Composites Technician

Specialising in Design + Build composite structures, Private expanding company.

About the business

Airspeed Pty Ltd is an Australian company specialising in the application of composite materials for aerospace, maritime and energy-related projects.  Our own product line includes a range of airborne equipment pods for military aircraft.  We operate from purpose-built composites facilities at Mawson Lakes Technology Park in South Australia.

About the role

To support the projected workload of our facility and workforce expansion plan, we are seeking expressions of interest for Composites Technicians to join our growing team.  The work will entail the manufacture and maintenance of items constructed from composite materials including glass and carbon fibre woven cloths, epoxy resins, carbon fibre tow and pre-impregnated ('prepreg') materials.   

Skills and experience

An ideal candidate would prior experience in composites fabrication using resin infusion and vacuum bagging techniques and will have formal trade qualifications and/or technical training applicable to composites. For example, experience and skills might include the manufacture of high-end composite applications such as racing cars and aerospace structures.

An alternatively suitable candidate might have formal trade qualifications and/or technical training in a trade and be seeking an opportunity to re-role to composites. For example, you may have a background in surface finishing and spray painting supplemented with practical experience in composite repairs and/or laminating.

Selection criteria

  • Must have experience in the fabrication of composites or experience in a trade that would allow you to re-role to surface finishing (painting) and repair of composites.
  • Must be able to interpret production drawings, technical specifications and maintenance manuals.
  • Must be able to work with minimal supervision.
  • You must be an Australian citizen eligible to obtain a security clearance.
  • Medical, and relevant criminal screening checks may be conducted for successful candidates

16/02/2021 $0 Adelaide 1 Trades & Services
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