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Metal Fitting Mechanic - 2nd Shift 1

Canoga Park, California

Job ID 8141
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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.

Job Title: Metal Fitting Mechanic

Job Code: 8141

Job Location: Canoga Park, CA

Job Schedule: 9/80 - 2nd Shift

Job Description:

We are seeking a Metal Fitting Mechanic to join our facility in Canoga Park, California (Los Angeles area). Union position, 2nd shift.

Enjoy work/life balance at our Canoga Park, CA (Los Angeles area) site. At this facility, we design & manufacture rocket engines and unique power systems that support space exploration & the defense of our nation such as NASA’s SLS, Lockheed Martin’s THAAD, Sierra Nevada’s Dream Chaser, and the Mars Perseverance Rover.

Essential Functions:

  • Finish-form, fit and assemble pre-fabricated parts preparatory to fusion welding, silver soldering and brazing or diffusion bonding and straighten and align distorted assemblies after such operations.
  • Layout, weld, braze or diffusion bond assemblies for assembly, fitting and straightening operations.
  • Build up assemblies composed of pre-fabricated parts which must be finish-formed, trimmed, fitted and located by hand to exacting tolerances. Restore the correct configuration to assemblies which have accumulated distortions or strains in several planes due to welding operations.
  • Build up the initial assembly and check the final fit to other assemblies to ascertain usability of parts and tooling for new assemblies. Perform rework and repair of parts and assemblies.


High School graduate or equivalent preferred. Candidate must have 5 years of experience working in and around machining, fabrication or welding operations.

Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE.
  • Experience fitting ducts with compound bends to meet final weld requirements.
  • Experience cleaning and prepping ducts, flanges and manifolds.
  • Experience using grinding and polishing tools.
  • Experience working directly with welders and welded assemblies.
  • Experience reading, comprehending and using planning and drawings to meet required specification requirements.

In compliance with pay transparency requirements, the salary range for this role is $55,140.80 - $105,788.80. This is not a guarantee of compensation or salary, as final offer amount may vary based on factors including but not limited to experience and geographic location. L3Harris also offers a variety of benefits, including health and disability insurance, 401(k) match, flexible spending accounts, EAP, education assistance, parental leave, paid time off, and company-paid holidays. The specific programs and options available to an employee may vary depending on date of hire, schedule type, and the applicability of collective bargaining agreements.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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