Randstad Technician in Hawthorne, California
salary:$16.85 - $25.04 per hour
date posted:Saturday, October 14, 2017
An American aerospace manufacturer and space transport services company is looking for a Composites Technician in the Los Angeles, CA area. This is a 3-month CONTRACT position. No per diem available. Night shift (3:45pm - 2:15 am).
Responsibilities for the Technician
Trimming and finishing of composite and composite metallic assemblies. Assembly of structures including setup, bonding and fastener applications. Experience with various types of hand tools or hand-held power tools. Read and interpret engineering drawings, an understanding for drawing symbols, flag notes and general notes.
Use of solvents to prepare surfaces for sealing or assembly. Laminate fabrication skills, including prepreg and wet layup. Laminate assemblies by determining proper placement of composite materials into molds. Prepare parts for bagging, including placement of bleeders, thermocouples, probes and vacuum connections.
Check seals on completed bagged parts for leaks. Vacuum bag processing, bonding, and oven/autoclave curing. Make basic layouts on parts or assemblies in order to establish reference points and to check dimensions using calipers, micrometers, precision scales and torque wrenches.
Must be able to work per engineering drawings as well as both written and verbal instructions and work with engineers to develop composite hardware fabrication and assembly processes/tooling. Layout and measure patterns on epoxy and polyurethane foams, aluminum and wood.
Cut and shape patterns using planes, shaves, files, sure foams, scrapers, routers, hotwires, mills and lathes. Apply sealers, releases, base coats and finish coats using various spray equipment. Perform product inspection and rework as required.
Requirements for the Technician
- High School Diploma or GED. Minimum of 2 years with layup, bonding or assembly of composites. Experience with composite tooling materials (Prepreg, wet layup)
Job Number: 133069