Apprentice Composites Technician (5) -CA - 165541

Duration: 3 MonthsDescription: Chipton-Ross is seeking an Apprentice Composites Technician (5) for an opening in Hawthorne, CA.RESPONSIBILITIES:• Trimming and finishing of composite and composite metallic assemblies • Assembly of structures including setup, bonding and fastener applications. • Surface prep, using grit blast, hand abrade and power abrasion techniques. • Laminate assemblies by determining proper placement of composite materials into molds. • Prepare parts for bagging, including placement of bleeders, thermocouples, probes and vacuum connections. • Vacuum bag processing, bonding, and oven/autoclave curing. • Making basic layouts on parts or assemblies in order to establish reference points and to check dimensions using calipers, micrometers, precision scales and torque wrenches. PREFERRED EXPERIENCE:• Experience with reaming and honing and/or countersinking of uniform close tolerance holes in proper sequence while using the correct tool for the job (e.g., rivet gun and bucking bar, drill motor, power screwdriver, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner). • Experience with Thermal Protection System (TPS) or Phenolic Impregnated Carbon Ablator (PICA). •Prior experience working with composite structures (such as composite assembly and maintenance on a helicopter) • Experience operating a ply cutting machine. • Experience operating a laser projector to layout laminated assemblies. • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings, an understanding for drawing symbols, flag notes and general notes. • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, read Travelers and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures). • Attention to detail and accuracy while working within a fast-paced environment.EDUCATION: Accredited High School Diploma/GEDWORK HOURS:5/50, Split Shift - Night, Full-Time 

Chipton Ross Inc
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