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Assembly Technician
Title:Assembly Technician

ACT Aerospace specializes in the design and production of composite products supporting commercial and military aerospace programs. Capabilities include: hand layup, manual and CNC trim, aircraft assembly, compression molding, filament winding, CMM inspection, NDI inspection, and paint. As a primary job provider in rural Utah, ACTA offers continued growth for employees within a growing company and in a locale that supports an outdoorsman lifestyle. We are looking for people willing to learn, and who want to be part of a growing company.

Visit to learn more about ACTA process, capabilities, and customers.

ACTA is based in Gunnison, Utah.

Why come work for ACTA?

  • Quality of life Ability to live in rural Utah
  • Opportunities for career growth within a growing company
  • Continual technical growth
  • Support military aviation

Employees are eligible to the benefits below after 90 days:

  • Medical/Dental/Vision Insurance
  • Life Insurance
  • Paid Holidays
  • Company Match 401(k)
  • Profit sharing bonus program paid out every 3 months


Position Summary:

The Technician is responsible for the assembly of composite products. The Technician needs to be able to work with power/hand tools and permanent fixtures to produce products according to defined engineering drawings and planning. This position requires attention to detail and a need to be precise and diligent in understanding and following work instructions.

On the job training is provided.  

Assembly shifts consist of Day (Mon-Fri 7:00 -3:30)


Shift:                     Day

Schedule:            Monday - Friday 7:00 AM-3:30 PM (Occasional extra hours as needed during weekdays and weekends)

Rate:                     $12.50 to $18.00/hr depending on experience


Application Requirements

  • Complete application (work history, references, etc.)
  • Resume
  • Cover letter
  • Relevant pay expectation
  • Relevant geography
  • Work schedule match
  • Interview will include the partial assembly of a small model



  • Be responsible to work as a team member to complete the required work in each cell
  • Understand and adhere to all policies and procedures
  • Follow all written instructions, work instructions, travelers and procedures when producing hardware
  • Understand and adhere to all environmental health and safety guidelines including all safety policies and posted signs. Always work in a safe manner – consistent with ACTA policies and procedures. Always correct an unsafe situation or report it to the supervisor. Always wear the required personal protective equipment (Smocks and safety glasses)
  • Complete production records, travelers and area logs as work is completed. Log and record material traceability information on travelers.
  • Maintain the order and cleanliness of production work areas, ensuring that all tools, materials and supplies are returned to their designated locations throughout the day and again in the last 5 to 15 minutes of the shift. Return all tools and materials to their designated storage space when not in use.
  • Participate in and contribute to process improvement, lean manufacturing and other initiatives. Recommend process improvements to the Lead, Supervisor, Manufacturing Operations Manager or Manager of Continuous Improvement
  • Positive attitude and striving to improve / learn new things every day
  • Help in other areas in the shop to preserve shop flow (As needed)


Knowledge, Skills & Requirements:

  • Previous construction or manufacturing experience desired
  • Mechanical Aptitude in the use of hand tools and good math skills
  • The ability to follow procedures and directions with minimal instruction
  • Must be able to lift, hold and carry up to 40 pounds unaided. Must be able to perform the physical requirements of the job.
  • Must be able to stand for extended periods – 4 hours min.
  • Daily attendance is essential for this position.
  • Must be willing to work overtime when required (Weekends)
  • High School Diploma / General Education Diploma
  • Must be a Citizen of the United States, also may be required to qualify for U.S. Government Clearance.
  • Must be able to switch priorities quickly


Success Factors:

  • Provide input and feedback by completing 2-3 Continuous Improvement suggestions per month
  • 100% compliance to all ACTA Safety procedures
  • Consistent attendance
  • Completion of quality parts
  • Contribute to a positive work environment
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