Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator I-III - Grave Shift

    • Job Tracking ID: 85347-308047
    • Job Location: Sacramento, CA
    • Job Level: Entry Level (less than 2 years)
    • Level of Education: High School/GED
    • Job Type: Full-Time/Regular
    • Date Updated: 08/17/2020
    • Years of Experience: Up to 2 Years
    • Radford Job Code: 0792X
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Job Description

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Manufactures products using either wet lamination or pre-preg lamination. 

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels.  Each level of has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator All:

•              Performs a variety of tasks, which require knowledge of lamination techniques, materials, tools and equipment.

•              Interprets and follows manufacturing orders.

•              Using pre-preg lamination techniques, cuts cloth and lays up products of varying tolerances.

•              Prepares products for vacuum bagging (pre-preg).

•              Handles, applies, stores and disposes of composite materials, adhesives, sealants, resins and solvents.

•              Inspects finished products for conformance to specifications.

•              Completes all required documentation related to assigned job(s).

•              Follows FOD (foreign object debris prevention) practices.

•              Complies with established safety directives.

•              Maintains a clean work area to ensure strict adherence to 5S Standards.

•              Complies with established QMS procedures. 

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator I:

Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include

•              Working under close supervision

•              Math

•              Documentation

•              Materials Knowledge

•              Tooling/Molds

•              Equipment

•              Process

•              Quality

•              Safety 

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator II:

Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an intermediate level of

•              Working under limited supervision

•              May work from verbal directives 

•              Math

•              Documentation

•              Materials Knowledge

•              Tooling/Molds

•              Equipment

•              Process

•              Quality

•              Safety 

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator III:

Specific duties and responsibilities for this level include an advanced level of

•              Working under minimal supervision

•              Responsible for training entry level employees

•              Math

•              Documentation

•              Materials Knowledge

•              Tooling/Molds

•              Equipment

•              Process

•              Quality

•              Safety 

Non-Essential Job Duties

•              Other duties as assigned 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY:

None.

Experience and Skills

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES:

•              Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards

•              Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors

•              Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary

•              Ability to adhere to workplace rules

•              Ability to effectively communicate professionally in writing or verbally with all levels of personnel

•              Ability to support a “right-the-first-time” approach that focuses on zero defects.

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Each successive level of Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator builds on the identified typical qualifications listed for the previous level(s).   

Required Experience:

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator I

•              HS Diploma or equivalent

•              Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills

•              Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure 

Typical qualifications for this level include:

•              Math

•              Documentation

•              Materials Knowledge

•              Tooling/Molds

1.             Equipment

2.             Process

3.             Quality

4.             Safety

•              May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator II

Typical qualifications for this level include an intermediate level of:

•              Basic computer skills with the ability to navigate around files

•              Math

•              Documentation

•              Materials Knowledge

•              Tooling/Molds

•              Equipment

•              Process

•              Quality

•              Safety

•              May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship). 

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator III

Typical qualifications for this level include an advanced level of:

•              Math

•              Documentation

•              Materials Knowledge

•              Tooling/Molds

•              Equipment

•              Process

•              Quality

•              Safety

•              May be required to obtain and maintain a U.S. security clearance at the appropriate level (requires U.S. Citizenship).

PREFERRED EXPERIENCE

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator I

•              Hands-on experience in manufacturing production

•              Hands on experience, training, or education in laying up aircraft parts onto hard tooling using pre-preg carbon fiber

•              Hands on experience, training, or education in carbon composite bonding techniques

•              Hands on experience, training, or education in using epoxies and adhesive type materials to build parts and assemblies 

Aircraft Composite Layup Fabricator II

•              2 years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing

WORK ENVIRONMENT/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Physical Requirements:

•              Standing, walking, lifting, bending, reaching, grasping, stooping, kneeling, climbing

•              Occasionally lifts and carries objects weighing up to 25lbs

•              May occasionally manipulate materials

•              Employee may generate, handle, manage, or work around hazardous materials and hazardous wastes

Working Conditions:

•              May work in controlled and non-temperature controlled environments

•              Occasional exposure to noise, hazardous materials and chemicals

•              May work extended hours or weekends

•              Works with a variety of hand tools, power tools and other related equipment

•              Works in confined spaces 

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 

None.