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Graduate Employment Opportunities


ACT DOES IT AGAIN!!

Only days into training, another group of ACT trainees have been recruited for employment opportunity interviews by renowned industry professionals!

The composites industry is on the rise and getting the skills to hone your career has never been easier with Advanced Composites Training.

Why wait to have your dream job? Put yourself at the top of their list with ACT!

EMPLOYMENT LISTINGS:

  1. Fiberglass / Gelcoat Repair Technician
    Fiberglass / Gelcoat Repair Technician


    Buckhorn Yacht Harbour Ltd.
    Seeking Fiberglass / Gelcoat Repair Technician

    Full Time Position
    Shop hours: 8am-4:30pm Mon-Fri
    Salary will be based on experience: $18-$35/hr

    Responsibilities will include:
    - Grinding and laying up fiberglass matt
    - Structural repair to stringers, transoms and floors
    - Structural repair to underwater impact damage
    - Osmosis repair and sealant application
    - Mixing, colour matching and applying gelcoat for repair purposes

    Buffing and detailing is a good asset but is not required.

    We work on boats from 15 to 45 ft solely in the repair side; we do not layup moulds or build new boats.

    Year round work available in a 40 x 60 heated shop. Shop is fully stocked with all tooling and spraying equipment, personal protective equipment is also supplied.

    Means of transportation and ability to follow a set schedule is a must.

    Health and dental plan available (after probationary period).

    Contact:
    Peter Fuderer
    Buckhorn Yacht Harbour
    1-705-657-8752 EXT 226
    www.buckhornyachtharbour.com


  2. MISTRAS Services - Seeking Wind Turbine Composite Technicians (9 Positions Available)
    MISTRAS Services - Seeking Wind Turbine Composite Technicians (9 Positions Available)


    MISTRAS 
    strives to provide a positive work environment that values excellence in safety and quality, free from discrimination and harassment. Safety is the overriding priority in everything we do; all duties critical to safety, quality, and environmental protection are carried out in compliance with all requirements and with personal accountability.

    We offer competitive wages and encourage career development of all our employees.

    Wage: Range for this position is $28/h-$40/h based on the experience
    Contract: Position is Temporary Contract - Full Time
    Time Period: Season starts in April- May and goes till the end of September-October.

    - LOCATIONS -                                                                   
    Ontario: 
    Kincardine/Goderich area, Chatham, Cayuga, Port Burwell, Sault Ste Marie
    British Columbia: Cape Scott
    Manitoba: Southern Manitoba near Winkler

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    With minimal supervision the Wind Turbine Composite Technician must utilize skills and training to safely perform repair and retrofit work on wind turbine components.


    MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES/ACTIVITIES:

    • Assess, plan and perform composite repairs as required.
    • Perform basic and complex fiberglass repairs on wind turbine blades, nacelles and nose cones.  This includes reading and following work instructions, layup schedules as well as using tools and techniques typical of the composite repair blade.
    • Document repair progress and prepare repair reports.
    • Liaise with clients and site operations crew to ensure scope of job is understood and well executed.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Minimum of 2 years’ experience with wind turbine blade repair is preferred.
    • Ability to complete multi-layer structural repairs.
    • Able to calculate mixing ratios and curing times of composite repair materials.
    • Knowledge of lightning protection system testing and repair.

    The following qualifications are not required but would be considered an asset:

    • Certified Composite Technician Training Certificate
    • Siemens blade repair and TSWA certifications
    • IRATA Rope Access Level I, II or III Certification
    • Experience working from suspended work platforms

     

    For additional position information visit:  Mistras Recruiting

    To apply, please contact:
    Anastasiia Hardwick​
    Regional Staffing Coordinator ‑ Eastern Canada
    +1 (266) 230-0172
    Anastasiia.Hardwick@mistrasgroup.com


  3. Seeking Marine Service Technician
    Seeking Marine Service Technician

    Have you ever considered an exciting life and career in beautiful Nova Scotia? 

    Shining Waters Marine Services is seeking a full-time Marine Service Technician who is fiberglass-focused in Halifax, Nova Scotia. Position is available to start immediately.

    Additional details:

    • Shining Waters Marina and Boatyard is located on St. Margaret’s Bay, 20 minutes from the city
    • We are looking for either an Apprentice or a trained Technician (training under our lead tech is available)
    • Must be enthusiastic and willing to further their career in composites.  Will also have the opportunity to do some mechanical work and/or train under our lead mechanic.
    • We offer a benefits package; medical, dental, group RRSP & competitive wage which is dependant on experience (salary range $22 - $26/hour)

    Please visit our website for more information: www.shiningwaters.ca

    A full job description will be provided to qualified candidates.

    Resumes can be submitted to service@shiningwaters.ca

    Shining Waters Marine Services Ltd.
    148 Nautical Way, Tantallon, NS B3Z 2P3
    Office - (902) 826-3625


  4. Multimatic Advanced Manufacturing Technologies is seeking Composites Technicians
    Multimatic Advanced Manufacturing Technologies is seeking Composites Technicians

    Scope of Position:
    The fabricator will be involved in repair, fabrication, modification, removal, and installation of composite items, parts, assemblies, and structures.  Composite fabricating work requires knowledge of the physical properties and working characteristics of plastic, composite, and compound ingredients, with a basic knowledge of metals, metal properties, and metal characteristics.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Interpret blueprints, sketches, and manufacturers’ instructions with specifications, ply orientation, termination, and stacking sequence of laminates
    • Laminating and vacuum bagging of composite materials as per the instructions
    • Assembling, mating/fitting, skins/component/assemblies, substructures, and/or honeycomb cores
    • Making master molds/patterns and performing cutting and finishing operations
    • Structural bonding of metallic and composite materials
    • Consider alternative solutions for given tasks or problems
    • Follow all documented quality ATF 16949 procedures
    • Attend all required training courses

    Basic Requirements:

    • Ability to use and operate tools and equipment
    • Plan and accomplish the repair/manufacture of laminated items with complicated and varied shapes
    • Interpret and apply directions relating to the mixture, ratios, uses, cure times, temperatures, and pressures of composite materials, resins, solvents, and mold release agents
    • Determine dimensions and sizes in drawings and blueprints to make templates used in making, cutting and trimming final products
    • Excellent problem solving skills


    Wage will be based on experience.

    For further information, contact:
    Daniel Coxsedge
    Composites Manager
    Office: (905) 470 0025

    https://careers.multimatic.com/?career_id=61

    https://youtu.be/brGJBkuH7e8


  5. Fiberglass Boat Repair Technician
    Fiberglass Boat Repair Technician

    *** Must be a living in Canada ***

    Who we are:
    Nordmanner Marine Services is a structural and cosmetic fiberglass boat repair shop located in Richmond, BC. We offer repairs, refits and maintenance to composite boats.

    Job Objective:
    To conduct structural and cosmetic repairs on fiberglass boats. This includes damage assessments, repairs, and building of new parts.

    We are looking for people who can:
    - Conduct damage assessments.
    - Prepare and read layup schedules.
    - Grind, layup, sand, and finish fiberglass repairs.
    - Have vacuum bagging experience.
    - Remove and install parts.
    - Clean, polish, and refinish.
    - Application of epoxy and two part paints.
    - Can work in teams and independently.
    - Keep the work area clean.

    Requirements:
    - At least 18 years old.
    - Fiberglass experience.
    - Experience with epoxies, resins and gelcoats.
    - Experience with gelcoat repairs.
    - Some experience with painting.
    - Experience with spray equipment.
    - Lots of experience with hand tools, air tools and electric tools.
    - Experience with stationary/shop power equipment .
    - Marine trade math basics.
    - Marine repair experience an asset
    - Boat yard safety an asset
    - Drivers license with a clean record.
    - You must have 3m half-mask (we supply filters), steel toed work shoes, safety glasses.
    - Work wear for all weather conditions.
    - 2x COVID-19 vaccines

    Special working conditions:
    We work outside in the elements. You must be prepared to work in the hot, cold, rain and wind.

    Company Hours of Operation:
    Monday to Friday (7:30 - 15:30) (30 minute unpaid lunch)

    Compensation:
    - Based on experience
    - Health care plan (after probationary period)

    Job Types: Full-time, Permanent

    Salary: From $24.00 per hour

    Contact:
    Ady Artzy
    Nordmanner Marine Services Inc.
    6911 Graybar Rd. Shed 13
    Richmond, BC, V6W 1H3
    +1-604-262-1057

  6. North Aircraft Industries
    North Aircraft Industries

    North Aircraft Industries designs and manufactures composite structural components for aircraft, including installation of aircraft systems in those components.  We specialize in cost effective development of prototypes and low-volume series production.  We are currently seeking a Composite Technician to join our team! 

    Duties & Responsibilities

    • Laminate composite aircraft parts in accordance with drawings and process specifications
    • Cut cloth to required size using scissors
    • Press layers of pre-impregnated cloth onto molds in a pre-determined ply orientation
    • Remove excess resin and smooth out wrinkles and air pockets using hands, scrapers or squeegees
    • Mix catalysts into resins and apply to cloth using brushes
    • Trim excess cloth from molds using scissors
    • Install vacuum bagging as required
    • Install foam core as required

     

    Skills, Experience & Education Required

    • 2 to 4 years experience with laminating and bagging of composite components of various complexity
    • Ability to understand drawings, work orders, and process specifications
    • Willingness to cross-train in other functions of composite fabrication
    • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Office applications
    • Ability to use hand tools
    • High School Diploma or equivalent

    Competitive wages: $18.00 - $24.00 per hour depending on experience

    Job type: Full-time

    9/80 schedule: 9 working days in a two-week period which allows for a three-day weekend every other week

    *Comprehensive Benefit Plan offered

    Please send your resume to jointheteam@northaircraft.com.  For inquires, please contact hr@northaircraft.com


  7. CSS Wind Seeking Blade Technicians
    CSS Wind Seeking Blade Technicians


    CSS Wind Inc.
    Michael.Hryschenko@csswind.ca
    www.cssindustrial.com

    CSS Wind Inc. was incorporated in 2011 to meet the growing need for wind turbine services in Canada. CSS Wind has partnered with industry leaders to bring the best technology and services to wind turbine owners throughout Canada. CSS Wind strives for safety and excellence in providing wind turbine field services.

    Position Responsibilities: 
    • Inspect and photograph internal / external blade damage, document findings, and assemble all
    associated paperwork as required to be posted for further action by Engineering;
    • Preform composite repairs on internal and external blade surfaces, leading and trailing edge areas while following guidelines provided by Engineering;
    • Work will occur up tower from a man-lift and at ground level when down tower;
    • Utilize blade access platforms, boom trucks, and rope access at heights of 300 feet (90m) or more;
    • Assist in all areas of site work with minimal supervision;
    • Document all work performed using computer-based service reporting procedures;
    • Communicate site status to engineering, customers, and management;
    • Provide maintenance support and preform large component replacement of wind turbine generators
    • Provide wind turbine generator LOTO (Lock Out & Tag Out) support
    Qualifications/Requirements:
    • High School Diploma / GED; and
    • Minimum of 2 years of composite repair experience, or graduate of a Wind Tech and/or Composite program.

    Eligibility Requirements:
    • Ability and willingness to travel domestically, as required;
    • Legally authorized to work in Canada;
    • Ability and willingness to climb and work at heights of 300 feet or more;
    • Due to equipment specifications, workers cannot exceed weight limit of 250 lbs; and
    • Ability and willingness to possess and maintain a valid Ontario (Canadian) driver\\\'s license.

    Desired Characteristics:
    • Ability to read and understand schematic drawings;
    • Ability and willingness to take initiative and work without direct supervision;
    • Composite repair experience and blade access platforms experience;
    • SPRAT (Society of Professional Rope Access Technicians) Rope access trained;
    • Lightning protection system inspections knowledge; and
    • Understand technology of wind blade construction and repair.


  8. Sky Climber Seeking Composite Blade Technicians
    Sky Climber Seeking Composite Blade Technicians


    No Prior Wind Experience Needed

    6 Months Minimum Composite Experience of Any Kind OR
    ACT Course Graduate Preferred

    Sky Climber Renewables is a total solutions provider for turbine maintenance. Our products and services are designed to maximize safety while providing total access solutions and applications to the wind industry. We have an immediate opportunity for a Travelling Composite Technician.

    Offering assistance in obtaining all required certifications.

    See additional details here:  http://skyclimberwind.com/sky-climber-careers.html


  9. WANZEK Seeking Composite Blade Technicians
    WANZEK Seeking Composite Blade Technicians


    Wanzek Construction Inc. is an innovative group with the mission to be a leading company through our people, safety culture, years of experience and dedicated teams.

    Wind experience preferred but not required.
    Three Composites Technician positions available.
    Hiring for immediate placement.

    LOCATION: Amarillo, Texas preferred. Open to Palm Springs as well. No relocation necessary.

    TO APPLY:  www.wanzek.com/careers

    Contact Person:
    Kellie Peterson | HR Business Specialist | 
    Wanzek Construction, Inc.
    Ph: 701-353-9786

    POSITION SUMMARY:
    Responsible for daily operations, inspection, maintenance, and service of wind turbine blades. This position require 100%  travel throughout the US; majority of work will be in CA and TX. This person must have a “safety first” attitude with an understanding of doing the job right the first time. SPRAT level 2 training preferred.


    ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

    • Promote and comply with all Company and safety policies and procedures.
    • Rigging access platforms, and man baskets for the repairs of rotor blades.
    • Knowledge of composite repair material, resins, fiberglass, faring compounds etc.
    • Ability to identify composite damages, and rotor blade location terminology for reporting possesses.
    • Install, reinstall, repair, service, test and other required tasks to maintain wind turbine components.
    • Ability to provide technical support to troubleshoot and repair basic and complex wind turbine related malfunctions.
    • Ability to climb multiple wind towers on a daily basis.
    • Ability to professionally interact with customers and coworkers on a daily basis.

    EDUCATION AND WORK EXPERIENCE REQUIREMENTS:
    • High school diploma or equivalent. 
    • Minimum one (1) years’ experience working in and around wind turbine, specifically for blade inspection and composite repair preferred.
    • SPRAT Level 2 Certification preferred
    • Experience using basic power and hydraulic tools. 
    • Valid Driver’s Licenses

    KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES REQUIRED:
    • Ability to climb stairs and ladders up to 125 meters in height.
    • Certifications in rigging and signaling from a Nationally recognized organization is preferred, but not required.
    • Able to maintain certifications required to perform the work, including but not limited to: First Aid / CPR, Tower Climb and Rescue, LOTO, Arc Flash, Confined Space Entry etc.


  10. FIBROTEK – Seeking Composite Technicians
    FIBROTEK – Seeking Composite Technicians

    Location:  Clermont, QC  Canada
    No. of Positions Available: 
    25  [Full Time]
    Hiring Date:  Early January 2020
    Salary: TBD [Evaluated by Experience]

    POSITION BENEFITS

    • Innovative projects / Advanced technologies / Challenging opportunities
    • 4 weeks leave per year
    • work-life balance
    • Continuous training
    • Monday to Friday, year-round
    • Competitive remuneration
    • Financial assistance for moving
    • Health & Safety and Employee Committee
    • Social activities
    • Controlled environment (cleanliness, security)

    POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Expected to work in a safe manner in accordance with established operating procedures and
      practice
    • Execute the lay-up of composite materials to molds
    • Vacuum bag parts for cure
    • Assembles and repairs simple to complex composites parts and components within quality
      and time standards.
    • Safely utilize box knives, scissors and other work aids in the performance of the work
    • Inspects own work for compliance to instructions and quality of work
    • Signs off work orders to reflect work completed


    DESIRED SKILLS

    • Strong attention to detail and commitment to quality
    • French & English language skills to include ability to read, comprehend, and write basic
      information.
    • Ability to perform basic math functions to include addition, subtraction, division and
      multiplication.
    • Ability to document the tasks performed with a clear understanding to traceability, allowing
      changes in data and drawings to be revised
    • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction

    Please FORWARD YOUR RESUME TO   rh@fibrotek.com   or visit our Careers Page.


  11. Composite Technician
    Composite Technician
    Vayu, Inc. is a growing, fast-paced startup located in Ypsilanti, Michigan (at Willow Run Airport) that builds fully autonomous Unmanned Aerial Vehicles (UAVs) for medical supply transport in developing countries. Vayu hires optimists, valuing excellent communication skills, insatiable curiosity, incredible persistence, independence, sound judgment, and a commitment to social justice. 
     
    Qualified individuals should have a background in composites, ability to read technical drawings, and experience with a variety of hand tools. In addition, they will be expected to do the following:
    • Assist production with carbon fiber parts fabrication and post processing.
    • Manage organization and revisions of parts fabrication checklists, assisting with quality control.
    • Operate the company\\\'s 3-axis CNC 
    • Prepare aircraft for test flights (sensor calibration, etc).
    • Manage GANTT chart to reflect current production goals, anticipate inventory or other barriers that prevent production goals from being met.

    For inquiries and applications please contact  hiring@vayu.us

     


  12. Composite Manufacturer
    Composite Manufacturer

    Position Overview:

    Paterson Composites Inc. is looking for general labourers that can be trained to perform a variety of roles in the composites manufacturing process. This is an excellent opportunity to transition to a skilled trade or alternative industry into the unique and growing composites industry. We are seeking enthusiastic, positive and hardworking individual to join our team.

    Rate: $16-18/hr
    Typical shop hours run: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Job type: Full-Time
    Location: Etobicoke, Ontario

    Experience:

    • Mechanically inclined with competency when working with both hands and power tools
    • Ability to read and interpret 2D drawings, sketches, engineering drawings and process plans
    • Comfort with units and measurement
    • Previous experience in a skilled trade an asset but not a requirement
    • Experience with design, fabrication and finishing will be considered an asset
    • Previous experience in manufacturing of composites is an asset, but not a requirement

    Competencies:

    • Attention to detail and ability to solve problems
    • Ability to manage time, multitask accordingly and shift to one project from another quickly as business needs change
    • Effective in communication with co-workers and leaders
    • Accountability in work ethic and ownership of workmanship results (both positive and negative)
    • Open to learning along with providing input
    • Accountable in attendance and timing
    • Must pass Controlled Goods Security Assessment (including National Criminal Records Check)

    Responsibilities:

    General Labourers will be an integral part of meeting client expectations as they work from start to finish in the manufacturing process.  The following job responsibilities will be trained and performed:

    • General composite skills:
    • Ply cutting, lamination, vacuum bagging of carbon fiber, glass fiber and other composite materials
    • Mixing of resins, adhesives, fillers, primers and paints
    • Sanding, filling, fairing, finishing and general paint preparation tasks
    • Follow prescribed paperwork and safety procedures
    • General cleanup

    We would like to thank all applicants who apply, but only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.


  13. Automotive Finishing/Composites Technician
    Automotive Finishing/Composites Technician

    Paterson Composites Inc. is looking for a skilled labourer who has experience or education in automotive finishing and would like to transfer those skills to perform a variety of roles manufacturing composites for the aerospace and automotive industry.  This is an excellent opportunity to grow with an expanding company in the unique and growing composites industry. We are seeking recent graduates that are enthusiastic, positive and hardworking to join our team.

    Paterson Composites Inc. operates under ISO9001|AS9100 C Quality Management Standards and is approved under the Canadian Controlled Goods Program.

    Job type: Full-Time
    Salary: $16-18/hr to start
    Typical shop hours run: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    Location: Etobicoke, Ontario near Pearson International Airport

    Education & Experience:

    • Recent graduate from post-secondary institution
    • Experience in auto body finishing and repair
    • Ability to read and interpret 2D drawings, sketches, engineering drawings and process plans
    • Comfort with units and measurement
    • Experience with design, fabrication and finishing will be considered an asset
    • Previous experience in manufacturing of composites is an asset, but not a requirement
    • Previous experience in an AS9100 or ISO 9001 environment is an asset, but not a requirement

    Competencies:

    • Attention to detail and ability to solve problems
    • Ability to manage time, multitask accordingly and shift to one project from another quickly as business needs change
    • Effective in communication with co-workers and leaders
    • Accountability in work ethic and ownership of workmanship results (both positive and negative)
    • Open to learning along with providing input
    • Accountable in attendance and timing
    • Must pass Controlled Goods Security Assessment (including National Criminal Records Check)

    Responsibilities:

    • Assembly preparation of moulds, we well as demoulding and mould preservation/repair
    • Inspection components during processing stages
    • Vacuum assisted resin transfer moulding (vacuum infusion)
    • Mixing of resins, adhesives, fillers, primers and paints
    • Wet-sand and polish components utilizing various buffing techniques
    • Follow ISO and AS procedures accordingly
    • Follow prescribed paperwork and safety procedures

    Paterson Composites Inc is rapidly growing to become a leader in the aerospace, defense and automotive industry.  Visit patersoncomposites.ca to learn more about us.

     We would like to thank all applicants who apply, but only those chosen for interviews will be contacted.


  14. Harwood Custom Composites Inc.
    Harwood Custom Composites Inc.

    Employee Responsibilities:

    1 - Under limited supervision, this position performs a variety of non-routine procedures will be the lead in the fabrication, curing, build up and assembly of various types of composite materials;

    2 - Route, drill, trim and sand to drawing dimensions and tolerances

    3 - Assemble aircraft components using structural adhesives, rivets and threaded fastener

    4 - Follow customer repair procedures and process specifications

    Company Contact Information:

    Jody James
    P: 1.250.656.0392
    F: 1.250.656.0393
    E: info@hccaerospace.ca
    www.hcc-aero.com


  15. Protectolite Composites Inc. is looking to fill the following positions:
    Protectolite Composites Inc. is looking to fill the following positions:

    Fiberglass Laminator
    Experienced in laminating/parts assembly and finishing fiberglass.
    Ability to read part drawings.
    Needs to know how to measure dimensions and weigh material using scales. 

    Hours of work Monday to Friday 6:30 am to 3:00 pm.

    Press Operator/Fiberglass

    Looking for an experienced Hydraulic Press Operator/Helper with Fiberglass Plastics experience.
    Ability to read part drawings. Needs to know how to measure dimensions and weigh material using scales.
    Hours of work Monday to Friday 6:30 am to 3:00 pm.

    Material Handler/Shipper/Receiver

    Must have Forklift experience and certificate.
    8 hrs/day 5 days/week of physically demanding work. Hours 6:30 am to 3:00 pm
    Job requires continually standing and walking and lifting/pulling/pushing of weights up to 50 lb. maximum and lifting above your head to a maximum of 30 lbs.

    Industrial Electrician

    Industrial Electrician required for entry level position 
    Electricians license required, no Canadian experience required 
    Mechanical skills an asset. Will assist with maintenance and production duties

    For further information, contact:

    84 Railside Road
    Toronto, ON   M3A 1A3
    Karen Welsh, Office Manager
    P:  416.444.4484   Ext. 221
    F: 416.444.4485
    kwelsh@protectolite.com
    www.protectolite.com


  16. Venture Aviation Inc. is looking to fill a Materials Resource & Production Controller position.
    Venture Aviation Inc. is looking to fill a Materials Resource & Production Controller position.

    Experience in aviation parts, supply and vendors is required.

    Further duties include:
    • Prepare, plan and purchase of all material requirements
    • Prepare, plan and purchase parts and equipment requirements
    • Requisition of above and establish timelines
    • Assist in control of incoming and outgoing components and repair status
    • Tracking of all non-conformances 
    For further information, contact:
    Margaret Basile
    Coordinator, Business Develpoment and Human Resources
    marg@ventureaviation.ca

  17. Airbus Helicopters - Canada (Fort Erie, Ontario) is currently recruiting Composites Specialists for their manufacturing operations.

  18. Aircraft Composites Technician
    Aircraft Composites Technician

    Seeking experienced or recently trained Aircraft Composites Technicians for full-time employment.

    Montreal / Laval Quebec area.

    1933 Le Chatelier
    Laval, Quebec H7L 5B3 

    For further information, contact: 

    Lorenzo Marandola, Eng., PMP
    President

     M1 Composites Technology Inc.

    Office: (450) 686-8864
    Toll Free: 1 (855) 880-8864
    Cell: (514) 898-5838
    Email: Lorenzo.marandola@m1composites.com
    Web: www.m1composites.com