We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack.  We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to work

Rotorcraft GearBox Assembler - 1st Shift (ROC)

Bell  • 
Fort Worth, Texas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
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We are pioneers. We were the first to break the sound barrier and to design the first functional jetpack.  We were aboard NASA’s first lunar mission and brought advanced tiltrotor systems to market. Today, we are defining the future of on-demand mobility. At Bell, we are proud to work for an iconic company with superb talent, rapidly creating novel and coveted vertical lift experiences.  

 
Work Performed: 
  • Assembles and adjusts various types of gears, bearings and other machined parts in completing the assembly of a wide variety of helicopter dynamic components, including main rotor hubs, mast swash plate, scissors and sleeve, stabilizer bars, transmission clutches, torque shafts, masts, engine nose boxes, gear boxes and transmissions. Stacking of pylons, stretching and balance of hubs. 
  • Studding, shimming, thermal fitting, tubing out and preparing for paint. Inspect parts for proper identification and physical damage and omission of operations by other departments to make repairs of discrepancies, if necessary. 
  • Work involves precision fitting and assembly, requiring close tolerances, in end play and back lash, to make smooth operation and proper alignment of bearings and gear surfaces. 
  • Filing and reaming various parts and running in and taking read lead patterns of gears, working from blueprints and specifications.
  • Be able to use I.D. and O.D. mikes, height gauges, torque wrenches, and calculate shims for bearings. 
  • Be knowledgeable in the use of a wide variety of tools and fixtures used in the assembly, qualification, and overhaul of all transmissions, gear boxes, and all the above assemblies and sub assemblies. 
  • At times, required to work with engineering in the assembly and modification of experimental transmissions and test stand transmissions and be able to improvise in the absence of new tooling, may be required to working in test cell changing out sub assemblies, replacing parts for making repairs. 
  • Responsible for quality and sign off of transmissions and main rotor components assemblies completed by Gear Box Assemblers for ship installation.
Tools and Equipment Used: 
  • Mechanic’s hand and power tools.
  • Precision measuring instruments.
  • Lubricants, fixtures, templates, etc.
Job Requirements:

Education and Experience Required: 

  • 3 years of mechanical experience involving machine shop practice and assembly of precision machined parts and working from drawings.
Don’t miss the chance to join a diverse, inclusive environment that embodies one of our core values, Lift Each Other Up. As a member of our global workforce, you will collaborate with dedicated, enthusiastic teams where differences in experiences, backgrounds and ideas combined with a strong passion for our products take us above and beyond flight. 

 

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