R&P Technologies, LLC

  • Marine Composite Tradesman Foreman

    Job Locations US-CA-San Diego
    Clearance Required
    Engineering Technician
  • Overview

    R&P Technologies is looking for motivated individuals who want to join our team supporting composite repair and modification onboard DDG 1001 in San Diego, CA. We are a small-sized defense contractor providing Engineering, Logistics, Program Management and Technical Services to government clients. We need experienced, skilled Trade Foreman with supervisory experience in one or more of the following marine trades: Composite Manufacturing/lamination, Carpentry, Electrical, Plumbing, Shipfitting, and Boatbuilding.. Upon hiring, candidates will undergo extensive shipboard hands on composite manufacturing and lamination training. Candidates will then supervise a team of craftsmen executing repairs and modifications to shipboard composite superstructure. The ideal candidate will possess composite manufacturing experience and shipboard installation trade skills but willing to learn all aspects of composite manufacturing and repair to supplement that skill base for work on shipboard composite structures. Prior composite manufacturing/lamination and shipboard installation trade experience is required. You will be working in a fast-paced industrial environment learning shipboard composite installation skills.


    • Upon hiring, candidates will undergo preliminary composite craft training.

    • Upon successful completion of preliminary composite craft training, candidates will then undergo additional, more advanced composite craft training and qualification specific to the DDG 1001 work to be accomplished. All candidates will demonstrate hands-on proficiency in composite structure repair and modification as a product of this training.

    • Candidates will also receive additional specialized composite training in bonded attachments and structural inserts.

    • Upon successful completion of training, you will supervise small (3-5 person) composite installation teams executing repairs and modifications to the composite superstructure of DDG 1001.

    • Adhere to all safety precautions associated with composite material and comply with all local, state and federal regulations when handling, transporting and disposing of composite material.

    • Maintain quality standards associated with composite material repair and installation.


    • 2 years composite manufacturing/lamination experience
    • 4 years shipboard trade experience
    • Trade Foreman/Supervisory experience
    • Willingness to be trained in shipboard composite repair and modification
    • Must be physically able to work in an industrial, shipyard and shipboard environment.
    • Must be able to climb ladders, work aloft on scaffolding, work in confined spaces and be able to lift 50 pounds.
    • Ability to read and interpret drawings
    • Willingness to work overtime to support peak schedule demands
    • Ability to obtain and maintain Navy DBIDS security credentials
    • Valid Security Clearance, or ability to qualify and maintain one

    EEO Statement

    R&P Technologies provides equal opportunity for all persons and prohibits discrimination in employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), veteran or marital status, or any other factor prohibited by law. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leave, compensation, and training.


    R&P maintains an Affirmative Action Plan to establish fair access to employment opportunities and to create a work community that is an accurate reflection of the qualified workforce. Due to security clearance requirements, U.S. citizenship is required for most positions


    R&P offers a highly competitive compensation package that includes contributions towards health insurance, 401(k) matching, and other non-salary benefits. Exact salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.


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