General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Senior Lamination Composite Technician in Adelanto, California

Job ID#: 22201BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Senior Lamination Composite Technician

Job Category: Manufacturing

City: Adelanto

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Composite Lamination Technician in Adelanto, CA.who works in a loud environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position builds up, fabricates, cures and assembles various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided. Works from and interprets engineering drawing and diagrams that do not contain detailed information of all operations. Provides direction and guidance to less experienced staff.


  • Reads blueprints, diagrams, process sheets, and assembly and schematic drawings.

  • Gives instructions to team of Composite Technicians regarding work assignments.

  • Analyzes and resolves work problems or assists workers in solving work problems.

  • Sets up and operates equipment to make test runs.

  • Examines product for defects, performing required tests, measurement of performance, need for required adjustments and verification of specified tolerances.

  • Records information on appropriate production records, logs and other report forms. Prepares reports as required.

  • Studies production schedules and estimates worker hour requirements for completion of job assignment.

  • Establishes or adjusts work procedures to meet production schedules.

  • Recommends measures to improve production methods.

  • Confers with other supervisors to coordinate activities.

  • Performs re-work as required. Repairs defective products rejected by inspection or test personnel.

  • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and practices.

  • May provide guidance and training to other technicians as a lead.

  • Other duties as assigned or required.

Job Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent and nine or more years of related experience.

  • Must be able to verbally communicate, read and comprehend written and verbal instructions, detailed blueprints and other similar authorized drawings and documents, and be capable of doing advanced mathematical calculations.

  • Must be able to use hand tools, such as rollers, paper cutters, scissors, x-acto, knives, electric heat gun and fixtures such as molds and mandrels.

  • Ability to use measuring instruments such as scales, and protractors and calipers.

  • Familiarity with common shop tools such as band saws, table saws, disk sanders, drill press, wood lathe, etc.

  • May require respirator certification.

  • Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs.

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.