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Builder Level 1, Days

Macomb, MI 48042, USA Req #75
Thursday, September 10, 2020

Summary of Position

Lays out, fabricates, assembles, and repairs jigs, fixtures, forms, templates, and related tooling used in manufacturing aircraft parts and assemblies, following blueprints, sketches, and specifications, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.

Essential Functions

  • Maintain safe operations by adhering to safety regulations

  • Operate crane, forklift, and heaving machinery

  • Work with aluminum, steel, graphite materials, etc.

  • Use of hand tools, power tools, and various shop equipment

  • Deburring and grinding of tools

  • Track hours on all jobs

  • Any other duties assigned by management

Required Skills, Education & Experience

Any combination of education and experience providing the required skill and knowledge for successful job performance will be considered.Typical qualifications would be:

  • Minimum High School Diploma/GED required

  • Minimum 0-1 years’ of experience in a manufacturing environment

  • Basic math skills

  • This position must meet Export Control compliance requirements, therefore a “US Person” as defined by 22.C.F.R. § is required

Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to effectively handle tasks in a fast paced environment

  • Able to work varied shifts, overtime and weekends when necessary

  • Has confidence in leading processes, projects and looks for opportunities

  • Ability to work with management team to help drive performance of location




50% or more

Working Conditions

Working conditions described here are representative of those that may be experienced by an employee on a daily basis while performing the functions of this job.

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

  • The employee may be exposed to vibration.

  • The employee is occasionally exposed to caustic chemicals.

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

  • May be required to work weekends to meet department and business demands.

  • Work with safe manufacturing processes and understanding that eyewear is mandatory in the manufacturing area.

  • Knows that safety shoes are recommended in the manufacturing area.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully the essential functions of this job.Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

  • Must be able to sit, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl.

  • Must be able to see, talk, hear, touch, feel and reach with hands and arms.

  • Must be able to frequently walk & stand for short periods of time

  • Must be able to lift and move up to 35 pounds, occasionally lift and move objects up to 50lbs.

Special Requirements

Employment is contingent upon successfully passing an employee reference check, criminal background check, and drug screening.

This position requires use of information that is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder').

Ascent Aerospace is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Employment Opportunity Posters. If you’d like to view a copy of the company’s affirmative action plan or policy statement, please call toll-free +1 586-726-0500. If you have a disability and you believe you need a reasonable accommodation in order to search for a job opening or to submit an online application, please call toll-free +1 586-726-0500. This email and phone number is created exclusively to assist disabled job seekers whose disability prevents them from being able to apply online. Only messages left for this purpose will be returned. Messages left for other purposes, such as following up on an application or technical issues not related to a disability, will not receive a response.


Ascent Aerospace is a world renowned, single-source provider of production and automated assembly systems for the aerospace, defense and space industries.As the largest tooling group, Ascent produces a full suite of both mold and assembly tooling required for the aerospace manufacturing market, including the largest invar molds ever made for aerospace.As an automation provider and production system integrator, Ascent work with customers to develop their project and see it through from process engineering, to build and installation to ensure it is an efficient and cost effective solution.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required Yes
  • Travel % 50
  • Required Education High School
  • Macomb, MI 48042, USA