For over 40 years Robertson Fuel Systems, a HEICO company,
continues to be the world leader in the design, development, and
manufacturing of crashworthy fuel systems. The Companys technology,
experience, and capability in fuel containment are paramount to
both its defense and civil customers. Engineered to help prevent
post-incident fires, its fuel solutions save lives.
The mission of every Robertson employee is to execute their
responsibilities with the #1 goal of saving and protecting the
lives of service members across the globe. Primary duties include
processing lay-up techniques to include pre-preg or wet lay-up,
cutting, bagging, basic repair, and or trimming operations in the
composite repair of aerospace, and related fiberglass products as
well as sanding, potting of inserts, filling, and laminating
Duties & Responsibilities
Reads and understands drawings, work orders, work instructions,
and manufacturing orders. Weighs out resins and adhesives in
secondary containers to the correct ratios with material
identification and lot number traceability. Marks and cuts woven
material, tape materials and core materials following templates,
guides or specific dimensions. Smooths successive layers to build
required thickness free from wrinkles, air pockets or voids.
Demonstrates proper vacuum bagging and leak check methods. Routes,
drills, trims and sands to drawing dimensions and tolerances.
Demonstrates proper filling and fairing techniques using contour
fillers with both hand and power sanders. Records operational steps
completed including lot numbers and expiration dates for material
traceability. Ability to accomplish duties and responsibilities
with minimal or intermittent supervision. Bonds prep composite and
metallic surfaces for subsequent bonding. Positions machining/route
fixtures to blueprint tolerances and machine using power tools.
Bonds components using jigs and fixtures. Completes final assembly
of finished components using adhesives, inserts and fasteners.
Performs preventive maintenance on tooling and equipment. Conducts
conductivity verification and recording. Operates and monitors oven
controllers. Assists with training and on-the-job learning
initiatives for lesser experienced Composite Technicians Completes
the fabrication of composite models and tooling for production.
Performs preventative maintenance and logs recording of equipment.
Assists with the scheduling of workflow to meet product
requirements. Inventories parts required to fabricate containers.
Works with Engineering on manufacturing order and Blueprint
improvements Completes in process inspection and verifications in
manufacturing orders and Work Orders. Ensures product meets
blueprint and process specification tolerances. Interacts with
Engineering as required. Reviews change/ deficiency requests for
drawing, work orders, work instructions, and manufacturing orders.
Completes in process inspection and verifications in manufacturing
and work orders. Interacts with Quality and Supply Chain as
required. Adherence to Export Control and Technology Control Plan
(TCP) as applicable to job function Adherence to Compliance Plan
and Employee Policy Manual Please note this job description is not
designed to cover nor contain a static listing of activities,
duties or responsibilities. Additional duties may be assigned.
Education and Experience
High School Diploma or GED equivalent; and a minimum of eight(8)
years of experience in a manufacturing role combined with the
demonstrated ability to perform level I, II and III tasks per the
training matrix; or an equivalent combination of education and
experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential
functions of the job.
Ability to work with basic shop tools and equipment used in
composite lay-up and assembly Must be familiar with standard
concepts, practices and procedures in the aircraft composite field
Forklift certification or ability to become forklift certified
Demonstrate an understanding of how manufacturing orders,
blueprints, and process specifications ensure the quality of the
product and provide suggestions on improvements Ability to
effectively present information and respond to questions from
colleagues Basic computerknowledge to include software for
composite lay-ups and assembly Mathematical understanding
consistent with the educational requirements Ability to read, write
and communicate clearly and effectively in English Ability to
interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral,
diagram, or schedule form Ability to use various tools to identify
and solve problems Strong customer service and company culture/
reputation orientation Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Excel, Word,
Outlook, PowerPoint; Project and Access as required)
Advanced 2-year vocational, technical and/or military technical
schooling certifications in manufacturing or related fields.
Completion of an Advanced Composite Repair training class.
Demonstrated ability to meet tight deadlines and work in a fast
paced, multi-task environment Protect organization's value by
keeping information confidential Ability to participate
successfully in a team environment; demonstrate willingness to
collaborate with others to achieve common objectives Ability to
apply common sense towards the execution of responsibilities
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is
regularly required to walk, stand and climb. The incumbent is
occasionally required to sit, bend, squat, kneelor crawl and lift
or carry a maximum of 75 pounds; as well as push or pull a maximum
of 300 pounds. This position involves occasionally working in a
confined space. The incumbent will regularly use hand tools
including but not limited to scissors, hand sanders, wrenches,
sockets, drills, screwdrivers, spray guns, lay up squeegees,
brushers, rollers, rulers, and calipers. The incumbent will
occasionally use power tools including but not limited to
computers, panel saws, table saws, shapers, sanders, motorized trim
fixtures and occasionally operate forklifts.
While performing the duties of this position, the incumbent is
regularly exposed to mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to
dirty working conditions, heat or cold ranging between 35 and 100
degree ambient conditions, chemical vapors or fumes, dust,shavings
and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually
moderate to loud. The incumbent is required to wear PPE (Personal
Protective Equipment) including Nitrile or Chloroprene gloves,
negative or positive pressure respirator, dust mask, safety
glasses, protective clothing, goggles, hearing protection, and work
or anti-vibration gloves.
Supports the companys FOD (Foreign Object Damage) prevention
program Maintain a clean, safe work area in compliance with OSHA
standards. Comply with all Safety policies as outlined by the
company standards and local, state and federal laws. In accordance
with Robertson Fuel Systems Arizona Drug and Alcohol Policy, this
position is designated as a safety-sensitive position.
As provided by the Americans with Disabilities Act, the company
is committed to discussing and providing reasonable accommodations
to its employees to help them fulfill the essential functions of
We are an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and
welcomes all qualified applicants. Applicants will receive fair and
impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color,
religion, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic
data, or religion or other legally protected status.