Job Listing Description

Fabrication Specialist B

Description:
Chipton-Ross is seeking 20 Fabrication Specialist B's located in North Charleston, SC.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Performs routine production composite fabrication operations building composite structural elements of aircraft using manual operations.

Performs composite related fabrication of detail parts and subassemblies from carbon fiber, fiberglass and other lightweight materials commonly use in the aerospace industry. Performs automated lay-up machine set-up and operation. Under limited supervision and working in a loud environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs a variety of non-routine and non-repetitive procedures and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. Mark and cut tape, woven material, honeycomb, adhesive and similar materials following templates, guides or specific dimensions and sequences. Perform hot-bonding, wet lay-up preparation, and cures, using raw materials or pre-pregs, both glass and aramid fiber. Route, drill, trim, and sand to blueprint dimensions and tolerances. Will be required to build a vacuum bag to apply shop pressure to repair area. Assist in the lay-up of composite materials to molds. Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary to secure build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets and voids following directions and instructions.

Performs composite lay-up, fabrication and assembly tasks. Ability to understand the use and fabrication of pre-manufactured composite materials using, blueprints, engineering drawings and planning from non-conformance dispositions. Accomplishes these processes by using fabrication tooling materials and automated / motorized equipment. Accomplishes related functions to provide complete fabrication details and subassemblies via hand-lay-up methods or through the use of NC equipment. Will be required to work at heights and/or on an elevated work platform. Will be required to support ALL shifts, weekend support up to and not limited to 10-12 hour work days. Basic computer skills is a requirement. Ability to select correct parts, materials, tools, assemblies, standards, hardware, etc., in order to accomplish work statement in accordance with planned operations. Be capable and proficient in the use of production and engineering prints to determine exact locations. Report job constraints such as: errors caused by workmanship, defects in parts, materials, assembly procedures, tools, sequences, etc., in accordance with client procedures. Prepares test articles, fixtures and data collection devices to perform various tests. Performs basic organic chemical conversion and paint preparation. Applies routine organic coatings for corrosion protection and appearance requirements. Works on articles of moderate complexity using established drawings and requirements.

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE:
Suitable candidates will have ONE year of direct Aerospace Composite Fabrication Experience as a minimum requirement, and preferably have THREE years of solid Aerospace Composite Fabrication Experience. CANDIDATES WITHOUT AEROSPACE COMPOSITE FABRICATION EXPERIENCE will NOT be considered, unless they have completed a relevant aerospace manufacturing program (ex. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Trident Technical College, Pittsburg Aeronautical Institute, etc.) or have comparable manufacturing experience relative to composite fabrication.

Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, schematics, engineering dispositions and instructions. Be safety conscious; employ the use of safety glasses, safety harnesses, respirators, boot socks, and other pertinent safety equipment 100% of the time. Exhibit exemplary housekeeping and Foreign Object Debris (FOD) standards. Maintain clean, neat, organized and FOD free work area. Possess understanding and knowledge of basic computer systems and programs. Coordinate pertinent information with employees on other shifts. Ability to work any shift (days, evenings and midnights), stand for long periods of time, and work in elevated and/or confined spaces as required. Frequent overhead work may be required. Frequent overtime may be required.

Candidates must have the ability to perform the following physical requirements:
Pass visual acuity and color perception tests
Read, write, and comprehend the English language
Use personal protective equipment for face/eyes and ears as required
Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material
Obtain & maintain personal certifications as required to support job responsibilities
Occasional (1 to 3 hrs) finger manipulation
On occasion, a 2-person lift may be necessary for weights greater than 50 lbs
Occasional lifting of 21-35 pounds
Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs)
Frequent walking on flat surfaces
Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces
Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces
Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands
Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bend/stoop, lying down, and operate foot controls
Occasional contact with metals
Exposure to plastics and solvents to atmospheric conditions
Frequent exposure to noise

Candidates must be able to support all shifts per business needs. Shifts will be assigned during assignment to meet business needs.


EDUCATION:
Accredited High School Diploma/GED

WORK HOURS:
Full-Time/First Shift
5:00 AM - 2:30 PM
 
Job Number: 185229
Job Location: North Charleston, SC
Rate: $DOE
Duration: 6 months
Input Date: 03/09/2020
Last Updated: 04/01/2020
Firm Name: CHIPTON ROSS
Attention: Christopher Conaway
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
Email: cconaway@chiptonross.com
Website: www.chiptonross.com

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