Composite Technician in Los Angeles, CA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/7/2018

Job Snapshot

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    Direct Hire
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  • Pay Rate
    $25.0 - $45.0/Hour
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
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Job Description

Volt Workforce Solutions seeks experienced composite technicians for unmanned remotely piloted aircraft manufacturer. If you are seeking to relocate and secure stable full time employment in the San Diego area apply now.

Business is willing to provide relocation compensation amongst govt. benefits package 401/k match and pension. Schedule is 9/80 work week (Every other Friday off) opportunity for Overtime, and a work environment attentive to work life balance.

Positions available are 2nd and 3rd shift

Under general 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 and tooling is provided. Works to blueprints, templates, sample parts, process sheets and other authorized information. 


  • Build to specific dimensions and application of ply's, carbon pre-pregs
  • Build up free from wrinkles, air pockets, and voids
  • Use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels.
  • Use shop tools such as band saws, disk sanders, drill press, wood lathe, etc.
  • Perform material/part inspection
  • Generate non-conformance, material rejections, and corrective action reports
  • Check expiration dates of materials prior to use
  • Communicates material shortages and escalates, as required
  • Fit and smooth successive layers of materials as necessary following ply directives
  • Conduct Pre-and Post-Lamination check-list
  • Participate in weekly audits of quality systems and assist with new product introductions
  • Participate in AS 9100 Audits - answer auditors' questions
  • Provide sound technical input to technicians and engineering when issues arise
  • Participate in problem solving with Six Sigma Tools (DMAIC, SQDEC and LEAP boards)


  • Minimum 4+ years’ recent related work experience
  • High School Diploma
  • May require respirator certification.
  • Ability to work 2ND or 3RD SHIFT
  • ITAR compliant
  • Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs.
  • Capability of conducting mathematical calculations (MSP dimensions, Blue Print, Engineering Drawings)
  • Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales and calipers
  • Detailed experience with Blue Print reading
  • 5s Applications
  • Experience working with graphite tools


  • FOD & Tool Control
  • Application of SWI's

Key Words:  Composite, Assembly, Wet-layup, Pre-preg, Kevlar, Honeycomb, Laminate, Manufacturing, Blue Print, Aerospace, Epoxy agents, Curing, Build up, Carbon fiber, Graphite, Fiberglass