Apprentice, Lab in Torrance, CA at Arconic

Date Posted: 11/16/2018

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Job Description

Arconic Fastening Systems is looking for an entry level Lab Apprentice. This is an opportunity to start and grow your career at a large, international aerospace company. The position includes competitive wages and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance (medical, dental, vision), a 401k matching program, and paid holidays and vacation. This position is located at our plant in Torrance, CA.
Arconic Fastening Systems (AFS) holds the number one global position in aerospace fastening systems, and we’re the North American leader in commercial transportation fasteners. Our high-tech, multi-material fastening systems are found nose to tail on aircraft and aero engines. Our products are also critical components of industrial gas turbines, automobiles, commercial transportation vehicles, and construction and industrial equipment. Headquartered in Torrance, CA; we employ over 6,000 people in 11 countries at 32 locations. AFS is a business unit of Arconic (NYSE:ARNC).

Primary Purpose of the Job
One-year apprenticeship with experience and training in torque, tensile, fatigue, and mechanical quality testing.

Major activities / Key challenges
  • Outline of Apprenticeship Timeline:
  • Perform torque testing of Panel Fastener products (3 months)
  • Perform torque testing of Inserts products (3 months)
  • Perform tensile testing (2 months)
  • Perform fatigue testing (2 months)
  • Perform balance of mechanical testing (2 months)

Essential Knowledge & Skills / Education
  • Basic knowledge of quality machines.


  • High School Diploma or GED
  • Employees must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
  • This position is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) which requires U.S. person status. ITAR defines U.S. person as an U.S. Citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. 'Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee.