FIBERGLASS LAMINATOR & FABRICATOR

Company: Technical Tooling

Address:  1118 East D Street

Tacoma, WA 98421

Please send resumes to : Jake Matthaei  email : jakem@technicaltooling.com

 

Summary

The Fiberglass Laminator & Fabricator is responsible for the lamination of fiberglass material. This position involves, but is not limited to: sanding, grinding, structural glassing, flat table preparation and layout, fiberglassing, and fitting of parts and components.

 

Processes and methods used are principally closed molding, with occasional open molding.

 

The Fiberglass Laminator & Fabricator will work independently and with other team members and report directly to the Production Supervisor.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Inspect, clean, and assemble molds before the start of work

  • Prep molds, sand, grind, and prep surfaces before lay-up of fiberglass

  • Select fiberglass, mat, cloth in accordance with lay-up schedules

  • Lay-up, fabricate, fit and install fiberglass components

  • Remove components from molds

  • Sand, grind, and prep surfaces for the next phase of construction

  • When open molding is used, mix catalyst into resin and saturate fiberglass material with the mixture using brush or roller

  • Perform daily housekeeping to keep the work area clean

  • Follow all BVC safety policies and act in compliance with all laws and regulations pertaining to the handling of hazardous materials

  • Perform other duties as deemed necessary and appropriate by management

 

Required Education, Skill, & Experience

  • High School education or above preferred

  • Previous experience in working with fiberglass products a plus

  • Ability to work with hand tools

  • Ability to communicate (speaking, reading, writing) effectively with others in English

  • Regular punctual attendance is required

  • Wearing appropriate clothing (long pants or coveralls and long-sleeved shirts)

  • Willingness to work under pressure to meet deadlines

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision

  • Ability and willingness to learn about fiberglass processes through training and ongoing personal study

 

Preferred Requirements

  • Able to pass an online respirator medical evaluation

  • Bi-Lingual a plus

 

Physical Requirements

Most of the time will be spent in a factory setting while standing, kneeling, stooping, and stretching (usual demands of the job). Some lifting and moving of heavy manufactured parts. Must have good eyesight, normal hand-eye coordination, fair mental capacity, and the ability to communicate with others.

 

Physical Tasks

Consistent (100%)

Frequent (50-99%)

Occasional (25-49%)

Seldom (1-24%)

Never (0%)

Sit

Stand/Walk

Heavy Lifting / Pushing

Light Lifting/Pushing

Ladder Work (i.e. work from or climb)

Climb Stairs

Twist

Bend / Stoop

Squat / Kneel

Crawl

Reach

Work Above Shoulders

Keyboard

Use of Hands/ Wrist

High Impact Vibratory Tasks

Low Impact Vibratory Tasks

Exposure to, and the use of chemicals for fiberglass processes, which can be personally hazardous. Proper handling and use of correct PPE is required.

*** PPE and appropriate training is provided for all employees. ***

Work Environment

Tasks are performed in a ground floor manufacturing facility. The work area is indoor, lighted, and heated, but not air-conditioned.

 

Work Schedule

Full-time, Non-Exempt, Hourly Position - Paid bi-weekly 40 hours/week

 

Monday through Thursday: 6:00 am to 4:30 pm

  • (1/2-hour lunch break with two mid-shift breaks)