Associate Technician

Location: Columbus, MS
Job Code: 1861
# of openings: 6


Position Summary

The Associate Technician is an intricate part of the manufacturing operations at Aurora.  They are trained on various job tasks until formal assignment to a unit is documented to perform lay-up techniques that include pre-preg or wet lay-up, cutting, bagging, and/or trimming operations or machine operations. This role must be able to demonstrate an understanding of work orders, blueprints, and lay-up charts to ensure the quality of the product. Must also be able to work with shop tools and equipment used in composite layup and assembly as well as demonstrate the ability to perform in a team environment and exhibit a willingness to “do what it takes” to ensure customer expectations are met or exceeded.

Summary Responsibilities:

  • Build composite components for air vehicles using appropriate lay-up techniques.

  • Use hand/power tools in a safe and efficient manner to shape and form simple and complex components.

  • Prepare composite components for curing process in autoclave and/or oven by applying proper vacuum bagging methods and procedures.

  • Maintain a neat and orderly work area, supports the company FOD (Foreign Object Damage) prevention program and complies with all safety regulations.

  • Must be able to perform math computations, to include fractions, and decimals; and convert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions.

  • May work any shift and overtime.

  • Perform other tasks as required by site leadership.


  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Completion of one or more of the vocational programs at EMCC or one year related work experience.

  • Must be a US Person or Permanent Resident Green Card Holder.

Physical Requirements:

Ability to work in a manufacturing environment as well as lift and transport objects up to 40 pounds. Job requires consistent standing; some stooping, crawling, bending, crouching, climbing, and kneeling.

Aurora Flight Sciences is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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