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Composite Technician

Date Posted:

2019-01-16-08:00

Country:

United States of America

Location:

HFL04: Aerostructures (EPP) - Jax 6061 BF Goodrich Blvd, Jacksonville, FL, 32226 USA

Collins Aerospace is a leader in technologically advanced and intelligent solutions for the global aerospace and defense industry.

Created in 2018 by bringing together Rockwell Collins and UTC Aerospace Systems, Collins Aerospace has the capabilities, comprehensive portfolio and expertise to solve customers toughest challenges and to meet the demands of a rapidly evolving global market.

Collins Aerospace s Aerostructures business is a world leader in the design, manufacture, integration and support of nacelles -- the aerodynamic structures which house aircraft engines.

Our nacelle technologies improve fuel efficiency, reduce engine noise and supply critical stopping power when an airplane lands.

Today, our innovative nacelle systems are featured on many of the world s newest and most game-changing commercial, regional and business jet platforms. And we re not stopping there: we re working hard to create the next generation of nacelles that are greener, quieter and more efficient.

In addition, our Engineered Polymer Products division is a leading developer and manufacturer of advanced, high-performance composite and elastomeric structures and products for marine applications.

Whether in the air or underwater, we re pushing the limits of innovation.

Want to join us on this important journey?

While the rest of UTC Aerospace Systems soars into the sky, Engineered Polymer Products dives into the sea! Located in Jacksonville, Florida, EPP specializes in marine applications for surface ships and submarines.

Our dedicated teams create specialty naval parts that aid the U. S. Navy in executing their mission, ensuring excellence every day.

Consider joining a community focused on culture, quality, and safety, and apply today! Get onboard the UTC Aerospace Operations and Supply Chain team and play a part in managing our innovative products from inception to delivery.

Operations and Supply Chain employees have the opportunity to network across our businesses and functions, all while improving the productivity, quality and efficiency of our operations worldwide.

Role Overview

This role is critical to successful manufacture of our products.

Composite Techniciansdrive the pace of operation and the quality requirements necessary to meet our internal and external customer needs.

This role is critical to successful manufacture of our products. Composite Technicians drive the pace of operation and the quality requirements necessary to meet our internal and external customer needs.

Essential Responsibilities

In this role you will:

  • Work closely with 10-20 other Composite Technicians under the supervision of a Working Lead and Production Supervisor to bring essential naval products to life.
  • Receive detailed written instructions from the supervisor, lead technician, or an engineer.
  • Judgments and decisions at this level are guided by clearly described procedures and instructions, and the work consists of recurring steps involved in the assembly of parts, subassemblies, and larger components.
  • Perform casting of materials to fabricate parts and/or for repair applications using products and processes which are varied but generally not complex in scope.
  • Fabricate polyurethane and like materials into subassemblies for the purpose of pre-fitting in preparation for bonding
  • Load and operate presses, ovens, and autoclaves. Adheres to equipment requirements and the method and sequences of operation to be followed in fabrication of parts using materials such as polyurethane, fiberglass, epoxy resins, and like materials.
  • Layout, pre-fits, assembles and casts polyurethane and like material on a variety of molds and surfaces.
  • Select tooling and materials compatible with the processing techniques identified in the work instructions.
  • Perform complex composite lay-up, vacuum bagging, cutting, repair, autoclave and / or trimming.
  • Verify work to ensure a defect free part prior to presenting to quality control (inspection).
  • Provide specialized technical assistance and interacts with team members to implement solutions.
  • Operate large manual, electric & pneumatic tools in the assembly and disassembly of large heavy steel structures, molds and fixtures
  • Work continuously in prolonged physically demanding postures
  • Safely work in a team environment rigging, lifting and transporting large parts and equipment.
  • Read and interpret planning documents
  • Apply your skill in the use of production tools
  • Use computers to record data (excel), track time (Autotime)
  • Be available for limited overtime when required to meet project schedule.

Qualifications:

Education / Certifications

  • High School Diploma / GED or equivalent is required

Basic Qualifications

  • Must be willing to reside in Jacksonville, FL area; no relocation provided for this role

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in manufacturing, industrial or labor position.
  • Experience in functions related to proper handling and use of frozen pre-preg materials
  • Prior aerospace industry experience is highly desirable
  • Active US DoD security clearance is highly desirable

Working Environment

  • Work assignments require moderate to strenuous effort.
  • Workers must climb, bend, stoop, crawl, and stand for prolonged periods on concrete or metal surfaces.
  • Will frequently lift parts and equipment that weigh up to 9 kilograms (20 pounds). Occasionally, may lift and carry items that weigh up to 23 kilograms (50 pounds) with mechanical lifting devices or assistance from other workers, if required
  • Hot environment (typically around 80 degrees F)
  • Occasional exposure to chemicals, wearing a respirator when required

Nothing matters more to UTC Aerospace Systems than our strong ethical and safety commitments. Therefore, all U. S. positions require a background check, which may include a drug screen.

Note:

Background check required (re-hires who have been gone for <1 year)

Background check and drug screen required (every external new hire in the U. S.)

Note to candidates regarding interview scams: We'd like to make it clear that UTC Aerospace Systems never asks candidates for money. If you've been approached with a job offer that you suspect may be fraudulent, we strongly recommend you do not respond, send money or personal information. Please report any suspicious activity to Talent Acquisition.

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