Thermal Spray Technician - CT

TCI- Turbine Controls, Inc. is a rapidly growing FAA/EASA/CAAC/JCAB approved repair station involved in the overhaul and repair of commercial, military and industrial engine components and accessories.  Founded in 1980, TCI has rapidly grown over the past decade to become an industry leader in providing MRO services throughout the world.

Our many benefits offered by the company include:

  • 110,000 SF Air-Conditioned Facility
  • Clean and Friendly Work Environment
  • 401 K Savings Plan with Company Matching
  • Competitive Health & Benefits Package
  • Annual Performance & Bonus Incentives

Position:    Thermal Spray Technician      

Summary:  The Thermal Spray Technician’s responsibilities include but are not limited to the following: Masking, Grit blasting, using automated equipment in preparation for thermal spray applications.

Essential Functions of the Position:

  • Must have experience with aircraft components, preferably in an overhaul and repair (MRO) environment
  • Must be a self-starter, willing to learn with a good attitude
  • Work from verbal instructions, routers, customer specifications and blueprints to layout work and to prepare components for specific coating
  • Experienced thermal spray operator versed in Praxair and Sulzer-Metco plasma systems and thermal spray equipment.  At least 5+ years of production experience, which include complete training and experience in robotic operations and grit blast operations.   
  • Familiarity with ABB robots (programming not required) 
  • Visually inspect components for defects, and unusual conditions.
  • Clean part in preparation for masking.
  • Application of masking tape or hard tooling to protect areas not requiring coatings.
  • Safe Loading/Unloading of components into holding fixtures. 
  • Perform preventative maintenance and daily checks on all thermal spray equipment.
  • Visual inspection of coated component to ensure it complies with all specifications and requirements.
  • Clean all equipment and components of masking materials.
  • Detect faulty operations and materials along with other problems to immediate supervisor.
  • Maintain good housekeeping practices on machines and in work areas.
  • Comply with all company and safety rules and regulations. Wear necessary personal protective equipment as required.
  • Actively participate in cross-training, cost savings and team activities to improve processes.
  • Maintain appropriate tack and diplomacy in dealings with co-workers, team members and supervisors.

Required education: High school or equivalent

Job Requirements and Qualifications:

  • A minimum of 3 years performing these types of tasks.
  • A proven safety record
  • Must have a valid Driver’s License

Job Description:

  • Must be able to operate a manual hoist
  • Must be able to lift up to 30 lbs without assistance
  • Must be able to use a hand truck or dolly

Other duties or tasks as assigned.  This job description is subject to change at any time.

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