SkillBridge Opportunity: Craftsman Wire Harness Technician

Layton, Utah

Posted in Manufacturing and Production

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**This opportunity is available via the SkillBridge program! Applicants must be active-duty US Military personnel qualified for the SkillBridge Program** At KIHOMAC we design, build, test, modify, repair, and install wiring harnesses and electrical components. Our primary customers are US Military Aircraft (A-10, C-5, E-2D, F-16, F-22, B-52, and many others) and other US Military equipment (MRAP, STRYKER, ICBM, test equipment, etc.). As a member of our team, you will learn in-depth wire harness manufacturing procedures and requirements, develop advanced soldering skills, and develop advanced troubleshooting skills. The ideal person for this role would have 3-10 years of prior wire harness/electrical experience, preferably with experience on military aircraft harnesses, possess outstanding work ethic, attention to detail, and integrity. They would be self-motivated and once fully trained, be able to work with minimal supervision and oversight. They would also be familiar with basic mechanical skills, hand and power tools, electrical test, inspection, and measurement equipment in a manufacturing environment. If you are interested in working on some of the world's most elite military equipment, working with some of the world's greatest professionals, supporting some of the world's greatest Warfighters, come join our team! This is a Full Time, mid-level position! Part time may be available on a case-by-case basis depending on the applicant. We will train you on all involved processes. You will be provided with valuable on-the-job training (OJT) as well as formal training and IPC Certifications. With this position you will have ample opportunity to progress/promote through our technician career path (Apprentice - Journeyman - Craftsman - Master Craftsman - Expert Craftsman) as your knowledge, skillset, performance, and experience grows. This position will work 40-hour (5/4/9) work week with weekends and every other Friday off with flexible work schedule between the hours of 5 am to 5 pm. Expertise and Functions Provide support to either Program/Project Manager in the areas of project scheduling, data gathering/analyses, database manipulation or population, preparation of technical/project reports or briefings, test plans and reports, and associated documentation, test or validation/verification assistance Oversee/perform test or project events as assigned by Program Manager or Engineering supervisor, report status and results Following engineering guidance, technical orders, and drawings. Performs and oversees moderately complex assembly/test functions utilizing mechanical skills, hand and power tools, test equipment, and inspection measurement equipment in a manufacturing environment Perform and inspect wire terminations and wire harness assembly (OJT) Produce and inspect assemblies conforming to customer specifications (OJT) Assemble, test, and solder as required per customer/industry standards (OJT) Perform electrical checkout of manufactured wire harnesses (OJT) Document records identifying compliance with assigned tasks regarding wire harness manufacturing (OJT) Establish, organize & maintain detailed inventory of government, customer and KIHOMAC property (OJT) Lay out/assemble units for production according to designs, specifications, and work instructions (OJT) Modifies equipment by adding, removing, or altering components as per predetermined processes (OJT) Maintain high ethical/professional standards of performance, demeanor, and judgment always Observes all safety rules and maintains a foreign object debris (FOD) free work area Trains and assist other technicians on techniques and procedures Attends meetings and conferences to represent section Communicates with vendors to acquire quotes for hardware and materials (OJT) Performs hardware procurement through purchase requests (OJT) Document records identifying compliance with assigned tasks regarding wire harness manufacturing Report status and results Maintain a clean work area Work unsupervised at times Other duties as assigned



  • Education/Training:
    • High School diploma required
    • Associate's Degree in management or technical/scientific discipline desired
    • IPC/WHMA-A-620 and IPC J-STD-001 Certification desired

  • Experience:
    • 3+ years of professional experience in the required task area required
    • U.S. military aircraft maintenance and wiring experience desired
    • Ability to comprehend schematics, logic drawings, layouts, wire lists, and prints required
    • Ability to use various hand tools, soldering equipment, and machinery required
    • Impeccable organizational skills and attention to detail a must
    • Basic understanding of electrical circuits required
    • Wire termination experience using DMC Tools "Daniels Kit" style tools desired
    • Knowledge of cable assembly procedures desired
    • Ability to communicate clearly and effectively required
    • Ability to troubleshoot malfunctions, identify and repair malfunctions using provided technical data and tools desired
    • Familiarity with USAF TO 1-1A-14 (AKA NAVAIR 01-1A-505-1 or TM 1-1500-323-21-1) desired
    • Basic knowledge of IPC/WHMA-A-620 and IPC J-STD-001 desired
    • Capable of standing for long periods of time required
    • Able to work cross functionally in other areas as needed
    • Ability to identify/assign priorities based on time constraints and resources available required
  • Security:
    • Must be a US citizen
    • Ability to obtain a security clearance may be required


  • Health Care Plan (Medical, Dental & Vision)
  • Retirement Plan (401k, IRA)
  • Life Insurance (Basic, Voluntary & AD&D)
  • Paid Time Off (Vacation, Sick & Public Holidays)
  • Short Term & Long Term Disability
  • Training & Development
  • Wellness Resources

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