Composite Technician

United States of America
Utah
Spanish Fork
Aerostructures
Klune Spanish Fork
Operations
Full Time
February 1 2021

  


Klune

621

With more than 150 operations and about 22,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, forgings, and clad products for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability – not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

Headquartered in Portland, Oregon, this over 10 billion dollar company employs more than 29,500 people worldwide.  PCC has over 160 plants and has a presence in twenty-six states in the US and in over a dozen countries. PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers and shareholders while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

Effective early February 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

PCC Aerostructures is a leading supplier of complex components and assemblies to the global aerospace industry.

PCC Aerostructures now includes 38 plants in the U.S, Europe and Asia with over 6000 employees and has ambitious growth plans. Businesses within PCC Aerostructures include Primus International, SPS Aerostructures, Centra, Avibank and AVK, Klune, Noranco, ProCoat, Southwest United Industries, Progressive Incorporated, Synchronous, and Kalistrut. Plants locations include Washington, Utah, California, Oklahoma, Kentucky, Kansas, Texas, Ohio, Canada, Mexico, the UK and China.

Located in Spanish Fork Utah, Klune Industries is unique in that it produces hard metal complex machined parts for both military and commercial aerospace customers. It is also a vertically integrated business with machining, processing and assembly capabilities.
The Composite technician (swing shift) is responsible for properly manufacturing and/or repairing composite airfoil assemblies in accordance with specifications. 
  • Manufacture composite airfoil structures according to blueprints and specifications through use of VARTM process
  • Reads and interprets blueprints in order to determine type of repair and tools required
  • Maintain a clean and efficient work area while eliminating F.O.D risks
  • Manufactures new bonded structures in accordance with engineering drawings, process specifications, and planning documents.
  • Fabricates, assembles, reworks and repairs bonded structures
  • Manufactures new parts and assemblies according to engineering drawings, process specifications, and planning documents.
  • Assembles composite airfoils following blueprints and specifications.
  • Actively support and participate in continuous improvement activities, team meetings, and holding him/herself accountable for sustaining improvements.

CORE SKILL COMPETENCIES:

  • Assembly of aerospace structures
  • Communication, verbal and written (English)
  • Composite tear down, lay-up, bag & assembly of panels
  • Basic computer skills
  • Hand tool proficiency (drills, routers, knives, scissors etc.)
  • Lay-up of composite & metal bond structures
  • Measure: read scales, calipers and tape measures
  • Organizes, plans, prioritizes & completes work on time
  • Paperwork precision and accuracy
  • Part traceability
  • Power tool proficiency: band saws, drill presses, pneumatic press, etc.
  • Read and interpret technical documents (dwgs, specs, M&P etc.)

 

Level of Education:

  • GED or High School diploma preferred but not required.
  • Familiarity with fabrication of skins, doublers and forming detail parts.
  • Mechanical aptitude, the ability to use precision tools, and the ability to read and comprehend engineering drawings, process specifications, and planning documents.
  • Able to lift 35 lbs.
  • Regular and reliable attendance
  • Ability to communicate effectively

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.