Area-I, Inc. is a small business doing big things! Specializing in research and development of UAS/UAV (Unmanned Aerial Systems/Unmanned Aerial Vehicles), the performance of the systems has led to a sky rocketing demand in the defense contracting world. As a result, we are adding many roles in the Manufacturing and Production area of our company. Located just off Barrett Parkway in Kennesaw, Georgia, we offer climate-controlled work environment, competitive salary, enticing subject matter, excellent health benefits, generous 401K, and most importantly a family-like atmosphere. Area-I promotes an inclusive and creative work environment and is seeking humble, hard-working, and intelligent individuals that want to play a key role in the success of an amazing independently owned and operated small business. Opportunity for advancement is growing by the day, apply now!


The mechanical technician will be responsible for learning and executing mechanical and electronic assembly processes necessary to manufacture a quality product in a timely manner.

Requirements And Responsibilities

  • Minimum 1- 2 years working in manufacturing setting (aerospace, electronics, or medical industry preferred)
  • Must be a legal citizen of the Unites States of America
  • Basic computer skills (Word, Excel, email, etc.)
  • Operate with extreme attention to detail, regardless of task
  • Perform required system tests and record quality assurance data with integrity
  • Strong organization and communication skills
  • Willing to work overtime under tight deadlines
  • Must be a team player / maintain positive attitude
  • Ability to lift 30 lbs
  • Ability to be on your feet throughout the day
  • Ability to multitask with little supervision
  • Reliable method of transportation
  • Clean background check/ no felonies/ able to acquire secret clearance
  • Proficient in the use hand tools (screwdrivers, pliers, wrenches, etc.)
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Experience reading technical drawings and schematics
  • Experience using various measuring tools (e.g. tape measure, caliper, micrometer, etc.)
  • Perform inventory checks and relay accurate data to management
  • Experience using small power tools (drill, Dremel, sander, etc.)
  • Machine shop/ machining experience (CNC and Manual Mill, Lathe, CNC Router, Bandsaw, Drill Press)
  • Fabrication experience
  • Light Composites fabrication (repairing holes, cutting plies, patchwork, wet lay-up composites)

Desired Qualifications/Skills

  • Technical /Associates degree in related technical field
  • Experience working with SAE certified QMS or working in AS 9100/ ISO 9001 certified facility
  • RC Hobbyists and Enthusiasts strongly considered (please communicate this on resume)
  • Light electronics troubleshooting/ Soldering experience a plus
  • Six Sigma/ LEAN Manufacturing experience/training a plus

Area-I is an equal opportunity employer.

Job Category: Technician
Job Type: Full Time
Job Location: Marietta

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