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Maxar is currently seeking a Composite Manufacturing Technician to join our team in Palo Alto, CA. We are looking for an energetic, reliable person interested in continuing or entering into a career in composites. In this role, you will be working with an experienced team to create complex composite hardware through hand lay-up of resin impregnated carbon fiber materials, as well as performing assembly and bonding of complex composite structures. You will be trained to set up and run large ovens, autoclaves, and thermal chambers used for curing and testing of composite flight hardware.
Hand lay-up and vacuum bagging of composite structures using resin impregnated carbon fiber materials
Perform assembly and bonding of complex composite structures
Set up and run large oven and autoclaves for curing composite materials
Forklift loading of large tooling
Follow and maintain accurate documentation and time charging
Follow instructions for handling and storage of flight hardware
Read and use calipers, micrometers and standard shop measuring tools
Interpret blueprint drawings, process specifications, and work order instructions required to fabricate composite flight hardware
Must be a U.S. Citizen or permanent resident
Minimum of 4 years of composite or manufacturing experience
Ability to lift up to 50 lbs. with assistance
Ability to be trained to drive a forklift
Ability to work swing shift
Ability to work overtime, as schedule requires
Familiar with basic computer functions
Ability to learn through on-the-job training in a fast-paced environment
Associate's degree in a related field
Airframe and Powerplant certification
Maxar Technologies values diversity in the workplace and is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Maxar Technologies Ltd