Engineering Technician

Working within the engineering department, the Engineering Technician will be responsible for operating CNC controlled forming machines, reading engineering drawing and directing tooling setups, and monitoring critical parameters in aerospace production. This individual must be self-motivated, focused, organized and a team player. This is an excellent career opportunity with a company experiencing ongoing business growth.


  • Operate forging and spin machine CNC controls (on job training available)
  • Modify M and G code CNC programs (on job training available)
  • 3D laser scanning parts for QC compliance (on job training available)
  • Monitor, record, and oversee that critical production parameters are maintained
  • Read engineering drawings, routers, and specifications
  • Adjust production based on feedback from Quality and Engineering departments
  • Excise samples from metal products with use of saws etc.


  • 5 years’ experience in manufacturing environment
  • Able to operate shop tools such as a bandsaw
  • CNC control experience a plus, but not required

At AST, we are committed to providing the ideal climate for personal and professional development for all of our team members. The value of work-life balance is crucial, and the health and happiness of our team is paramount. For this reason, we have crafted a benefits package for members of our team. Some benefits for full time employees include:

  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401(k) Savings Plan
  • Company Sponsored Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term Disability
  • Paid Holidays
  • Paid Vacation / Sick Pay


950 Richmond Ave, Oxnard, CA, US, 93030

Job Type

Full Time

Company Bio:

Located in Ventura County, AST is in the “Gateway to California’s Central Coast”, located 60 miles northwest of Los Angeles and 2 miles from the Pacific Ocean and California’s Pacific Coast Highway.

Advanced Structural Technologies (AST) is an industry leading manufacturer of rotary forged and flow formed products for the aerospace, alternative energy, automotive, and military markets.  As a fully integrated contract manufacturing business, all process steps are completed on site in AST’s Oxnard  facilities.