Composite Technician

LMI Aerospace Everett , WA 98201

Posted 7 days ago


Performs composite lay-up fabrication of parts and tools of various types for aerospace composite parts.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Performs the kitting, lay-up, bagging curing, and final assembly of aerospace composite parts

  • Prepare tools and models for lay-up

  • Cut lay-up kits as needed

  • Perform prepreg or wet lay-ups as needed

  • Laminate materials for tooling or parts as directed in planning

  • Complete all planning paperwork throughout the production process

  • Daily housekeeping of work area


  • In depth understanding of Composite Part; lay up mold preparation, lay up of prepreg materials, vacuum bag application and test, autoclave cure cycle runs.

  • Experience with new product introduction (1st part process development), production part process development, etc

  • Experience working with high temperature materials a plus but not required, e.g. BMI, PMR, Polyimides

  • Experience working with composite materials such as fiberglass and graphite fibers, and various resin systems; and tape and fabric material forms.

  • Experience working with various adhesive types and forms such as epoxy paste and film.

  • Posses basic math and geometry/trigonometry skill including angle measurement and calculation, conversion of fractions to decimal equivalents, etc.

  • Mechanical aptitude in handling cutting equipment such as knives and shears.

  • Ability to use basic measuring tools including tape measure, calipers, and scales.

  • Ability to hand work composites through use of small hand tools including routers, die grinder, band saw, dremel tool, etc.

  • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.

  • Able to work alone to complete tasks with minimal supervision.


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • 10 years directly related experience

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Must be mechanically inclined, able to read and understand simple drawings and written instructions.

  • Understanding of composite materials and design for aerospace manufacturing preferred.

  • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality.

Other Requirements:

  • Must be a US Person (US Citizen or Resident Alien).

  • Must be able to work overtime as needed, including weekends

This job description is only a summary of the typical functions of the job, not an exhaustive or comprehensive list of all possible job responsibilities, tasks, and duties. The responsibilities, tasks, and duties may differ from those outlined in the job description and other duties, as assigned, may be required. This document does not create an employment contract. Employees of the Company are employed on an "at will" basis and may be terminated at any time.

LMI is an equal employment opportunity employer. Consistent with applicable law, LMI provides access and opportunities to those with disabilities. This includes providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans who seek to access the company's online application system. If an applicant is unable to fully access the online application system, LMI will provide a reasonable accommodation. Applicants with disabilities may contact us at 636-916-2400 for assistance accessing the on-line application system. Callers should have a detailed description of the requested accommodation, their name and preferred method of contact ready for LMI's Human Resources Department. LMI will make every effort to respond within two (2) business days. This phone number is not for the general submission of application materials.

LMI is an E-Verify Employer.

LMI is an Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action/Disability/Veterans Employer

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Composite Technician

LMI Aerospace