178338 - Composites Technician
Up to $27.33 DOE
6 Months
Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composite Technician for openings in Littleton, CO.

Client is growing rapidly, and we have immediate openings for qualified technicians. We are looking for talented Composite Technicians that have a strong mechanical aptitude and are eager to learn more about the industry. The technician’s will be tasked to layup complex parts, final bag them for cure, and process them through different curing vessels. Our technicians are also charged with bonding different types of fittings, inserts, spools, and cups using a multitude of adhesives. Employees will also be asked to complete minor hand machining operations using a multitude of different manufacturing hand tools and machines. Technicians are tasked to preform assembly work using close tolerance fasteners. Additional technician responsibilities also include attention to detail, use of personal protection equipment, ability to work in small teams and to work to established schedules. Employee’s should be able to work overtime as required and weekends if needed.

1-3 years experience
Must be able to - Receive detailed written instructions from a supervisor, lead technician, or manufacturing engineer - Perform adhesive bonding operations to fabricate parts and/or for repair applications - Selects tooling and materials compatible with the processing techniques identified in the work instructions - Performs pre-preg composite lay-up - Verify work and ensure a defect free part prior to presenting to quality control

- Installation and torqueing of fasteners - Drilling and installing rivets - Measurement and shimming interfaces to close tolerances - Apply aerospace paint, primer and other coatings using spray, brush, swab applications - Surface prep, using grit blast, hand abrade and power abrasion techniques - Vacuum bag processing - Oven/autoclave curing operation - Tooling fabrication from various materials such as aluminum, composites, and wood - Working with small shop power tools (saws, routers, sanders, and grinders) - Machine shop equipment operation (mill, lathe, table saw, band saw, etc) - Assembly of composite structures including setup, bonding, and fastener applications. - Operation of measuring devises such as calipers, height gages, micrometers, and torque wrenches.
Experience in composite hardware layup/assembly. Past experience working in an aerospace manufacturing environment.
Aircraft & Powerplant license or similar professional certifications

HS Diploma

1st (9/80)

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Michael Olivarez
420 Culver Boulevard
Playa Del Rey, CA 90293

Phone: (310) 414-7800 x289 or (800) 927-9318 x289

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.