Composite Technician - Mobile, AL - 127635

Global Technical Services
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One of our best clients is seeking a Composite Technician with 3 years of experience for a long term contract in Mobile, Alabama. Your expertise in composite maintenance of commercial aircraft make you the ideal candidate for this position. Click the job title above to find out more about this position and why it could be the perfect match for your next career move. The ideal candidate for this position will perform the following tasks:* Remove, replace, repair, build or duplicate various aircraft components within a shop environment requiring composite repair or replacement on fiberglass, honeycomb and metal bonding with the use of special tooling and equipment.* Mix various resins to S.R.M. specifications.* Cut and mold various fiberglass clothes and apply based on S.R.M. specifications.* Layout and fabricate all sheetmetal fillers and doublers for composite purposes with basic sheetmetal skills using various hand tools and or Sheetmetal Fab Shop equipment.* Treat and prepare sheetmetal (alodine and prime) for bonding purposes.* Perform the duties of and provide necessary training for lower skill levels.* Maintain and store various tools and supplies in a serviceable condition.* Adhere to safe maintenance practices and keep a clean work area.* Maintain and supply personal records of work performed on OJT forms for the Training Department.* Successfully complete any courses deemed necessary by the training department.


Mandatory Qualifications and Experience:* High school diploma* Minimum 18 months of experience in composite maintenance of commercial aircraft.* Basic operating knowledge of shop equipment to include drill presses, shears, brakes, band saws, scales, etc.* Basic operating knowledge of hand tools to include drill motors, die grinders, rivet guns, countersinks, microstops, micrometers, etc.* Demonstrates knowledge & proper use of safety equipment.* Basic knowledge of paperwork and tagging procedures.* Basic knowledge of job clocking procedures.* Basic knowledge of ATA codes and aircraft components.* Understand and maintain #8220;Lay up Room#8221; work area requirements.* Consistently practices FOD control & EWIS awareness.* Basic understanding of aircraft schedule & assigned job budget.* Ability to research applicable manual references to identify limits / repairs.* Ability to navigate IPC to locate applicable parts and identify effectivity.* Ability to identify repair materials, familiarity with storage requirements & shelf life.* Familiarity with resin mixing, pot life and cure times with ability to calculate proper mix ratios.* Basic theory & usage of composite materials.* Basic repairs to include damage removal, fiberglass wet lay-up procedures, cold bond metal repairs.* Basic knowledge of vacuum bagging & theory.* Basic knowledge of moisture removal for composite components.Desired Qualifications and Experience:* A&P License or specialized trainingThe ideal candidate for this position will possess the following skills and characteristics:* Must be able to lift 50 pounds* Ability to wear a respirator without restrictions due to exposure to various fumes.* Must be able to pass physical exam* Requires mental skills and quickness with the ability to cope with stress and intense effort or exertion usually caused by long working hours.* Must have the capacity to gain knowledge by hearing for one#8217;s own safety due to the dangers involved in the operations of shop equipment.* Ability to stand 90% of the workday on hard surfacesBenefits: Visit for more details.

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7/10/2018 9:41:34 PM

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