Aerospace Autoclave Technician - 2nd Shift - Covina, Ca at Precision Castparts Corp. (PCC) in Covina, California

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United States of America

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Composite Horizons



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Full Time

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1 2021

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Business Profile

PCC Structurals is the world leader in superalloy, aluminum and titanium investment casting. With applications in jet aircraft engines, airframes, industrial gas turbine (IGT) engines, military armaments, medical prosthesis, and many other industrial markets, we provide a wide portfolio of high-quality components, some as large as 100 inches (250cm).

As the original business unit for Precision Castparts, you can count on PCC Structurals' extensive experience and knowledge to consistently provide high-quality castings, even at significant volumes.

PCC Structurals also provides solidification modeling, in-house rapid prototyping (including SLA), digital radiography, hot isostatic pressing, precision machining and protective coating services. We operate 11 manufacturing facilities in the United States and Europe.

Location Profile

Composites Horizons (CHI), located in Covina, California, is a leading supplier of advanced aerospace composites. For over 40 years, we have specialized in difficult to manufacture, performance critical components and utilize the latest technologies to engineer lightweight aerospace composite aircraft structures and assemblies that provide exceptional strength and high temperature performance.

Whether our product goes on a military aircraft to provide protection around the globe, or a commercial aircraft to help families reunite, or simply to help us enjoy the freedom of travel, the Composites Horizons team is working tirelessly to ensure the world is ready for takeoff.

As the need for aerospace technology continues to grow, so does our need for team members that believe in our mission. If you are looking for an opportunity to impact the aviation industry, a career at Composites Horizons is ready for you.

Position Summary

Using high temperature ovens, Autoclave Technicians are responsible for the curing and post curing of our flight critical composite parts. If you find have an interest in material science, how different materials react to certain conditions, and a passion for helping aircrafts become ready for takeoff, apply for this rewarding career opportunity!

Benefits for Team Members

  • Shift: Either: 1st (6:00am - 2:30pm) or 2nd (2:30pm - 10:30pm)

  • Shift Differential: $0.50/hr for 2nd Shift

  • Quarterly Cash Bonus Program

  • 401k with up to 4% employer match

  • Medical (FSA/HSA), Vision, Dental Insurance, Life and AD&D

  • Employee Discount Programs (Vehicle Purchase, Cell Phones, Travel, Health & Wellness, and many more!)

Primary Duties & Responsibilities

  • Passionately works in a safe manner by following all safety rules, and providing recommendations to help make PCC a safe work environment.

  • Achieves team production goals by working to meet all operational and quality standards to ensure a high level of customer satisfaction.

  • Operates CMM to run programs for First Piece, In-process, and Final Inspection.

  • Correlates CMM Inspection data with hand inspection tools and/or surface plate instructions including micrometers, indicators, height gages, etc.

  • Issues internal nonconformance reports.

  • Performs data and statistical process control entry and analysis.

Experience & Education

  • 2+ years of experience using PC-DMIS software. Polywork software experience is a plus.

  • Must possess a High School diploma or equivalent GED.

Required Skills

  • Ability to safely lift up to 35lbs, and have good hand dexterity. This position requires significant walking, bending and standing.

  • Ability to bring your best self every day to safely meet and exceed production and quality standards.

  • Proficient skill level with Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing (GD&T).

  • Shop Math: Understanding of basic math calculations.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprint drawings.

  • Excellent communication skills, including fluency of the English language (written and verbal).

Desired Skills

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.