206724 - Mechanic
CA-Northern California
Canoga Park
Up to $38.54 DOE
12 months

Chipton-Ross is seeking an Electrodeposition Plating Mechanic for a direct hire opportunity in Canoga Park, CA.

Select and position electrodes/anodes, part and assemblies in process tanks to apply plating on metallic components. Be able to hand prep (sand) and mask hardware to ensure plating process meets specification and drawing requirements. Plan proper grouping and positioning of material to assure treatment to specifications. Maintain bath composition, temperature, and concentration. While performing the duties of this job, employees may work around variable noise levels or with fume or airborne particles, hazardous chemicals, etc. requiring the use of personal protective equipment such as face protection (safety glasses, goggles, face shield), foot protection (i.e. steel toed shoes, rubber boots, etc.), gloves, hard hat, shop coat and hearing protection. Work requires the ability to change into or out of personal protective equipment when entering or exiting manufacturing, laboratory, or other areas. Some employees may be required to drive between various locations within the Company facility or between locations. Work duties may also be required to work in a standard office setting and to use standard office equipment, including a computer and/or the ability to travel by air or auto. Ability to distinguish colors may also be necessary. This position may be expected to work varying shifts and hours to ensure successful operation of activities in the

The work environment may require a combination of indoor and outdoor activity (hot, cold, wet, humid conditions) with a varied amount of walking, standing, sitting, climbing (i.e. ladders, stair, scaffolding, ramps), balance (maintaining body equilibrium to prevent falling when walking, standing, or crouching on narrow, slippery, or erratically moving surfaces), bending, reaching, handling/fingering (seizing, holding, grasping, turning picking, pinching), stooping, kneeling, crouching and ability to lift/carry/push/pull up to 50 pounds. Work may require the ability to operate material handling equipment (forklift, crane, hoist, man lift, etc.) in a safe manner.

Have a basic electrical knowledge of electrical circuitry - anodic/cathode - positive/negative. Ability to calculate surface areas and determine current density for hardware. Knowledge in electroforming - ability to design and fabricate plating cells, shielding, and anode placement. Have experience working with hazardous chemicals and acids. General tool knowledge of power tools and hand grinders.
- Experience working with and around hazardous chemicals including acids.
- Must have a proven safety record and experience with PPE used in plating and with hazardous chemicals.
- Must have basic electrical knowledge including, electrical circuitry, positive/negative, anode/cathode placement, AC/DC power supplies, rectifiers.
- Experience handling large complex hardware with tooling and other handling devices (ie: pallet jacks, cranes, lifting straps, etc.).
- Experience preparing hardware surfaces for plating and fabrication/installation of tooling and shields to ensure parts meet plating requirements


Accredited High School Diploma or GED plus at least one (1) year of experience in plating of metallic parts and assemblies.


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

Cody Reposa
6926 Rivers Ave
North Charleston, SC 29406

Phone: (843) 554-5800 x182 or (800) 927-9318 x182

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.