Composite Materials Technician
Tempe , Arizona
January 09, 2017
A Composite Materials Technician job in Tempe, Arizona is available courtesy of Adecco Engineering and Technology.
The mission of every employee at this company is to execute their responsibilities with the #1 goal of saving and protecting the lives of service members across the globe. Primary duties include processing lay-up techniques to include pre-preg or wet lay-up, cutting, bagging, basic repair, and or trimming operations in the composite repair of aerospace, and related fiberglass products as well as sanding, potting of inserts, filling, and laminating repairs.

Composite Materials Technician job responsibilities include:

Reads and understands drawings, work orders, work instructions, and manufacturing orders.
Weighs out resins and adhesives in secondary containers to the correct ratio's with material identification and lot number traceability.
Marks and cuts woven material, tape materials and core materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions.
Smooths successive layers to build required thickness free from wrinkles, air pockets or voids.
Demonstrates proper vacuum bagging and leak check methods.
Routes, drills, trims and sands to drawing dimensions and tolerances.
Demonstrates proper filling and fairing techniques using contour fillers with both hand and power sanders.
Records operational steps completed including lot numbers and expiration dates for material traceability.
Interacts with Quality and Supply Chain as required.

Adherence to Export Control and Technology Control Plan (TCP) as applicable to job function
Adherence to Compliance Plan and Employee Policy Manual

Please note this job description is not designed to cover nor contain a static listing of activities, duties or responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned.

Composite Technician II and III (in addition to the above):

Ability to accomplish duties and responsibilities with minimal or intermittent supervision.
Bonds prep composite and metallic surfaces for subsequent bonding.
Positions machining/route fixtures to blueprint tolerances and machine using power tools.
Bonds components using jigs and fixtures.
Completes final assembly of finished components using adhesives, inserts and fasteners.
Performs preventive maintenance on tooling and equipment.
Conducts conductivity verification and recording.
Operates and monitors oven controllers.
Assists with training and on-the-job learning initiatives for lesser experienced Composite Technicians


High School Diploma
2-5 years of experienceAbility to work with basic shop tools and equipment used in composite lay-up and assembly
Must be familiar with standard concepts, practices and procedures in the aircraft composite field
Forklift certification or ability to become forklift certified
Demonstrate an understanding of how manufacturing orders, blueprints, and process specifications ensure the quality of the product and provide suggestions on improvements
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from colleagues
Basic computer knowledge to include software for composite lay-ups and assembly
Mathematical understanding consistent with the educational requirements
Ability to read, write and communicate clearly and effectively in English
Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form
Ability to use various tools to identify and solve problems
Strong customer service and company culture/ reputation orientation
For Level III: Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint; Project and Access as required)


Advanced 2 year vocational, technical and/or military technical schooling certifications in manufacturing or related fields.
Completion of an Advanced Composite Repair training class.

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If you have questions about the position please contact:
Courtney Cassano at
or 480-636-4020

Equal Opportunity Employer Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled

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