Composite Technician C

Waco, TX

Job Description

Job Summary:
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.

Job Responsibilities:
- 85% of time - 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 trimming, filing, drilling, sanding, sawing, burring, crimping, framing, riveting, 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
- Assemblies and integrates sub-assemblies to composite structures
- Paints composite structures
- 5% of time - Documents new processes, recommends updates for existing processes, and reviews drawings in support of engineering
- 5% of time - Monitors and verifies quality of finished product. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions
- 5% of time - Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety, upholding corporate safety standards

Required Experience:
- At least 5+ years of which is in direct composites fabrication

Education:
- High school diploma or equivalent

Required Skills:
- Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
- Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
- Familiarity with various shop equipment including cutting/grinding tools, drills, etc.
- Ability to read and understand drawings, procedures, and/or schedules
- Knowledge and understanding of product quality processes
- Ability to accurately complete all required paperwork
- Proficient with Microsoft Office products
- Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

Other Requirements:
- U.S. citizen required
- Able to obtain and maintain DoD clearance and additional clearances as required when/if converted to FTE

Desired:
- Active Secret or TS clearance is desired but not required
- Aircraft A&P 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