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Mechanical Assembler

United States, Georgia, Duluth
1725 Breckinridge Plaza (Show on map)
February 13, 2024
About us

One team. Global challenges. Infinite opportunities. At Viasat, we're on a mission to deliver connections with the capacity to change the world. For more than 35 years, Viasat has helped shape how consumers, businesses, governments and militaries around the globe communicate. We're looking for people who think big, act fearlessly, and create an inclusive environment that drives positive impact to join our team.

What you'll do

We're the company behind the world's fastest satellite internet service with technology that's helping to bridge the digital divide and improve life for our customers around the globe. We're doing this by providing powerful new ways for people to connect, gain greater access to education, entertainment, medical research, commerce, and much more. We're growing rapidly and looking for passionate, innovative professionals to join our team and connect the world to more. Our team is fearless in the pursuit of new ideas and uncompromising in our quest to become the world's first truly global internet service provider. Interested in joining our mission?

The day-to-day

We are seeking our next Mechanical Assembler! Do you enjoy taking equipment apart and then putting it together again or fixing equipment when it isn't working correctly? You will utilize your mechanical skills by putting together assemblies for Viasat, including large antennas using light equipment and tooling. Working as part of a bigger team within our Manufacturing area, your sense of teamwork will draw you into additional duties, including moving equipment and integrating assemblies into our bigger systems. If you can learn the job, we'll train you to do it, and do it right, from documentating to following processes and procedures! Additional duties may be assigned.

The work schedule is Monday thru Friday, (7:00 AM - 3:30 PM). The successful candidate would be available to work overtime as required.

What you'll need

  • 2+ years' experience in mechanical assembly, (mechanical tools, drills, and impact tools - professional or personal)
  • Ability to follow instructions and read fabrication drawings
  • Ability to work with Bills of Material, Engineering Change Orders
  • Ability to use Oracle
  • Ability to install bearings, gears, and motors.
  • Ability to lift 50 lbs. and work outside at heights up to 100 feet
  • High School diploma or GED US government position.
  • US government position. US Citizenship is required.
  • Successful completion of pre-employment drug and alcohol screening

What will help you on the job

  • Operate light machinery.
  • Operate forklifts and aerial lift.
  • Ability to work on documentation and procedures

This role is considered a Safety-Sensitive position and requires participation in Viasat's Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Program. This includes successful completion of any program requirements including a pre-employment drug screening.

FAA Drug & Alcohol Prevention Program
Viasat is committed to providing and maintaining reliable and safe service to our customers and a safe and productive work environment for all employees. Additionally, Viasat is committed to complying with the regulations set forth by the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA). Accordingly, the scope of our commitment to ensure a drug-free work environment is broadened by specific drug and alcohol testing regulations and requirements.

FAA safety sensitive

This is an FAA safety sensitive position, which requires participation in our Drug-Alcohol program, including pre-employment testing and random testing. It is an essential function of the position that the employee meets the safety requirements of the FAA.
Salary range

$20.43 - $34.23 / hourly

At Viasat, we consider many factors when it comes to compensation, including the scope of the position as well as your background and experience. Base pay may vary depending on job-related knowledge, skills, and experience. Additional cash or stock incentives may be provided as part of the compensation package, in addition to a range of medical, financial, and/or other benefits, dependent on the position offered. Learn more about Viasat's comprehensive benefit offerings that are focused on your holistic health and wellness at careers.viasat.com/LifeAtViasat/Benefits.
EEO statement

Viasat is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, seeking to create a welcoming and diverse environment. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, medical condition, marital status, genetics, age, or veteran status or any other applicable legally protected status or characteristic. If you would like to request an accommodation on the basis of disability for completing this on-line application, please click .

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