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Intermediate Composite Technician for Trim & Drill

at General Atomics and Affiliated Companies

Posted: 3/14/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 3717215
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Job Description

Company
General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Job Summary
We have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Technician to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division. This position will be working directly in the Trim and Drill area.

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 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.
 
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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


Job ID#
22313BR

Job Category
Manufacturing, Technicians

Travel Percentage Required
0% - 25%

Full-Time/Part-Time
Full-Time Hourly

State
California

City
San Diego

Clearance Required?
No

Title
Intermediate Composite Technician for Trim & Drill

Job Qualifications
   
*Job 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:
  • Safety
  • Quality
  • Critical thinking
  • Attention to detail
  • Lamination Methods