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Composites Fabricator

Chipton-Ross is seeking a Composites Fabricator for an opening in Ashburn, VA.

The ideal candidate will be capable of working independently or in a small group setting. This position requires the ability to work in a dynamic, fast paced environment with a focus on quality and attention to detail. Required tasks will include the fabrication of composites using various techniques and types of materials, painting, composites trimming and bonding, integration, etc. Fabrication experience, manufacturing experience, and/or aviation maintenance experience are required for this position. Composites fabrication experience is a plus.
85% of time - Performs all duties required to fabricate and integrate composite parts and assemblies. Tasks required may include:
o Constructs wet layups and/or Pre-Pregs of carbon fiber, fiberglass, and/or Kevlar utilizing various methods such as compression molds, vacuum bagging, and compression bladders
o Operates ovens to complete bonding cycle. Controls conditions of heat and time by setting and operating various controls according to the specifications for the materials and the bonding agents being used
o Performs minor part-fitting operations such as trimming, filing, drilling, sanding, sawing, burring, crimping, framing, riveting, and reaming
o Bonds a variety of materials (composite, metal, or laminate) to parts, components, assemblies, equipment or structures to complete semi-finished or finished products
o Assemblies and integrates sub-assemblies to composite structures
o Paints composite structures
5% of time - Documents new processes, recommends updates for existing processes, and reviews drawings in support of engineering
5% of time - Monitors and verifies quality of finished product. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions
5% of time - Identifies and corrects conditions that affect employee safety; upholding corporate safety standards

Fabrication experience, manufacturing experience, or experience in aviation maintenance
Proficiency with various shop equipment including: cutting/grinding tools, composite curing ovens, manual mills and lathes, table saw, band saws, etc.
Ability to read and understand drawings, procedures, and/or schedules
Knowledge and understanding of product quality processes
Excellent people skills to include collaborating in a multi-disciplinary, diverse, and dynamic team environment
Outstanding work ethic and commitment to organizational success
Proficiency with various shop equipment including: cutting/grinding tools, drills, etc
Ability to read and understand drawings, procedures, and/or schedules
Knowledge and understanding of product quality processes
Ability to accurately complete all required paperwork
Proficient with Microsoft Office products
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)

Physical Requirements:
Ability to safely complete all physical activities required in a manufacturing environment including, but not limited to:
o lifting, pushing, pulling and/or carrying 25-50 pounds on a regular basis.
o walking, bending, sitting, standing, climbing, and reaching for prolonged periods of time on a regular basis.
o ability to seize, grasp, turn, hold, and operate manufacturing tools and equipment.
o willingness and ability to work in a manufacturing environment with regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, and loud noises.
o Reasonable accommodation will be considered on a case by case basis.

Aircraft A&P is desired but not required
Experience working in an environment that implements lean practices
Experience working in an environment that implements ESD and FOD controls
Composites fabrication experience

Accredited High School Diploma/GED

9/80, 6:30am - 5pm

MISCELLANEOUS: Applicants responding to this position will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements by currently possessing the ability to view classified government information.
Job Number: 185262
Job Location: Ashburn, VA
Rate: $22 to $26.00 DOE
Duration: 9 Months
Input Date: 03/26/2020
Attention: Brent Sizemore
Address: 420 CULVER BLVD
City, State: PLAYA DEL REY, CA 90293
Phone: 310/414-7800 X286
800 Phone: 800/927-9318
Fax Phone: 310/414-7808

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