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Composite Technician C job at Harris Corporation in Ashburn VA
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Job Title: Composite Technician C Position: req #AS20201###-####0 Location: Ashburn VAJob Description: As a Composite Technician C you will work in a dynamic fast paced environment with a focus on quality and attention to detail. Required tasks will include the fabrication of composites using various techniques and types of materials composites integration prototyping painting composites trimming and bonding etc. This position supports the Advanced Systems and Technologies (AS) division which specializes in developing disruptive next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV) advanced radar systems next-generation weapon systems and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience. Essential Functions: Performs all duties required to fabricate and integrate composite parts and assemblies. Tasks required may include: 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 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 Performs minor part-fitting operations such as filing sawing burring crimping trimming framing riveting drilling and reaming Bonds a variety of materials (composite metal or laminate) to parts components assemblies equipment or structures to complete semi-finished or finished products Documents new processes recommends updates for existing processes and reviews drawings in support of engineering Designs and utilizes new templates to be cut out on a laser table or CNC cutting table Monitors and verifies quality of finished product. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions Other duties as required Qualifications: U.S. citizen Able to obtain and maintain DoD clearance and additional clearances as required High school diploma or equivalent with 6 years experience in aviation maintenance / manufacturing at least 2 years of which is in composites fabrication or; Secondary education with at least 2 years of composite fabrication experience 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 Proficiency with Microsoft Office products Preferred Additional Skills: Additional education degree Existing active clearance Aircraft A 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 Experience with Costpoint and/or Windchill is a plus Aircraft production experience is a plus Excellent people skills with experience leading and collaborating in a multi-disciplinary diverse and dynamic team environment. Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success Excellent communication skills (written verbal and presentation)
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