Lockheed Martin Composites Fabricator in Sunnyvale, California
Determine layout of materials and templates for composite laminate build-up and establish set-up procedure working from preliminary type documents on first article items and using best shop theory and practice. Hold exacting tolerances in layout and build-up of composite parts; record production information for subsequent use by others. Set-up and regulate autoclave and hot press temperature and pressure to properly cure composite parts utilizing time/temperature, time/pressure, and thermocouple readout and recording devices. Is responsible for holding proper cure cycle and for proper removal of parts from molds and bagging materials.
Basic Qualifications Complete knowledge of composite materials, properties, and other materials used in the fabrication process; of shop practices, procedures and methods pertaining to composite parts fabrication, processing and finishing.
Desired skills 1 - Knowledge of composites laminate build-up. 2 - Knowledge setting up autoclaves. 3 - Knowledge with resins, catalysts, parting compounds, cleaning and sealing compounds, hot molds, liquid plastic mixes, accelerator liquids, graphite epoxy cloth, abrasives, tape and cellophane. 4 - Establishing proper method of setting up work in mold or die. 5 - Establishing proper method of laying cloth and tape to build up. 6 - Determining dimensions and construction of pressure bags. 7 - Establishing temperature time cycles, pressure and time tolerances. 8 - Proof checking project tools, after developing prototype composite parts.
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Job Location(s): Sunnyvale California