Composite Technician

Updated on: 14 Aug 2017
Flexible Permanent, 20 hrs/wk
White Salmon, WA, United States

Primary Purpose of Position:

Fabrication of composite (carbon fiber and fiberglass) parts utilizing pre-preg materials through use of machinery, hand and power tools.

(Pre-preg is a dry material that is heat activated, no wet resins or toxic fumes that are usually associated with composite production)


Essential Functions:  Performs at assigned work stations:

  1. Cutting of raw material
  2. Lamination of patterns through precise alignment and ironing together
  3. Rolling tubing in a table roll process – basically applying plies of material to a metal tool and having these plies rolled around the tool with a power driven table.
  4. Cello wrapping of tubing that has been rolled in the table roll process.
  5. Loading and unloading of curing ovens and presses.
  6. Removal of tubing from tooling.
  7. Cleaning and preparation of tooling.
  8. Finishing of parts including cutting, bonding, machining, cleaning and inspection.
  9. Packaging and shipping of finished products.
  10. Maintains a clean work area including minimal daily clean up
  11. Manages job stress and interacts effectively with others in the workplace


Additional Functions:

Other duties as assigned


Knowledge, Skill and, Ability to:

• Ability to communicate in English both orally and in writing

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Ability to perform hands on activities

• Demonstrates self-motivation and takes pride in their work.

• Ability to do basic math (addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of whole, decimals and fractions).  Must score 34 out of 54 on a math literacy test administered by ICE

• Ability to interface with management, customers, production crew, work order originators and engineering staff to complete assignments

• Perform as dictated by order schedule and work to due dates

• Support implementation of continuous improvement

Desired skills


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