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L3Harris Tool Maker B in Rochester, New York


Job Title: Tool Maker B

Job Code: SAS20212311-73227

Job Location: Rochester, New York

Job Description:

The Assembly Integration and Test Focus Factory of L3 Harris Space and Airborne Systems located in Rochester, New York, is looking for an Experienced Tool Maker to perform a variety of operations primarily the assembly & integration of high value and highly complex electromechanical and opto-mechanical space flight hardware to tight tolerance specifications. Scope is focused on the timely execution of assigned tasks as an individual contributor and function well within a team environment. This role involves working directly with engineers on the design, development and assembly of new and existing products to optimize design for manufacturability.

Essential Functions:

  • Willingness to work overtime, shift work, weekends, holidays and some travel.

  • Applicants must be U.S. citizens and be willing to submit to a background investigation, as a government security clearance might be required for this position.

  • Experience in manufacturing and/or prototyping environment.

  • Must be able to read engineering drawings/blueprints/schematics and detailed work instructions.

  • Ability to maintain accurate records and manufacturing documentation.

  • Must be mechanically inclined, and be able to work with very fragile and precise assemblies

  • Speaks clearly and concisely, presenting ideas effectively to individuals or groups.

  • Ability to identify problems and suggest solutions.

  • Demonstrates appropriate computer knowledge.

  • Understands and adheres to established policies, procedures and proper labor charging practices.

  • Must be able to perform as an individual contributor as well as within a team environment.


  • Proficient in shop equipment including but not limited to Mills, Lathes, Grinders and precision measuring equipment.

  • Ability to receive a Clearance

  • Requires HS Diploma or GED and a minimum of 4 years production/manufacturing experience.

    Preferred Additional Skills:

  • Associates Degree or Skilled Journeyman Certification.

  • Experience in an Electrical/Mechanical/Optical discipline.

  • Able to be certified to IPC JSTD or comparable NASA certifications.

  • Lean Manufacturing practices.

  • Aerospace or Defense industry experience.

  • Experience with CMM or Laser Tracker measurement tools.

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.