Electro-Mechanical Technician

Website BAE Systems

Electro-Mechanical Technician Job Highlights

Title Electro-Mechanical Technician
Type Full Time
Experience Required
Function Engineering/Technology
Location Minneapolis, MN, United States
Company BAE Systems

Company Profile

BAE Systems is an international defense, aerospace, and security company. It delivers a full range of products and services for air, land, and naval forces. It also provides advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions, and customer support services.

Job Profile

The company is recruiting an Electro-Mechanical Technician who will focus on supporting our design engineering team from concept to realization; fabricating, assembling, testing, and verifying advanced prototype concepts.

Education Level

  • High School Diploma and 8+ years of relevant work experience
  • 2-year Technical Degree/Diploma and 4+ years of relevant work experience

Work Experience

  • Possess work-related experience (a plus)


  • Assist in development and conduct reviews of mechanical drawings, schematics, design specifications, and parts lists, or make recommendations regarding these items.
  • Fabricates and builds parts, assemblies, shop aids, and templates from a variety of materials.
  • Gives full attention to the safety prevention of personal injury and prevention of injury to others.
  • Liaison between supervision and prototype on product integration efforts. Reports progress, status, and any personnel issues specific to product integration efforts to Prototype Management.
  • Notes and reports variances or discrepancies in drawings or work and reports them to the supervisor, appropriate person(s), or documents using the problem report system.
  • Operates all existing product line combat vehicles and experimental vehicles both on-site and at field locations.
  • Operates the forklift, jib cranes, and hoists.
  • Provides direct support to design engineering through the entire product development life cycle.
  • Receives assistance and guidance on only the most complicated work or where activities require team assistance for safety and ease of assembly/completion of activities.
  • Review designs, and specifications of assembly test equipment, or tools for adequacy.
  • Selects all tools and materials necessary; sets up and operates all prototype shop equipment necessary to complete tasks, and performs all necessary maintenance on equipment with minimal supervision.
  • Travels as required to off-site testing locations. Supports diagnosis/troubleshooting, and repair of customer assets at various test sites as well as acting lead technician for off-site customer support.
  • Uses hand tools and hand power tools. Sets up and operates equipment for shearing, sawing, routing, punching, drilling, forming, rolling, grinding, etc.
  • Works from and reads engineering drawings, sketches, models, samples, and verbal instructions.

Preferred Qualifications

  • AWS welding certification
  • Inspection background
  • Manual and CNC machining experience
  • Proficient in MS Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)


  • Application of overall mechanical, electrical, and component fabrication knowledge to include welding and machining processes.
  • Conformance of all products to specifications and processes
  • Technical skills in the performance of assembly, integration, fabrication, and testing of electrical or mechanical engineering designs


  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Disability Coverage
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance
  • Life and Accident Insurance
  • Employee assistance program
  • Home, Auto, and Pet Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • Paid Holidays

Employer’s Statement

BAE Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

To apply for this job please visit jobs.baesystems.com.

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