.