The Composite Technician II performs composite repairs related to molds, wet and pre-preg layup, repair of existing structures pertaining to Honeycomb, Carbon Kevlar and Fiberglass construction.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
-Ability to perform hot and/or cold bond repairs per the Aircraft SRM, EA’s and other approved documentation with little or no assistance.
-Ability to identify damaged components by visual or tapping method.
-Ability to determine proper repair technique and materials required.
-Ability to sand, trim, prime and fit repairs to parts.
-Ability to follow directions for repair sequences, and document complete all necessary forms.
-Ability to understand and observe all safety procedures and maintain a clean work environment.
-Cleans and removes any foreign objects generated during the course of effecting repairs.
-Complies with all safety procedures at all times, without exception.
-Document all work accomplished on a daily basis.
-Performs such other tasks as may be reasonably assigned by her/his supervisor.
-COMMITMENT TO COMPANY VALUES AND ETHICS.
-Dependability: personally responsible, completes work in a timely manner, and performs tasks accurately.
-Motivation: must maintain a positive attitude and strong work energy.
-Communication: excellent interpersonal and oral and written communication skills.
-Continuous learning: ability to learn new procedures and adapt to change.
-Creativity: makes constructive suggestions and creates novel solutions to problems; evaluates new technology as potential solutions to existing problems.
-Independent: must have the ability to carry out and follow through on tasks with minimal supervision.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Ability to read, speak and comprehend Standard English.
-Have a general mechanical aptitude.
-Able to comprehend and follow instructions.
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
-High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required.
-Minimum three years’ experience working in composite repairs on commercial aircraft.
-FAA Airframe or Airframe & Powerplant license required.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS/WORK ENVIRONMENT
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-Exposed to high levels of noise, dust, vibration and chemical fumes.
-Able to lift fifty (50) pounds without mechanical assistance.
-Able to bend, twist, squat and lift.
-Able to access and work in all areas of the aircraft to be worked on, including confined areas.
-Able to work a flexible schedule.
-Able to climb on ladders and platforms and work at heights up to fifty feet from the ground.
-Able to work in extreme climatic conditions.
The environmental characteristic for this position is a warehouse setting. Candidates should be able to adapt to a traditional warehouse environment.
Primary Location: United States-Minnesota-Duluth
Overtime Status: Non-exempt