Process Technician III


Fairfield, CA

Date Posted:



United States of America


HCA09: Mission Sys (Propulsion) 3530 Branscombe Road , Fairfield, CA, 94533 USA

Position Role Type:


Our process operator/tech performs functions directly related to chemical processing. May use hazardous chemicals to transform them into propellants or use processing in the manufacture of aircraft parts and/or components. Duties could include aqueous cleaning, chemical etching, chromate conversion coating, passivation and/or abrasive blasting.


  • $29.00 per hour starting rate.*
  • Competitive Benefits Package, including first day Medical.


  • This position is for 1st shift.
  • Monday – Friday, 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
  • Overtime available on a business need basis.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Train employees.
  • Coach employees to align with business objectives.
  • Responsible for the chemical processing of detailed parts and final assemblies to current spec requirements.
  • Be well informed about the disposal of Hazardous Waste.
  • Be aware and informed of the Chemicals you work with throughout the day.
  • Be knowledgeable of all pertinent customer/company specifications and international standards relating to standards, finishes, special processes, policies, processing, etc.
  • Capable of processing acceptable parts and passing all required evaluations for some of the required processes.
  • Proper documentation of the process of parts to meet customer requirement.
  • Must be able to follow work instructions to ensure the proper processing of parts.
  • Must be able properly wear and use Personal Protective Equipment relating to the job performed.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Typically requires a high school diploma with a minimum of 4 years of relevant experience. In the absence of a high school diploma or GED, typically 6 years of relevant experience is required.
  • Must be a U.S. Person or Permanent Resident “Green Card” holder.
  • Ability to obtain and maintain Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives Access (ATF).

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic to intermediate computer skills
  • 1+ year of SAP experience.
  • Demonstrate a continued interest in good housekeeping and safety practices.
  • Demonstrate an ability to effectively cooperate and communicate with co-workers and personnel in other departments.
  • Capable of interpreting and understanding part drawings and illustrated planning.

Collins Aerospace, a Raytheon Technologies company, is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry. Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers’ toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Do you want to be a part of something bigger? A team whose impact stretches across the world, and even beyond? At Collins Aerospace, our Mission Systems team helps civilian, military and government customers complete their most complex missions — whatever and wherever they may be. Our customers depend on us for intelligent and secure communications, missionized systems for specialized aircraft and spacecraft and collaborative space solutions. By joining our team, you’ll have your own critical part to play in ensuring our customer succeeds today while anticipating their needs for tomorrow. Are you up for the challenge? Join our mission today.

Collins Aerospace Diversity & Inclusion Statement:

Diversity drives innovation; inclusion drives success. We believe a multitude of approaches and ideas enable us to deliver the best results for our workforce, workplace, and customers. We are committed to fostering a culture where all employees can share their passions and ideas so we can tackle the toughest challenges in our industry and pave new paths to limitless possibility.


Some of our competitive benefits package includes:

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance
  • Three weeks of vacation for newly hired employees
  • Generous 401(k) plan that includes employer matching funds and separate employer retirement contribution, including a Lifetime Income Strategy option
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Student Loan Repayment Program
  • Life insurance and disability coverage
  • Optional coverages you can buy: pet insurance, home and auto insurance, additional life and accident insurance, critical illness insurance, group legal, ID theft protection
  • Birth, adoption, parental leave benefits
  • Ovia Health, fertility, and family planning
  • Adoption Assistance
  • Autism Benefit
  • Employee Assistance Plan, including up to 10 free counseling sessions
  • Healthy You Incentives, wellness rewards program
  • Doctor on Demand, virtual doctor visits
  • Bright Horizons, child and elder care services
  • Teladoc Medical Experts, second opinion program
  • And more!

Nothing matters more to Collins Aerospace than our strong ethical and safety commitments. As such, all U.S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.


  • Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U.S.)
  • Drug Screen only performed on re-hires who have been gone for more than 1 year

At Collins, the paths we pave together lead to limitless possibility. And the bonds we form – with our customers and with each other -- propel us all higher, again and again.

Apply now and be part of the team that’s redefining aerospace, every day.

*The salary range for this role is $29.00. to $32.99; however, Raytheon Technologies considers several factors when extending an offer, including but not limited to, the role and associated responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, education/training, and key skills.

Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

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