Fiberglass Technician
Posted 2 months ago

JOB SUMMARY:

Fiberglass technicians are responsible for fabricating and repairing fiberglass items applying polyester and epoxy resin. This position is detailed orientated and involves crafting, cutting, trimming, sanding, assembly, among other operations involved in the successful production of composite materials. It is essential to have a complete understanding of drawings and blueprints to ensure the quality and structural integrity of parts being repaired ands fabricated.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs structural and cosmetic fiberglass and carbon fiber repairs which may include direction of Management, Quality Control, and the engineering group.
  • Determines type of resin and catalyst and accurately measures predetermined amounts required for saturation and adhesion of material for the application.
  • Applies multiple layers of mat / fiber to surfaces assuring adhesion and repeating the process until the desired thickness, contour and strength is achieved.
  • Applies multiple layers of mat / fiber to surfaces assuring adhesion and repeating the process until the desired thickness, contour and strength is achieved.
  • Hand lays sections of saturated mat or cloth into place on molds, using proper tooling to ensure placement of material is correct. Uses brushes, rollers and squeegees as needed to smooth out air pockets, air bubbles and wrinkles to achieve full contact and proper adhesion.
  • Design, manufacture, and repair both hard and soft molds for composite material products that are used throughout the venues.
  • Performs hand sculpting of different materials for a variety of props, show figures and miscellaneous parts utilizing catalyzed foam, clay, latex and foam sheets and blocks.
  • Safely and properly create a vacuum bag barrier on repaired parts and operate a vacuum pump to evacuate all air from the repair area.
  • Understands and actively participates in Environmental, Health & Safety responsibilities by following the company’s safety policy.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.

 

Experience:

  • Minimum 5 years of structural lay up of matting materials in addition to grinding and prep for repairs of finished products required.
  • Properly preparing indications and feathering composite materials to ensure all affected areas of discrepancies have been removed.
  • Knowledge of spraying and brushing of gel coatings is required.

COMPENSATION PACKAGE:

  • Excellent competitive pay
  • Employee’s medical (partial paid), dental, vision
  • Sick pay
  • Holiday pay
  • Paid time off

Job Type: Full-time

Starting Salary: TBD, commensurate with experience

Job Features

Job Category

Fiberglass

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