Fabrication Technician

Company Details


Applied Composites (AC) is seeking a Fabrication Technician who will perform assignments that may not be completely standardized, as well as those that are very specific and require heavy attention to detail. Selects or adapts standard procedures or equipment, using fully applicable precedents. Receives initial instructions, equipment requirements, and advice from supervisor or engineer as needed; performs recurring work independently; work is reviewed for technical adequacy or conformity with instructions
About AC: Come and join the Applied Composites team. We are a leading provider of complex composite components, assemblies, engineering and tooling to the aerospace, defense and space system markets. Our employees are treated with respect and given the support, knowledge, and resources they need to thrive. If you are looking for a company that values and develops its employees while offering engaging work, Applied Composites may be the place for you.
Job Accountabilities:

  • Constructs components, subunits, or simple models or adapts standard equipment. May troubleshoot and correct malfunctions.
  • Follows specific layout and scientific diagrams to construct and package simple devices and subunits of equipment.
  • Conducts various tests or experiments that may require minor modifications in test setups or procedures as well as subjective judgments in measurement; selects, sets up, and operates standard test equipment and records test data.
  • Extracts and compiles a variety of engineering data from field notes, manuals, lab reports, etc.; processes data, identifying errors or inconsistencies; selects methods of data presentation.
  • Assists in design modification by compiling data related to design, specifications, and materials that are pertinent to specific items of equipment or component parts.
  • Develops information concerning previous operational failures and modifications.
  • Uses judgment and initiative to recognize inconsistencies or gaps in data and seek sources to clarify information.
  • Supports the facilities function as needed.
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.
  • Regular, consistent and punctual attendance is required. May need to work nights and weekends, variable schedule(s), and additional hours as necessary.

Job Specifications:
Education: A Secondary Certificate/High School Diploma or equivalent combination of relevant education and work experience that will allow successful performance of job expectations
Years’ Experience: 1-3 years of relevant experience

  • Experience in manufacturing production environments with a strong ability to follow written and verbal instructions
  • Experience using hand tools and common shop equipment to perform various manufacturing operations (Material handling, sanding and grinding, drill/ream, deburr and countersink holes, marking, and/or rivet)
  • Preferred experience in model making, proto-type development, manufacturing assembly and fabrication
  • Possesses high mechanical and electrical aptitude.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to follow instructions explicitly or innovate, depending on situation.
  • Possesses strong problem-solving skills.
  • Ongoing manufacturing support and engineering insight to other support staff.
  • Good communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Possesses knowledge and understanding of continuous improvement environment
  • Ability to write Standard Work Instructions (SWI) for statements of work in manufacturing transitions.
  • Ability to read design specifications and technical drawings.
  • Ability to handle multiple projects and to work alongside peers.

Benefits: *
At Applied Composites, we recognize how important your career and benefits are to you and your family. We offer a full suite of benefits including medical, dental, vision, short and long-term disability coverage, accident insurance, critical illness insurance, basic and supplemental life insurance, employee assistance plan, retirement savings and matching, tuition reimbursement and other developmental opportunities. We are committed to supporting the way you live and work.
AC is an Equal Opportunity Employer Veterans/Disabled – Affirmative Action Employer.
This position requires the use of information which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. ‘Green Card Holder’), Political Asylee, or Refugee.

Monday – Friday
1st Shift: 7:30 am- 4 pm
2nd Shift: 3:45 pm- 12:15 am

Job Type: Full-time

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