PDS Tech Inc Composite Technicians in Littleton, Colorado

PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Composite Technicians, in Littleton/Waterton, CO.

Job Description:

  • Composite Technicians that have a strong mechanical aptitude and are eager to learn more about the industry.

  • The technician’s will be tasked to layup complex parts, final bag them cure, and process them through a curing vessel.

  • Our technicians are also charged with bonding different types of fittings, inserts, spools, and cups using a multitude of adhesives.

  • Employees will also be asked to complete minor hand machining operations using all types of manufacturing hand tools.

  • Technicians are tasked to preform assembly work using close tolerance fasteners.

  • Additional technician responsibilities also include attention to detail, use of personal protection equipment, ability to work in small teams and to work to established schedules.

  • Employee’s should be able to work overtime as required and weekends if needed.

Skills/Experience/Education Required:

Must be able to:

  • Receive detailed written instructions from a supervisor, lead technician, or manufacturing engineer

  • Perform adhesive bonding operations to fabricate parts and/or for repair applications

  • Selects tooling and materials compatible with the processing techniques identified in the work instructions

  • Performs pre-preg composite lay-up

  • Verify work and ensure a defect free part prior to presenting to quality control

  • 1-3 years experience

  • High School or Equivalent

  • Will be required to work overtime and weekends

Skills/Experience/Education Preferred:

  • Installation and torqueing of fasteners

  • Drilling and installing rivets

  • Measurement and shimming interfaces to close tolerances

  • Apply aerospace paint, primer and other coatings using spray, brush, swab applications

  • Surface prep, using grit blast, hand abrade and power abrasion technique

  • Vacuum bag processing

  • Oven/autoclave curing operation

  • Tooling fabrication from various materials such as aluminum, composites, and wood

  • Working with small shop power tools (saws, routers, sanders, and grinders)

  • Machine shop equipment operation (mill, lathe, table saw, band saw, etc)

  • Assembly of composite structures including setup, bonding, and fastener applications.

  • Operation of measuring devises such as calipers, height gages, micrometers, and torque wrenches.

  • Experience in composite hardware layup/assembly.

  • Past experience working in an aerospace manufacturing environment.

  • Aircraft & Powerplant license or similar professional certifications

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.