National Aerospace Solutions, LLC


Machinists - 899 INTERNAL ONLY

Location: Arnold Air Force Base, TN
Date Posted: 05-23-2018

National Aerospace Solutions (NAS), LLC is the team selected by the U.S. Air Force (USAF) to conduct Test and Operations Sustainment activities at the Arnold Engineering Development Complex, Arnold Air Force Base, in Tullahoma, Tennessee. NAS is committed to partnering with the Air Force and the workforce at Arnold Engineering Development Complex (AEDC) to drive the change necessary to ensure the long-term viability of the Complex while ensuring mission success: no impact to customers, no loss in data quality, and no reduction in productive test time – ultimately securing AEDC's long-term future and world-class superiority in aerospace and flight testing.

NAS currently has an exciting opportunity available for experienced Machinists to join our team at Arnold Air Force Base in Tennessee.


The selected candidate for this requisition must be available to work any shift and shift determination will be made based on the priority of work at the time the selected candidate is cleared to report to work.

INTERNAL POSTING CLOSES: May 31, 2018 at 11:59 p.m.

JOB TITLE: Machinists (4 positions)

Mission Execution, Flight (PWT - 16S Group)

Grade Level: A21

Starting Hourly Rate: $25.38/hour

Job Duties:
Under general supervision performs technical, mechanical, electrical and manual work in the control room, operating, and/or assembly and shop areas of an engineering test facility; checks out and prepares plant equipment and test facility equipment for operations; prepares test articles for testing, installs test articles, and checks installations; troubleshoots equipment, test articles, and installations in case of malfunctions; operates plant and test equipment during tests; assists in tests and operates test articles such as controls for engines and rockets; removes test articles after tests; installs and maintains facility systems; accomplishes maintenance and servicing work required to place and keep test facility equipment in operation; uses a wide variety of hand and machine tools, powered equipment, measuring and testing equipment; instructs less experienced lower grade craftsmen. It is a condition of employment to wear company-issued PPE (personal protective equipment) in accordance with supervisory direction and company policy. Performs other duties as required. 
Basic Qualifications:
Educational Equivalent:  Must possess High School Diploma or equivalent.
Specific Knowledge or Experience:  Four years of outside machinist experience in the working section of an aeronautical test facility operation. Progressive experience in the trade may be substituted for the required experience.
Licenses/Certifications:  Valid Driver’s License.
Communication Skills:  Must be able to read, write, and speak English well enough to understand, give and take directions.

Determination of Essential Functions:
Duties require frequent and extended periods of outside work, subject to all weather conditions and extremes; continuous walking, standing, climbing and frequent periods requiring sustained uncomfortable physical positions; regular and sustained periods of strenuous physical exertion, requiring the ability to lift, carry and position heavy objects utilizing proper body mechanics and techniques; operation of equipment which causes loud noise levels and high vibrations; may require the exercise of caution when operating heavy equipment or handling chemicals or other toxic materials; utilization of proper sanitary precautions when handling trash, garbage and other potential hazards.
Unusual or Special Physical Requirements of Position
  1. May be required to work in areas of high noise levels.10%
  2. Lifting , up to 50 lbs. 15%
  3. Carrying, up to 45 lbs. 15%
  4. Exerting pressure up to 45 lbs. 15%
  5. Reaching above shoulders - daily 10%
  6. Use of fingers 100%
  7. Both hands required 100%
  8. Both legs required 100%
  9. Ability to distinguish basic colors 100%
  10. Hearing required 100%
  11. Vision (Corrected) 100%
  12. Must be able to use respiratory protection 30%
Description of Work Environment
1. The work environment requires the ability to cooperate, work in teams and work well with individuals at all levels of the company, the client, and outside users.  100%
2. The nature of the work requires the ability to communicate clearly. 100%
3. May be required to sit for extended periods of time.   85%
Equipment and Machines Involved in Tasks
1. Must have the ability to use PC and associated equipment on a  daily basis. 40%  
2. Use of the telephone is required.  40%
3. Use of other general office equipment.  10%
Critical Nature of Attendance and Safe Work Practices
Regular attendance is essential to the efficient operation of NAS and is a necessary condition of employment.  Each employee will be expected to adhere to the work schedule established by his/her supervisor and comply with the company’s attendance policy.  Overtime is required to meet work schedules at an approximate rate of 10– 15%. Employees are expected to report to work at the scheduled time, return from breaks promptly, and depart work not earlier than the end of the scheduled day. Compliance with safety rules and safe work practices is an essential function of the job.
Other Functions
1. Must be able to work in a team atmosphere.
2. Must put forward a professional behavior that enhances productivity and promotes teamwork and cooperation.
3. Grooming and dress must be appropriate for the position and must not impose a safety risk/hazard to the employee or others.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a security clearance and to obtain and maintain access to the AEDC local area computer network.

To apply go directly to our website at www.

Due to Air Force Security requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required for employment at AEDC.

NAS is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minority/Women/Veterans/Disabled (AA/EOE). All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, pregnancy, physical or mental disability, genetic information, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

Applicants with a physical or mental disability, who require a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, may e-mail their request to PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES to this address as they will not be considered for employment opportunities.
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