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Role Summary: To fabricate and repair complex composite and metal bonded assemblies. Includes the teardown of assemblies post cure and the cleaning of bond tools. Bonded assemblies are complex due to the quantity of interrelated components requiring precision alignment in fixtures not completely equipped with stops, locators, etc., and/or close tolerances critical to accurate assembly. To perform this function in accordance with the following duties.
In addition you will :
Uses works from engineering and tool design drawings, specifications, sketches and/or verbal information to fabricate and repair composite and metal bonded assemblies
Studies information, tools and details to plan fabrication of assignment
Prepares materials, molds, patterns, adhesives, etc., for molding and bonding processes
Makes and uses templates to cut materials to desired shape
Lays-out resin impregnated sheets against molds where complex contours and angles are usually encountered in inaccessible areas, requiring manipulative skill to fit and smooth laminates to eliminate wrinkles and remove air pockets
Works laminate layers to desired smoothness to eliminate voids, delamination, crazing, blistering and wrinkles
Locates all parts and assemblies which involves precision alignment and location of components to close tolerances and fitting and adjusting assemblies and components in and out of fixtures to meet specifications
Determines location, position, accuracy of fit, conformity to contour, etc., of bonded assemblies by comparison with drawings and sketches
Fabricates initial bonded assemblies, proving tools and component parts used in their fabrication, ascertains location, fit, clearance, etc., of components and usability and practicability of tools
Determines method and sequence of work operations for use in assembling subsequent units
Removes parts post-cure from associated molds and tools
Cleans molds and / or tools as part of teardown process
Repairs any damage to composite and metal bonded assemblies where the repair requires the utilization of uncured or prefabricated repair details on areas requiring intricate precision layouts
Grinds, shaves, countersinks and inserts as specified in MPP’s
Adheres to company safety procedures and regulations
Operation of cranes, fork trucks, people lifts, upenders, lift tables, and rotating devices is required
Duties involve working at heights, working around cured and pre-cured graphite, and use of lasers, hand and power tools
Participates and actively engages in Collaborative Work Group to meet business goals
Must be 18 years of age or older.
HS diploma / GED equivalent
Broad shop trade knowledge of bonding procedures
Ability to read and interpret complex assembly drawings, lofts, and specifications, use shop mathematics and work with all types of precision measuring instruments
ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS :
This role is restricted to U.S. persons (i.e., U.S. citizens, permanent residents, and other protected individuals under the Immigration and Naturalization Act, 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3)) due to access to export-controlled technology. GE will require proof of status prior to employment
Ability and willingness to work in an area where, due to normal machining operations, there may be dust or fumes (not over OSHA Permissible Exposure Levels-PEL)
Requires continuous mental and visual attention; planning, fitting, repairing and assembling details for an assembly involving precision alignment and locations of parts to close tolerances.
Willingness and ability to work the off shifts
Flexible for various shift assignments and overtime
Must be capable of passing a drug screen and background check
Legal authorization to work in the U.S. is required. We will not sponsor individuals for employment visas, now or in the future, for this job opening. Must be able to produce documents showing you are authorized to work in the United States.
Mechanical experience in a manufacturing and/or aerospace environment
Energetic and positive attitude to excel in skills and knowledge
Excellent attendance and punctuality history
Makes decisions based on experience and available data
History of meeting or exceeding job requirements
History of accepting or giving constructive criticism
Communicates clearly and effectively
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