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Composite Technician
Ref No.: 18-02721
Location: Mesa, Arizona
Job Description: Knowledge of Client-up and assembly set-ups and techniques for the fabrication of composite
structural and assemblies. Sets up and troubleshoots composite parts for assembly or layup.
Assemblies or lays up parts and components. Identify nonconforming detail parts,
assemblies and processes. Work with engineering to improve manufacturing processes.
Major Tasks and Responsibilities
Knowledge of Client-up and assembly processes, set-ups, and techniques.
Sets up composites parts for fabrication; reads and interprets drawings, planning, process
specifications, and other documents to understand tooling, materials, sequence of
operations, techniques, and other factors required for fabrication.
Assembles and repairs simple to complex composites parts and components within
quality and time standards; performs metallic and nonmetallic assembly and
May provide technical leadership: demonstrate and explain production operations; lead
teams on assignments; check quality and quantity of work; troubleshoot fabrication
problems and recommend solutions.
Follows up with Production Control to ensure that resources are available.
Ensure all assemblies and detail parts are free of Foreign Object Debris (FOD) and nonconformances
issues. Check units for compliance using hand held precision measuring
equipment, such as calipers, micrometers, height gages and scales.
Report all non-conformances to manufacturing supervision or corrective action
representative. Prepare rejection tags noting deviations from specifications on
dimensions, finishes, material, processes, or quality when required.
Follow all safety procedures and reports unsafe conditions to safety officials or
manufacturing supervision.
Reports job status and restraints to coworkers and supervision.
Identifies production inefficiencies and suggests potential improvements to product or
Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required
•Knowledgeable and skilled in the use of raw materials, production processes, quality
control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of
composite parts and assemblies.
•Knowledgeable of the chemical composition, structure, and properties of substances
and of the chemical processes and transformations that they undergo. This includes
uses of chemicals and their interactions, danger signs, production techniques, and
disposal methods.
•Knowledgeable and able to interpret blueprints, sketches and written and verbal
•Knowledgeable and able to apply shop math.
•Knowledgeable and able to use computer systems for office and shop applications
•Skilled in listening and interpersonal participation, and able to work with others as
part of a team which includes giving and receiving feedback, and assisting others in
completion of tasks.
•Able to complete and maintain all required training and certifications needed to do
your job efficiently.
Education and/or Training Requirement
This job requires specialized vocational training and 1 to 3 years work related experience
or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Education / Experience: High School Diploma or GED
Additional Comments: This position could be for 1st or 2nd shift. Must be able to work any shift. Extended days and weekend work may be required to maintain schedule.