Composite Technician

Melbourne, FL
Full Time
Mid Level

This position is looking to bring on about 10 Composite Technicians who will be fully onsite in Melbourne, FL. This is a full-time direct hire position that is looking to pay around $35-$40/hr. This position requires aviation/aerospace composite technician experience. Need to be a US citizen or green card holder, this position is looking to hire ASAP.

Essential Functions:

  • Read and interpret blueprints.
  • Lay out articles, cut parts or materials to size and apply liquid or solid bonding agents.
  • Understanding of ply orientations and vacuum bagging processes
  • Operate autoclave, hydraulic presses, and ovens to complete bonding cycle.
  • Control conditions of heat, pressure, and timing by setting and operating various controls according to the specifications for the materials and the bonding agent being used.
  • Sands, burrs and smooth over areas, applying sealing resins to cut or exposed edges.
  • Surface prep, hand and power abrasion techniques, parts trimming and finishing.
  • Tool prep and maintenance.
  • Spacecraft structure assembly.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Experience in an aerospace environment 
  • High School diploma or GED
  • Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead
  • Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment
  • Ability to pass medical/respiratory evaluation in order to obtain and maintain necessary respirator clearance and compliance with all respirator fitting requirements.
  • Must be able to pass a New Hire Physical prior to start.
  • The ability to utilize a computer for basic functions (including navigating through windows operating system, getting online, executing online training modules and ability to be trained using on the job software.

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