165932,  Composite Technician - Level 1 (8) - CA -

Category: MAN
Job Title: Composite Technician - Level 1 (8) - CA
Region: CA-S.Cali-Los Angeles/Orange Counties
City: Los Alamitos
State: CA
Rate: $16 to $19.00 DOE
Duration: Perm
Description: Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composite Technician - Level 1 (8) for an opening in Los Alamitos, CA.

Primary responsibility will be the fabrication of client's composite/non-metal components and products.
Successful candidates will perform the following essential duties & responsibilities, which include but are not limited to:

-Will utilize blueprints and production planning instructions to perform marking, identification, trimming, cutting, drilling and assembly of composite/non-metal parts.
-Perform operations such as vacuum bagging/sealing, curing and trimming insulation materials, applying plastic impregnated fiberglass fabric and metal to semi-finished blankets, cutting materials to pattern, hand lay-up, wrapping insulation blankets on to ducting.
-Develop patterns for lay up to produce parts to specific and drawing requirements.
-Operate autoclaves, curing ovens, power vise, fabric dinking machine, Gerber Cutter, routers, hand/power tools and other machinery related to composite fabrication.
-Will work with materials such as honeycomb, coated fabrics, rubber, adhesives, cements, plastics and other materials related to composite fabrication.
-Will make void-free laminates and perform acceptable repairs to parts per blueprint specifications or planning requirements.
-Will make and perform tool setups as needed.
-Will perform material use calculation and accurate tracking for inventory record keeping.
-Will perform auxiliary operations such as handling/moving parts, tooling and materials, tool stripping, spray painting, steam cleaning and secondary wrapping operations.
-This job description is not all inclusive of all duties. Other duties may be assigned.

oWill be in the United Steelworkers' Union after 60-day probationary period; candidate must understand a union environment.
oMust be okay working OT - the off Fridays, and possible Saturday as well as any daily OT required.

oExperience with measuring tools:
oScales, rulers calipers (preferably dial)
o Other relevant measuring equipment used in a mfg. environment -
oBasic Experience with Blueprints -
oExperience with hand tools: screwdrivers, pliers, shears/scissors,
cutting knives, basic hand tools.
oExperience with power tools/equipment helpful (Sanders, grinders, drills, Gerber cutters.

-Other Tools: Experience with hand layup and wet layup of composite materials: carbon fiber, fiberglass, Honeycomb, Foam, Kevlar,

oAssembly of composite parts using blueprints, drawings, work orders, production planning, etc. -
oOther good/helpful exp.:
oWacuum bagging/debagging, curing oven operation,
autoclave operation.
oTrimming, cutting, deburring, drilling, other hand-intensive type assembly work -

Accredited High School Diploma/GED

9/80, Full-Time
oMust be okay with 2nd shift hours, as candidate may start on 1st shift and be moved to 2nd.
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.

Christian Martinez-Salceda at
343 Main Street
El Segundo, CA 90245

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x229 or (800) 927-9318 x229

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