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Composite Technician Assembly
San Diego, CA
General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Composite Technician - AssemblyJob 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.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
We have an exciting opportunity for an Assembly Composite Technician to join our Manufacturing department within the ASI division.
WE ARE HIRING 2ND SHIFT POSITIONS (1ST AND 3RD SHIFT POSITIONS ALSO AVAILABLE)!Duties and Responsibilities:
Under general supervision with some detailed instructions and intermittent review and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents this position performs repetitive or standard procedures 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.
+ Build to specific dimensions and tolerances
+ Paint composite and metal components including bodywork contour shaping and sanding
+ Work with epoxy paints urethane and water base epoxy coatings
+ Assembly aircraft components using structural adhesives rivets and threaded fasteners
+ Cross train in other areas of Assembly
+ Utilize 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 and support Quality process
+ Observe all laws and work in a safe mannerJob Qualifications:
+ Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent and two or more years of related experience.
+ Must be able to use hand tools such as rollers paper cutters scissors x-acto knives electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels.
+ 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.
+ Strong verbal and written communication skills
+ Strong understanding and comprehension of written and verbal instructions
+ Capability of conducting mathematical calculations
+ Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers
MUST HAVE KNOWLEDGE OF:
+ Critical thinking
+ Attention to detail
+ Assembly Methods
MUST HAVE EXPERIENCE WITH:
+ Blue Print reading
+ FOD and Tool Control
+ 5S Applications
+ MPS dimensions
+ Engineering Drawings
+ Working with graphite tools
+ Application of SWIs
+ Application of shop aides
+ Repetitive or Standard Procedures
+ Routing Trimming Drilling
+ Continuous ImprovementTravel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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