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Composite Technician

Jacksonville, Florida Contract Job ID: 2010111354
Estimated Duration: 24 months


PDS Tech, Inc. is seeking a Composite Technician, in Jacksonville, FL.

  • Receive detailed written instructions from the supervisor, lead technician, or an engineer. Judgments and decisions at this level are guided by clearly described procedures and instructions, and the work consists of recurring steps involved in the assembly of parts, subassemblies, and larger components.
  • Perform casting of materials to fabricate parts and/or for repair applications using products and processes which are varied but generally not complex in scope.
  • Fabricate polyurethane and like materials into subassemblies for the purpose of pre-fitting in preparation for bonding.
  • Load and operate presses, ovens, and autoclaves. Adheres to equipment requirements and the method and sequences of operation to be followed in fabrication of parts using materials such as polyurethane, fiberglass, epoxy resins, and like materials.
  • Layout, pre-fits, assembles and casts polyurethane and like material on a variety of molds and surfaces.
  • Select tooling and materials compatible with the processing techniques identified in the work instructions.
  • Perform complex composite lay-up, vacuum bagging, cutting, repair, autoclave and / or trimming.
  • Verify work to ensure a defect free part prior to presenting to quality control (inspection).
  • Provide specialized technical assistance and interacts with team members to implement solutions.
  • Operate large manual, electric & pneumatic tools in the assembly and disassembly of large heavy steel structures, molds and fixtures.
  • Work continuously in prolonged physically demanding postures.
  • Employee will be required to handle regulated and hazardous wastes and materials.
  • Safely work in a team environment rigging, lifting and transporting large parts and equipment.
  • Read and interpret planning documents.
  • Apply your skill in the use of production tools.
  • Use computers to record data (excel), track time (Autotime).
  • Be available for limited overtime when required to meet project schedule.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Minimum 3 months experience with composites.
  • Must be willing to reside in Jacksonville, FL area; no relocation provided for this role.
  • Must be willing and able to obtain a secret security clearance. 
  • Must be willing to obtain certification to operate a powered industrial vehicle “Nice to Have” Qualifications (i.e. desired) (optional).
  • Experience in manufacturing, industrial or labor position.
  • Experience in functions related to proper handling and use of frozen prepreg materials.
  • Prior aerospace industry experience is highly desirable.
  • US DoD security clearance is highly desirable.
More Details

PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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