181075 - Composites Fabricator I
Industry
MAN
Region
VA-Virginia
City
Ashburn
State
VA
Rate
$22 to $26.00 DOE
Duration
12 Months
Description
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composites Fabricator I for an opening in Ashburn, VA.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• 85% of time - Performs all duties required to fabricate and integrate composite parts and assemblies. Tasks required may include:
o Constructs wet layups and/or Pre-Pregs of carbon fiber, fiberglass, and/or Kevlar utilizing various methods such as compression molds, vacuum bagging, and compression bladders
o Operates ovens to complete bonding cycle. Controls conditions of heat and time by setting and operating various controls according to the specifications for the materials and the bonding agents being used
o Performs minor part-fitting operations such as trimming, filing, drilling, sanding, sawing, burring, crimping, framing, riveting, and reaming
o Bonds a variety of materials (composite, metal, or laminate) to parts, components, assemblies, equipment or structures to complete semi-finished or finished products
o Assemblies and integrates sub-assemblies to composite structures
o Paints composite structures
• 5% of time - Documents new processes, recommends updates for existing processes, and reviews drawings in support of engineering
• 5% of time - Monitors and verifies quality of finished product. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions
• 5% of time - Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety; upholding corporate safety standards

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
• Fabrication experience, manufacturing experience, or experience in aviation maintenance
• Proficiency with various shop equipment including: cutting/grinding tools, composite curing ovens, manual mills and lathes, table saw, band saws, etc.
• Ability to read and understand drawings, procedures, and/or schedules
• Knowledge and understanding of product quality processes
• Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
• Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
• Proficiency with various shop equipment including: cutting/grinding tools, drills, etc
• Ability to read and understand drawings, procedures, and/or schedules
• Knowledge and understanding of product quality processes
• Ability to accurately complete all required paperwork
• Proficient with Microsoft Office products
• Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:
• Aircraft A&P is desired but not required
• Experience working in an environment that implements lean practices
• Experience working in an environment that implements ESD and FOD controls
• Composites fabrication experience

Physical Requirements:
• Ability to safely complete all physical activities required in a manufacturing environment including, but not limited to:
o lifting, pushing, pulling and/or carrying 25-50 pounds on a regular basis.
o walking, bending, sitting, standing, climbing, and reaching for prolonged periods of time on a regular basis.
o ability to seize, grasp, turn, hold, and operate manufacturing tools and equipment.
o willingness and ability to work in a manufacturing environment with regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, and loud noises.
o Reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case by case basis.

EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
4/10, 6:30am - 5pm
Full-Time

MISCELLANEOUS: Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Contact
Johnnie Barrientos
jbarrientos@chiptonross.com
CHIPTON-ROSS, INC.
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x290 or (800) 927-9318 x290

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.