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Composite Worker Salary
in Alabama, United States

$37,044 (USD)

Average Salary

$18/hr

Average Hourly

$582

Average Bonus

Last updated: March 23, 2019

Salary Recap

The average pay for a Composite Worker is $37,044 a year and $18 an hour in Alabama, United States. The average salary range for a Composite Worker is between $27,736 and $44,770. On average, an Associate Degree is the highest level of education for a Composite Worker. This compensation analysis is based on salary survey data collected directly from employers and anonymous employees in Alabama, United States.

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Job Summary

Description:
  • Performs any combination of following tasks to fabricate plastic aircraft and missile parts, accessories, and trim according to specifications: cuts fiberglass or graphite (composite) cloth to size, following template or blueprints, using cutting machine, scissors, or knife.
  • Marks identifying information on material and assembles materials in kits for subsequent laminating.
  • Applies parting agent to mold or bonding fixture.
  • Impregnates cloth with resins by dipping cloth in solutions, feeding cloth between rollers of impregnating machine, or brushing resin onto cloth.
  • Applies layers of impregnated cloth or prepreg onto mold or fixture in predetermined ply sequence, and presses cloth to fit contours of mold, smooth surface, and remove air pockets and excess resin, using squeegee, scraper, or spatula.
  • Fits and laps ends of cloth, using scissors or knife.
  • Encases molded laminate in bagging material and bleeder cloth, attaches vacuum bagging apparatus, such as thermocouples, probes, and vacuum connections, to mold or bonding fixture, and exhausts air from vacuum bag to seal laminate for curing.
  • Tests seal on vacuum bagging apparatus, using leak detector.
  • Trims, drills, burrs, grinds, sands, and finishes cured parts to specifications, using templates, fixtures, handtools, and power tools.
  • Prefits and assembles cured parts into assemblies or subassemblies, using jigs, fixtures, power tools, and fasteners, such as rivets and bolts.
  • Applies adhesives to surface of assembled parts for bonding in autoclave.
  • May assist plastics fabricator in fa.
Composite Worker Job Prevalence in Alabama, United States

Job family: Cutting, Punching, and Press Machine Setters, Operators, and Tenders, Metal and Plastic

Job family population: 188,520

Estimated population of Composite Worker jobs: 134

Rate of error: 1.6%

Salary Potential

Estimated salary in 2024:
$42,944
5 Year Change:
16 %

Education

Skills

Skills data not available for this job

Composite Worker Job Listings for Alabama, United States

Software Analyst
Feb 14
Huntsville, AL, USA
Modern Technology Solutions, Inc.
... working knowledge of the IAMD IBCS messaging protocols. In addition experience in one or more areas of missile systems, real-time simulations of radar, launcher, and missile systems, composite ...
Sr. Fiberglass Technician
Feb 16
Huntsville, AL, USA
Fluidtrol Process Technologies
Ability to ask for help from senior workers * Practice 5S, Lean Manufacturing - keeping work area ... composite filtration products. We pride ourselves on our quality, innovative leadership in our ...
Process Engineer Moen - Decatur
Feb 15
Decatur, Alabama, USA
Hexcel Corporation
... composite materials and industrial fabrics. We invite you to join the Hexcel team at various ... Author and execute process trials related to process or product improvements, working very closely ...
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