Fiberglass Laminator

Job Details

LocationNew Braunfels, TX,
Job TypeFullTimeRegular
PositionConstruction

Job Description

Modern Staffing is seeking Fiberglass Laminators in New Braunfels, TX. See the below job description and apply if you meet the qualifications:


Job Purpose Summary:

Laminating fiberglass on molds by spraying mold with catalyst and resin using pneumatic spray guns with fiberglass strand chopper attachments. Removing the entrapped air and smoothing out the glass and resin mixture to ensure a quality laminated product.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

• Mix catalysts into resins, and saturate cloth and mats with mixtures, using sprayer or brushes.
• Spray chopped fiberglass, resins, and catalysts onto prepared molds or dies using pneumatic spray guns with chopper attachments.
• Pat or press layers of saturated mat or cloth into place on molds, using brushes, rollers or hands, and smooth out wrinkles and air bubbles with hands or rollers.
• Apply layers of resin to mold surfaces prior to placement of fiberglass mats, repeating layers until products have the desired thicknesses and plastics have jelled.
• Check completed products for conformance to specifications and for defects by measuring with rulers or micrometers, by checking them visually, or by tapping them to detect bubbles or dead spots.
• Must be flexible and willing to cross train within the department and help in other departments
• Keep work area clean and orderly.
• Must comply with all OSHA and safety procedures.
• Follow instruction of Manager/Supervisor/Lead
• Any other duties as assigned by management.

Qualifications:

• At least 1-year experience in gel coating, auto body repair, or fiberglass experience is strongly preferred
• Ability to pass respirator fit test
• Knowledge of hazardous chemical handling and disposal
• Punctuality, good attendance, dependability and positive attitude
• Ability to communicate effectively with team members
• Must be able to perform tasks under time pressure deadlines, strong attention to detail

Working Conditions:

(Constant = 75 – 100% of the time; Frequent = 50 – 75% of the time; Occasional = 25 – 50% of the time; Rare = less than 25% of the time)

• Work Environment:
• Constant: exposure to solvents and the fumes of chemicals
• Occasional: extreme indoor temperatures, heights, noise, cold/hot outdoor temperatures, adverse ventilation conditions (dust)

Physical Demands:

• Constant: hearing, standing, climbing, seeing, ability to distinguish shades of color, on feet all day
• Frequent: reading, talking, seeing in color, walking, bending, climbing ladders and stairs, crawling, hand movement (finger dexterity, grasping, holding, repetitive motions), lifting up to 50 lbs., pushing/pulling, reaching, stooping
Protective Equipment Used:
• Safety glasses (Z87) with side shields in all production areas
• Hearing protection, fall protection and respirator
• Gloves and cover suit

Hours:

4:00AM - 12:00PM Monday - Friday


Pay Rate:

$15.00/ HR
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