Composite Technician (US Citizen) - Ashburn, VA - JP5879 with Security Clearance

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Altimeter Solutions
Ashburn, Virginia
Apr 01, 2024
Apr 16, 2024
Safety / Security
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Corporate, Other Corporate
We've determined which skillsets are most beneficial for this role. These skills are listed first below as the Must Haves and Nice to Haves our hiring team highly prefers. Below that you'll find the standard job description for this opportunity. Must Haves:
High school diploma or GED
Ability to learn to operate various shop equipment including cutting/grinding tools, drills, paint guns, etc.
Ability to learn and understand drawings, procedures, and/or schedules
Ability to accurately complete all required paperwork
Ability to cut, drill, sand, and route materials to tight tolerances using hand tools
Familiar with Microsoft Office products
Excellent communication skills (written, verbal, & presentation)
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Ability to safely complete all physical activities required in a manufacturing environment including, but not limited to:
lifting, pushing, pulling and/or carrying approximately 25-50 pounds on a regular basis.
walking, bending, sitting, standing, climbing, and reaching for prolonged periods of time on a regular basis.
ability to seize, grasp, turn, hold, and operate manufacturing tools and equipment.
willingness and ability to work in a manufacturing environment with regular exposure to moving mechanical parts, dust, fumes, chemicals, and loud noises.
willingness and ability to comply with all applicable PPE requirements (respirators, safety glasses, gloves, etc.).
Nice to Haves:
Experience working in an environment that implements lean practices
Experience working in an environment that implements ESD and FOD controls
Experience working in a warehouse or manufacturing type environment
Composites fabrication experience or general fabrication experience
Experience with cutting, drilling, sanding, and routing materials to tight tolerances using hand tools such as Dremels, drills, routers, etc.
Job Description:
Required tasks will include the direct hands on manufacturing of composites and mechanical parts, organization and stocking of soft goods and supplies used for manufacturing, and operation of shop equipment including trimming equipment and material cutting devices.
This position supports a division, which specializes in developing disruptive, next-generation technologies for advanced Unmanned Air Systems (UAS / UAV), advanced radar systems, next-generation weapon systems, and other RF sensor technologies using small company agility and big company experience.
Essential Functions:
70% of time - Performs all duties required to assist with the fabrication and integration of composite parts and assemblies. Tasks required may include:
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
Assemble, Trim, Fit, Bond, and Finish a variety of materials (composite, metal, or laminate) to complete semi-finished or finished products.
20% of time - Operation of fabric cutting equipment for a variety of materials. Tasks required may include:
Startup and shutdown of automated cutting equipment
Loading and unloading of composite materials
Machine operating a program driven 2-axis cutting machine
Packaging and delivery of goods to controlled areas
Interpreting and responding to organizational needs
Identifying and controlling high volumes of materials
10% of time - Assist with stocking of shop supplies, resins, fabrics. Tasks required may include:
Inventory and stock balancing initiatives
Storage and delivery of a variety of different products
Tracking and delivery of order requests and personnel needs
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