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Laser Welding Technician

Brisbane, Australia

Job ID 5875
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Laser Welding Technician

Intelligence & Cyber International (ICI)

Eight Mile Plains, Brisbane

L3Harris Space and Airborne Systems Australia is a Brisbane based subsidiary of L3Harris and part of our ICI Division. We provide design, manufacture, integration and sustainment of advanced electronic warfare components and subsystems using cutting edge wideband radio frequency and photonic technology. We are a trusted, sovereign design and production partner to the Australian Department of Defence and an established exporter to global defence primes.

About the role:

L3Harris Space and Airborne Systems Australia are seeking an experienced laser welder to join our highly skilled production team.

Rotating Shift Hours - 7am – 3pm and 3pm – 11 pm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Carry out laser sealing and fine/gross leak testing of production and developmental assemblies using designated equipment and processes
  • Contribute to the development/improvement of processes in relation to laser sealing and fine/gross leak testing utilising relevant experience and knowledge
  • When required, carry out minor CNC machining related tasks, including de-lidding of sealed assemblies, and mechanical modifications to chassis/assemblies
  • Carry out assembly of production and developmental microwave hybrid chassis including installation of substrates and hermetic external connections using the reflow oven or hotplate
  • Assemble electronic assemblies or subassemblies as directed and in strict accordance with documented methods and processes
  • Assemble production jigs, accessories and prototype assemblies or subassemblies as directed/guided
  • Calibration and routine/preventative maintenance of the specialised equipment used during the manufacture of hybrid microwave integrated circuits, including (but not limited to) laser welding, fine/gross leak testing, vacuum systems, CNC machining, wire/ribbon bonding, gap welding, microscopy, reflow soldering, and hand soldering
  • Ensure appropriate PPE (half face reusable respirator, goggles, hazmat suit) is worn when replacing Lenium into the vapour degreaser chamber
  • Take part in design and manufacturing readiness reviews as required
  • Carry out routine maintenance and housekeeping of manufacturing infrastructure as directed
  • Participate and contribute to training programs
  • Manage implementation and adherence to Corporate Policies, Ethical Standards, Security, Trade Compliance (ITAR) and customer requirements.
  • Responsible to ensure that tracking and accounting of hardware in the factory are performed regularly to meet Trade Compliance requirements

Skills and Experience:

  • Relevant trade exposure to CNC Machining
  • Relevant experience in laser welding process
  • Understanding of physics and metallurgy
  • Completion of Year 12 (Senior Certificate) or a combination of equivalent experience and/or education and training
  • 3-5years experience in hand assembly to component level of electronics
  • Manual dexterity
  • Precise motor skills
  • Ability to perform work under a microscope
  • Ability to read technical instructions and drawings
  • Ability to use computers to locate and view documents
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Accuracy, thoroughness, persistence and attention to detail
  • Ability to handle small and delicate parts

About us

L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defence technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defence and commercial technologies across air, land, sea, space and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 48,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

A few of our employee benefits are:

  • 5 Weeks annual leave
  • Flexible working hours and hybrid working where possible
  • Flexible annual leave (buy & sell up to 2 weeks)
  • Salary continuance insurance (SCI pays 75% of your base salary and bonus for up to
  • 2 years)
  • Discounted private health insurance
  • Life & Total Permanent Disability Cover
  • Novated Car Leasing

Important to know

Due to the nature of our work many our roles require an Australian nationality and the ability to obtain a security clearance. Applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment must meet eligibility.

Eligibility and clearance process information can be found at;

https://www.defence.gov.au/security/clearances/about/overview

L3Harris respectfully requests no agency submissions at this time.

As an equal opportunities employer, L3Harris is committed to the equal treatment of all current and prospective employees and does not condone discrimination on the basis of age, disability, sex, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, race or ethnicity, religion or belief, gender identity, or marriage and civil partnership.

We aspire to have a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage suitably qualified applicants from a wide range of backgrounds to apply and join L3Harris.

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