162657,  Composites Technician- (5) - CA -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Composites Technician- (5) - CA
Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Hawthorne
State: CA
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 4 months
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composites Technician for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.

• Trimming and finishing of composite and composite metallic assemblies.
• Assembly of structures including setup, bonding and fastener applications.
• Experience with various types of hand tools or hand-held power tools.
• Read and interpret engineering drawings, an understanding for drawing symbols, flag notes and general notes.
• Use of solvents to prepare surfaces for sealing or assembly.
• Vacuum bag processing, bonding, and oven/autoclave curing.
• Make basic layouts on parts or assemblies in order to establish reference points and to check dimensions using calipers, micrometers, precision scales and torque wrenches.
• Must be able to work per engineering drawings as well as both written and verbal instructions and work with engineers to develop composite hardware fabrication and assembly processes/tooling.
• Layout and measure patterns on epoxy and polyurethane foams, aluminum and wood.
• Cut and shape patterns using planes, shaves, files, sure foams, scrapers, routers, hotwires, mills and lathes.
• Apply sealers, releases, base coats and finish coats using various spray equipment.
• Perform product inspection and rework as required.

• High School Diploma or GED
• Minimum of 2 years with layup, bonding or assembly of composites
• Experience with composite tooling materials (Prepreg, wet layup)
Preferred Skills and Experience:
• Reaming and honing and/or countersinking of uniform close tolerance holes in proper sequence while using the correct tool for the job (e.g., rivet gun and bucking bar, drill motor, power screwdriver, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner).
• Apply sealant, alodine, primer, adhesives, and special finishes

• Must be willing to work significant overtime.
• Must be able to lift and carry up to 25lbs
• Standing for long periods of time, climbing up and down ladders, bending, grasping, sitting, pulling, pushing, stooping, and stretching are generally required to perform the functions of this position.
Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Chipton-Ross is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans.

Melody Mullins at
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x186 or (800) 927-9318 x186

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