Kratos Technology & Training Solutions Composite Assembler III - UAV in Sacramento, California

Job Description:

GENERAL JOB SUMMARY:

Trims, grinds, drills and sands composite parts to precise dimensions. Mixes and applies appropriate adhesives to bond parts.

This position requires applicant to have an active clearance.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Composite Assemblers. Each level of Assembler has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

  • Performs a variety of tasks, which require knowledge of fabrication techniques, materials, tools and equipment.
  • Follows FOD (foreign object prevention) practices
  • Interprets and follows manufacturing orders.
  • Operates shop related machinery including, but not limited to, ovens, pneumatic tools, common hand tools and scales.
  • Handles, applies, stores and disposes of composite materials, adhesives, sealants, resins and solvents.
  • Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as right-the-first-time approach.
  • Inspects finished products for conformance to specifications.
  • May work from verbal instructions.
  • Complies with established safety directives.
  • Maintains a clean work area and ensures strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  • Complies with established QMS procedures.

Composite Assembler I

  • Works under close supervision.
  • May work from engineering drawings.
  • Prepares, abrades and bonds composite and metal-to-composite assemblies.
  • Rivets both solid and blind rivets.
  • May install electronic components.
  • Performs hand layout of features for trimming and drilling in parts or assemblies.
  • Meets or exceeds productivity and quality standards.

Composite Assembler II

  • Works under limited supervision.
  • May work from engineering drawings, rough sketches, manuals and/or appropriate engineering direction.
  • Prepares, abrades and bonds composite and metal-to-composite assemblies.
  • Rivets both solid and blind rivets.
  • May install electronic components.
  • Performs hand layout of features for trimming and drilling in parts or assemblies.
  • Capable of performing wet layups.
  • Meets or exceeds productivity and quality standards.
  • Trains and mentors new employees in proper trimming, abrading and bonding techniques, with supervisory approval.

Composite Assembler III

  • Works under minimal supervision.
  • Meets or exceeds productivity and quality standards.
  • Ability to work at any work center in the department.
  • Trains and mentors new employees in proper trimming, abrading and bonding techniques.
  • May fabricate prototype parts from sketches.

Other Job Functions

  • Other duties may be assigned

*SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITY: *

None.

WORK ENVIROMENT / PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Manufacturing environment
  • Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time
  • Ability to perform repetitive motion (keyboarding, 10-key, phones)
  • Ability to lift up to 25 pounds

Experience and Skills:

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:

Composite Assembler I

  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Hands-on experience in manufacturing production.
  • Composites background is a plus.
  • Must have and be abe to maintain an active clearance.

Composite Assembler II

  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Preferably 2-3 years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing.

Composite Assembler III

  • Requires high school education or equivalent.
  • Preferably 5+ years hands-on experience in composite manufacturing.
  • Experience with aircraft fuselage a definite plus.

*KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: *

*Each successive level of Composite Assembler builds on the identified knowledge, skills and abilities listed for the previous level(s) Composite Assemblers. *

All

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules
  • Must have an active clearnace and the ability to maintain it.

* *Composite Assembler I

  1. Must be able to demonstrate accurate basic math skills.
  2. Must be able to demonstrate good attention to detail resulting in the production of high quality parts.
  3. Must be able to demonstrate ability to use hand tools.
  4. Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure.
  5. Precise measuring experience is a plus.
  6. Typical qualifications for this level include:
  7. Basic Math Skills
  8. Documentation – skills in reading and writing various forms of documentation
  9. Basic Computer Skills
  10. Ability to differentiate between various types of composite materials
  11. Ability to operate equipment used within department
  12. Ability to read and follow processes and procedures
  13. Ability to use powered and non-powered tools to perform cutting, grinding, drilling of composite materials.
  14. Ability to understand and follow CEis Quality System
  15. Adherence to all Safety procedures

Composite Assembler II

  • Must be able to perform basic lamination repairs.
  • Must be able to use precision measuring devices.
  • Typical qualifications for this level include an intermediate level of:
  • Math Skills
  • Documentation– skills in reading and writing various forms of documentation
  • Computer Skills
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Ability to operate equipment used within department
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow processes and procedures
  • Ability to use powered and non-powered tools to perform cutting, grinding, drilling of composite materials.
  • Ability to understand and follow CEis Quality System
  • Adherence to all Safety procedures
  • Consistently perform to established production standards.

Composite Assembler III

  1. Must be able to use precision measuring devices.
  2. Interpret and work from Industry Specs.
  3. Handle a great deal of repair work.
  4. Train and mentor other Assemblers.
  5. Be proactive to look for process improvement ideas.
  6. Typical qualifications for this level include an advanced level of:
  7. Math Skills
  8. Documentation– skills in reading and writing various forms of documentation
  9. Computer Skills
  10. Materials Knowledge
  11. Ability to operate equipment used within department
  12. Ability to read, interpret, and follow processes and procedures
  13. Ability to use powered and non-powered tools to perform cutting, grinding, drilling of composite materials.
  14. Ability to understand and follow CEis Quality System
  15. Adherence to all Safety procedures
  16. Normally exceeds standard production hours

Job Tracking ID: 85347-254569

Location: Sacramento, CA

Job Type: Full-Time/Regular

Date Updated: October 12, 2017

Job Level: Mid Career (2+ years)

Number of Openings: 2

Years of Experience: More than 5 Years

Level of Education: Any

Starting Date: ASAP