Composite Technician I (Training in Valencia, CA)

Composite Technician I

Full Time + Benefits

Mon.- Fri., 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM  



Fralock is a rapidly growing, well-established manufacturing company, headquartered in the Santa Clarita Valley that has a 50-year history of excellence. Due to recent expansion, we have a Composite Technician I position opening with Career Technologies located in Chatsworth, CA.

Please note: this position will require training at our Valencia, CA location until approximately September 2022.

We are looking for people who exemplify strong work ethics, values, dedication and character that thrive in a fast-paced environment, which is focused on exploring and developing the next generation technology while offering opportunities for advancement. 


We offer Paid Vacation/Sick/Holiday time, traditional 401K and Roth investment options with discretionary employer contribution, annual bonus program (conditions apply), major Medical/Dental/Vision/Flex Plans, company paid Life Insurance, and many more!



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Culture Vision:  Our diverse team strives to deliver exceptional outcomes for our customers, shareholders, and employees through our commitment to:

  • Teamwork and Collaboration
  • Accountability
  • Continuous Improvement
  • Innovative Solutions


Main Functions
Performs composite layup and layup techniques for bonding, trimming, curing and inspecting composite materials in a safe and efficient manner, with a focus on quality.


This position requires access to information controlled under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) or the Export Administration Regulations (EAR), the successful candidate must be a "U.S. person" as defined in the ITAR and EAR (which generally means (i) be a citizen or national of the United States; or (ii) be a lawful permanent resident of the United States; or (iii) have been admitted to the United States as a refugee, or have been granted asylum, as specified under applicable law.


Typical Duties

  • Interprets work instructions and drawings to determine materials, tools and processes to use for each product, as directed.
  • Maintains cleanliness of area by following all requirements, appropriate dress and regular housekeeping.
  • Inspects all materials for both quality and accuracy to the Bill of Materials (BOM).
  • Ensures all assemblies are free of Foreign Object Debris (FOD) and nonconformance issues by following cleanroom requirements.
  • Handle polyimides, sealants, fiberglass, metals, and other composite materials.
  • Inspects own work for compliance to instructions and quality of work, along with the use of microscopes and measuring equipment, such as calipers and micrometers.
  • Safety procedures strictly adhered to within the Lamination department during movement of product, performance of basic integrity checks and sensor preparations.
  • Set-up and monitoring Lamination cycles are performed, with a focus on potential mechanical errors.
  • Inspects processed materials for any contamination and/or non-conformances. 
  • Prepares rejection tags, documents findings, and reports all non-conformances to Production Supervisor.
  • Packages and labels all acceptable finished products. 
  • Both individually and within a team setting, participates in continuous improvement (CI) efforts for efficiency, quality, and safety, to include offering suggestions, ideas, and support wherever possible
  • Works both independently and in teams for cross-training and project purposes. 
  • Assists in training and mentoring peers as needed.

Required Skills

  • Reading comprehension: Interpreting written information such as technical reports, manuals, layups, work instructions, written directions/warnings
  • Writing: Involves preparing information or documents such as nonconformance reports and shift hand-offs
  • Reasoning and Decision Making
  • Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines
  • Organizational Ability
  • Basic Mathematics
  • Computer literate (Microsoft Office)
  • Comprehension: Understanding direction and adhering to established procedures.
  • Instructing: Teaching subject matter to others or training others through explanation, demonstration, or supervised practice.
  • Knowledge and use of basic measuring devices (Rulers, Tape Measures, Calipers, Micrometers, Etc)
  • Basic knowledge and use of hand-tools (scissors, wrench, screwdriver, knife)
  • Ability to communicate, interact and work effectively and cooperatively with people in a collaborative manner

Preferred Skills
Previous composite layup and cleanroom experience a plus; Knowledgeable of AS9100 requirements, Lean Manufacturing, experience in Quality inspection and materials handling.

Education Requirements
High school diploma, GED or five (5) years of work experience

Experience Requirements
1 year experience working in a team environment

Physical Requirements
Must be able to use both hands with fine dexterity. Repetitive motion of wrists, hands and fingers. Must have vision (with or without assistance) capable of seeing small objects at a close distance. Must be able to accurately place small objects in the appropriate location. Must be able to stand for entire work-shift. Must be able to climb stairs, squat and kneel. Must be able to push, pull, carry and grasp. Must be able to lift up to 25 lbs.


This position must pass post, Pre-work Screen, and background check. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of a position.