ITT Corporation Composite Operator I in Valencia, California

Job Description:

Summary: Perform composite layup and layup technique for bonding, trimming and curing composite material for aerospace industry customers. Duties involve the application of various materials onto molds; (mandrels, tools or other forms), using fingers, hands and tools to manipulate materials to conform to shape of mold. Apply wraps, bags or other products to protect materials during curing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following:

(Other duties may be assigned)

  • Reads work instruction, blueprints or drawings, and other documents to determine materials and processes to use for each product.

  • Inspects own work for compliance to instructions and quality of work.

  • Completes paperwork per requirements, using stamp as personal assurance of work

  • Must be able to work closely with others for cross-training and teaming up on larger products

  • Works with other departments to provide on-time, quality products

  • Participates in improvement efforts for efficiency, quality, and safety, to include offering suggestions, ideas, and support wherever possible

Please Note: The essential functions have been provided as examples of the type of work performed by employees assigned to this job classification. The Company reserves the right to modify the work assignments and/or to make reasonable accommodations so that qualified employees can perform the essential functions. The job description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of duties and responsibilities. It is intended to describe the general nature of the position.




ITT Aerospace Controls


United States

EEO Statement:

“ITT Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status, or any other characteristic protected by law.”

Minimum Education Requirements:

High School or Equivalent

Paid Relocation Available?:


Percent of Travel Required:


Position Title:

Composite Operator I

Skills and Experience:


  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED);

  • Position requires minimum of 5 years composite layup technician experience.

  • English language skills to include ability to read, comprehend, and write basic information; bilingual. English/Spanish a plus.

  • Ability to perform basic math functions to include addition, subtraction, division and multiplication.

  • Ability to enter basic information in computer programs; open and find data in simple applications

  • Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instruction.

  • Ability to work on problems that may involve requesting assistance from others, or assist others with problems they may encounter


  • Background in manufacturing to include: previous composite layup experience a plus; excellent eye-hand coordination; ability to follow step-by-step instructions and visualize processes and outcome; able to understand workflow from start through steps that may include other departmental processes, through to inspection requirements; attention to detail critical

  • Learn processes and procedures required for manufacturing, general company policies, and safety requirements

  • Knowledgeable of/ ability to learn AS9100 requirements

  • Ability to adapt to changing requirements or other needs of the company


While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to stand up to 8 hours per day; use fingers, hands and arms to push, pull, and manipulate objects or tools. Occasional lifting up to 25 lbs.; ability to speak, hear and communicate with others; and employee is occasionally required to stoop or crouch.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Work primarily in non-temperature controlled environment. The noise level is usually moderate. Use of hazardous chemicals, with proper personal protection may be required; dust and noise present in moderation in main shop area

Work Location:

CA, Valencia