Composites Lab Technician

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Texas, USA

Composites Lab Technician




Our Client is a leading international engineering company looking for engineers to service the Aerospace sector. They are seeking Composites Lab Technicians.




Fort Worth, Texas




  • Laying up, bagging, and curing of composite and metal bonded panels; including setting up and running an autoclave.
  • Machining, drilling, trimming and end tabbing of composite test specimens.
  • Adhesive bonding with both paste and film adhesives, apply primers.
  • Setting up and performing mechanical tests on various test coupon configurations; mechanical testing to include both static and fatigue tests, with and without strain gauges and/or extensometers, over wide range of temperatures.
  • Conducting Destructive Testing & Evaluation of various production aircraft components and write summary technical report of the findings and conclusions.
  • Leading mini projects (Test Requests) through all stages to completion; interfacing with the customer when needed.




  • Associates Degree in Engineering, Engineering Technology, Materials Science, Manufacturing Technology, Mechanical Engineering or commensurate training and certification.
  • Possess a mechanical aptitude
  • Technical knowledge of the use and application of adhesives, sealants, primers and composites.
  • Ability to perform composite layup, bagging and curing, machining, bonding, including the ability to run an autoclave.
  • Ability to use all equipment commonly used for composite specimen preparation (oven, grinder, drill press, cutting machine, band saws, platen press, etc.)
  • Possess working knowledge of mechanical testing using automated equipment and data acquisition systems.
  • Possess above average level of technical writing abilities and demonstrate ability to use advanced computer software tools.
  • Be able to read and interpret material and process specifications computerized drawings and associated parts lists.

Job Information

Status: Closed Job type: Full Time Salary: Negotiable Publish date: 14 May 2020

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