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  • Job Title
  • Lay Up Tech
  • Location
  • Rancho Dominguez
  • Job Number
  • 144031
  • State
  • California
  • Job Class
  • Contract/Temp
  • Category
  • Skilled
Job Description

Lay Up Tech

Monday to Friday 7:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

ITAR Requirements

Rancho Dominguez, CA


  • The Composite Lay-up Technician provides hands-on labor for support of manufacturing and laboratory work. Requires high precision production techniques using fragile materials to fabricate flight hardware. Technician must be self-directed to accomplish scheduled objectives, requiring limited supervisory oversight.
  • Reports to the Department Lead and Composite Shop Manager

Position Responsibilities Include:

  • Kitting prepreg materials for lay-up
  • Perform Lay-up process per drawing requirements and shop travelers
  • Perform tooling prep work
  • Prepare parts for bagging, including placement of bleeders, thermocouples, probes and vacuum connections
  • Vacuum bag processing, bonding, and oven/autoclave curing
  • Check expiration dates of materials prior to use, prepare proper mixes of resins and catalysts. Maintain records as required.
  • Monitor and verify quality of finished product. Complete repairs on composite, metal or laminate bonded products using inspection and rework instructions
  • Maintain work areas in a safe, clean and organized fashion


  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Ability to read and write in English
  • Must be able to perform moderate strenuous physical and repetitious work to include: bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting up to 25 pounds, and working overhead
  • Ability to follow written and verbal instructions, read Travelers and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures)
  • Experience reading and interpreting engineering drawings, an understanding for drawing symbols, flag notes and general notes
  • Must be willing to work all required shift hours, overtime and weekends as needed
  • Ability to work under limited supervision
  • Attention to detail and accuracy while working within a fast-paced production environment

Desired Education:

  • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred

Desired Experience:

  • 2+ years’ experience in a composites/manufacturing environment (space/satellite structures, aerospace manufacturing environment preferred)


  • Full HMO health coverage
  • Dental and Vision Insurance
  • Paid Time Off
  • 401K with employer contribution

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