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Entry Level Composite Technician 2nd shift
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Entry-Level Composite Technician - 2nd shiftJob Category:
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time HourlyJob Summary:
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems Inc. (GA-ASI) an affiliate of General Atomics is a world leader in proven reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.
Under close supervision with detailed instruction and intermittent review and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents this position performs elementary and routine tasks in preparation for and assists in the fabrication curing build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints templates sample parts process sheets and other authorized information.Duties and Responsibilities:
+ Assist in the preparation of molds and forms.
+ Mark and cut tape woven material honeycomb adhesive and similar materials following templates guides or specific dimensions and sequences following specific instruction.
+ Route drill trim and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Vacuum bag parts for room temperature cure.
+ Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds.
+ With assistance fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles air pockets and voids following directions and instructions.
+ Assemble Aircraft components using structural adhesives rivets and threaded fasteners.
+ Prepare surface and paint composite and metal components including bodywork contour shaping and sanding. Apply spray application of epoxy paints urethane and water based epoxy coatings using a high volume low-pressure spray gun.
+ Assist in the development of shop aids to facilitate fabrication trimming and assembly as required.
+ Check expiration dates of materials prior to use prepare proper mixes of resins and catalysts.
+ Maintain records as required. Support quality process by maintaining work area in an orderly condition by returning tools equipment and material to storage areas.
+ Responsible for observing all laws regulations and other applicable obligations wherever and whenever business is conducted on behalf of the Company.
+ Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.
+ Additional Functions: Other duties as assigned or required.
Basic computer experience a plusJob Qualifications:
+ Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent. Must be able to verbally communicate read and comprehend written and verbal instructions.
+ Must be familiar with blueprints and other similar drawings and documents; capable of doing simple mathematical calculations; and familiar with a variety of machinist hand tools and measuring instruments.
+ May require respirator certification.
+ Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs.
+ US citizenship requiredTravel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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