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Composites Technician

Company: Raytheon Missiles & Defense
Location: Tucson
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

About Us:

At Raytheon Missiles & Defense, fresh thinking and possibilities are forged in times of change and you will be on the front lines as we trailblaze new approaches, push the boundaries of innovation and chart a course to a tomorrow you can be proud to have a hand in creating. Job Summary: The -Test Equipment and Environments Center -(TE&EC) is -within the -Systems Integration & Test -directorate at -Raytheon Missiles and Defense. The Test Equipment and Environments Center (TE&EC) includes all of the engineering disciplines responsible for systems design & test on all Raytheon Missile Defense (RMD) products. The Mission of the Engineering Prototyping & Fabrication Department (also known as the Bike Shop) is to provide rapid, innovative, and affordable engineering solutions and prototype fabrication that demonstrate new technologies and capabilities, from concept through flight demonstration. We also provide quick-turn innovation, design, fabrication, assembly, and test capabilities in support of existing and future program engineering needs. We are looking for qualified candidates to support the composites team to fabricate printed molds and composite parts including fiberglass-reinforced epoxy, carbon-reinforced epoxy, rubber, urethane, and other composite materials.--- Projects can range from a quick proof of concept to flight hardware. - We value diverse skills and experience, so don't hold back. Your qualification could add tremendous value to our team. Our customers come from all different backgrounds, and so do our employees. If you're passionate about what you could accomplish here, we'd love to hear from you. -
Responsibilities to Anticipate:

  • Work with sealants, epoxy adhesives, and RTVs, including application and finishing
  • Responsible for inspection and maintenance of composite equipment and molds
  • Manufacture thermal materials using silicones, RTVs, felts and release materials
  • Work with composite wet lay-up's
  • Clean up and finish 3D printed parts -Qualifications You Must Have:
    • High School Diploma required
    • 6 or more years relevant composites experience.
    • Experience using composite lay-up materials such as peel-plies, release films, breather cloths and bagging materials.
    • Experience using polystyrenes, epoxies and polyurethane adhesives and structural acrylic adhesives for the purpose of composite lay-ups, mold making, structural bonding and repairs.
    • Experience mixing and applying epoxy adhesives, acrylic adhesives, RTV adhesives, metal filled adhesives, molding materials and silicone materials. Qualifications We Value:
      • Ability to read drawings. Understanding of CREO and CREO models.
      • Ability to work with engineering to create mold making concepts, composite lay-up schedules, composite structures, molding isolators, gaskets and seals, antennas and working with RAM materials.
      • Ability to repair composite structures. Bonding and assembling composite structures. Bonding and assembling components, materials and assemblies using epoxy adhesives, acrylic adhesives, silicones and RTVs.
      • Ability to manufacture thermal materials using silicones, RTVs, felts and release materials for the manufacture and repair of thermal boots for electronic assembly testing.
      • AA / AS degree
        What We Offer:

        Whether you're just starting out on your career journey or are an experienced professional, we offer a robust total rewards package that goes above and beyond with compensation; healthcare, wellness, retirement and work/life benefits; career development and recognition programs. Some of the superior benefits we offer include parental (including paternal) leave, flexible work schedules, achievement awards, educational assistance and child/adult backup care. This position requires the successful issuance, transfer or maintenance of any clearances and/or accesses necessary for the position. - Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. - The Defense Industrial Security Clearance Office (DISCO), an agency of the Department of Defense, handles and adjudicates the security clearance process. - Security clearance factors include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and drug involvement. - Additional detail regarding security clearance factors can be obtained by accessing the DISCO website at: - -https://www.state.gov/security-clearances
        - Raytheon Technologies is An Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status, age or any other federally protected class.

Keywords: Raytheon Missiles & Defense, Tucson , Composites Technician, Professions , Tucson, Arizona

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