Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Tampa, FL - Composite Technician

Summary Description Of Position

This position is responsible for fabricating aircraft parts, accessories, and trim in accordance with technical specifications. Composite technician jobs are detail-oriented and involve crafting, sanding, bonding, assembly, and autoclave with a variety of composite materials.

Minimum Requirements And Qualification

  1. High school diploma or equivalent
  2. Airframe license preferred but not required
  3. Three (3) years MRO/Military component repair experience desired.
  4. Working knowledge of precision measuring instruments.
  5. Working knowledge of related company instructions, company processes, rework process instructions, original equipment manufacturer manuals, and MSDS labels.
  6. Working knowledge of production management computer systems and other related internal control systems.
  7. Specialized training in machine shop practices.
  8. Must be able to maintain an airport SIDA badge
  9. Ability to work flexible hours including nights, weekends, and overtime.

Major Responsibility Areas And Duties

  • Responsibilities include reading blue prints and tape measures to ensure project accuracy and completion. 
  • Ability to read precision measuring tools and instruments. 
  • Ability to use a variety of hand tools, grinders, sanders, files, dremels, drills, and operate ovens. 
  • Repairing components as needed per manual and router instruction.  
  • Perform hot-bonding, wet lay-up preparation, and cures, using raw materials or pre-pregs, both glass and aramid fiber. 
  • Perform repairs with the use of various adhesives and resins. 
  • Remove and repair damage of honeycomb and core panels. 
  • Repair of thermosets and thermoplastics using adhesive bonding. 
  • Perform grinding, sanding, blending, deburring operation. Operates all power tools and equipment necessary to accomplish job assignment.
  • Must follow all OSHA standards in regards to personal protection equipment.
  • Maintains a clean and neat work area.

Physical Requirements And Environmental Conditions

  • Ability to climb and work from ladders, work stands, and other heights.
  • Ability to sit, stand, bend, crouch, kneel, and walk for extended periods.
  • Ability to lift 50 pounds
  • Ability to work outside in all weather conditions
  • Ability to hear at conversational level with hearing aide
  • Must have correctable near and far vision

AIRBORNE Tampa is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.

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