General Atomics and Affiliated Companies Composite Technician - Lamination in San Diego, California

Job ID#: 18978BR

Company: General Atomics Aeronautical Systems

Title: Composite Technician - Lamination

Job Category: Manufacturing, Technicians

City: San Diego

State: California

Full-Time/Part-Time: Full-Time Hourly

Travel Percentage Required: 0% - 25%

Clearance Required?: No

Job Summary:

*Job Summary

General Atomics Aeronautical Systems, Inc. (GA-ASI), an affiliate of General Atomics, is a world leader in proven, reliable remotely piloted aircraft and tactical reconnaissance radars, as well as advanced high-resolution surveillance systems.

We recognize and appreciate the value and contributions of individuals with diverse backgrounds and experiences and welcome all qualified individuals to apply.

We have exciting opportunities for Lamination Composite Technicians to join our Composites Manufacturing department within the ASI division in our 2nd shift!


Under close supervision, with detailed instruction and intermittent review, and working in a loud manufacturing environment with a variety of epoxy agents, this position performs elementary and routine tasks in preparation for and assists in the fabrication, curing, build-up and assembly of various types of composite materials where required information is readily available, methods and sequences have been pre-determined and tooling is provided.


  • Prepare Tools & Build Records

  • Review Blue Print dimensions and tolerances

  • Vacuum bag

  • Up-keep the Quality checklist and Instruments

  • Be aware of FOD & Tool control at all times

  • Continuously demonstrate 5S Application

  • Prep tools and de-mold tools

  • Perform part build-up free from wrinkles, air pockets, and voids

  • Use inspection applications

  • Cross-Train

  • Always present organizational skills

  • Observe all laws and work in a safe manner

Job Qualifications:

*Job Qualifications

  • Typically requires High School diploma or equivalent

  • Must be able to verbally communicate, read and comprehend written and verbal instructions.

  • Must be familiar with blueprints and other similar drawings and documents; capable of doing simple mathematical calculations; and familiar with a variety of machinist hand tools and measuring instruments.

  • May require respirator certification.

  • Must be able to work in a loud environment; work extended hours as required; and be able to lift assemblies weighing up to 50 lbs.

  • 1st and 2nd shift are available

Provide knowledge of the following:

  • Safety

  • Quality

  • Critical thinking

  • Attention to detail

  • Methods

General Atomics and affiliated companies is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and will consider all qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, pregnancy, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, national origin, age, genetic information, protected veteran status, disability, or any other basis protected by local, state, or federal law.