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General Atomics Aeronautical SystemsTitle:
Composite Tool Maker - 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.
We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.
DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
+ Under limited supervision and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents this position lays out fabricates and assembles complex metalworking dies molds composite and machine tool fixtures by analyzing blueprints sketches engineering designs/drawings models tool orders manufacturing service requests engineering or shop specifications and verbal descriptions.
+ Uses a variety of machinists hand tools and precision measuring instruments; computes dimensions; determines machining and material or parts required.
+ Performs complex precision work to exacting tolerances and dimensions; may recommend revisions in design and/or substitutions in material based on machinability or fabrication problems encountered; and solves problems relating to unusual materials work-holding arrangements machine settings fabrication methods and production process.
+ May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures and may provide direction and guidance to less experienced staff.
+ Essential Functions
+ 1. Fabricate and assemble composite parts and tools using epoxy resins pre-preg material graphite fiberglass structural adhesives tooling foams tooling boards (solid and honeycomb) and other various materials.
+ 2. Assist in the development of prototype molds and jigs.
+ 3. Fabricate composite and metal trim and drill fixtures per blueprints.
+ 4. Fabricate and assemble composite and metal assembly fixtures for controlling location and configuration of composite structures.
+ 5. Sets up and operates micrometers height gages calipers jig transit and precision level to determine location of holes trim lines center lines alignment of master models and assembly fixtures.
+ 6. Fabrication and set up contour templates mix plaster spine plaster over templates to fabricate plaster pattern. Assists with plaster spins and runs to create master molds.
+ 7. Layout patterns on wood stock divides patterns into sections according to the shape to facilitate the removal of the part from the pattern and verify the dimensions and contours.
+ 8. Layout and measure of patterns on polystyrene and polyurethane foams. Cut and shape pattern using planes shaves files sure foams scrapers routers hotwires mills and lathes.
+ 9. Apply sealers releases base coats and finish coats using various spray equipment.
+ 10. Set up and operate of metal working machine tools such as saws drills lathes planners belt and disk sanders grinders drill press hydraulic press shear and brake and welding equipment. Fabricate machine parts to specifications of tooling requirements.
+ 11. Perform product inspection and rework as required.
+ 12. 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.
+ Other duties as assigned or required.
+ 2nd shiftJob Qualifications:
+ Typically requires High school diploma and five or more years of progressive work experience.
+ Additional work experience in an environment using composite pre-preg materials and epoxy resin systems may be substituted in lieu of education.
+ Must be able to read and interpret a variety of complex engineering design drawings; satisfactorily complete complex engineering calculations; have complete knowledge and use of measuring instruments such as scales protractors and calipers; interpret very detailed descriptions and instructions for making appropriate tools; and have complete knowledge and experience using a variety of shop tools such as lathes mills planners band saws table saws belt and disk sanders grinders drill press hydraulic press shear and brake and hand tools such as rollers paper cutters scissors x-acto knives electric heat gun and fixtures such as mold 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 tools and assemblies weighing up to 60 lbs.
+ Knowledge of composite pre-preg materials and epoxy resin systems is desired.Travel Percentage Required:
0% - 25%Clearance Required?
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