Bonding Engineering Technician

Date: May 4, 2024

Location: Baltimore, MD, US, 21220

Company: STENAHCM20

About Us:
Middle River Aerostructure Systems is a world-leading manufacturer of thrust reversers (the braking system on a jet engine), engine nacelle components and specialized aerostructures. It supplies and supports these products for engine makers, airplane manufacturers and aircraft operators. Located on Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay near Baltimore, MRAS has a 1.7-million sq. ft. facility situated on 180 acres – where the company and its predecessors have designed, built and equipped civil and military aircraft for over 90 years. In 2019, MRAS was acquired by ST Engineering North America, the U.S. affiliate of Singapore-based ST Engineering – becoming a part of its global network of aerospace facilities and offices. With the ownership change, the company was renamed Middle River Aerostructure Systems.




Role Summary/Purpose:

The Engineering Technician will have responsibility of specific laboratory functions supporting the bonding fabrication of developmental processes, certification of materials and processes for composite & metallic materials. In addition, the Technician will be called upon to participate across other lab functional areas based on the work demand and priorities each day.


Essential Responsibilities:

  • Works with supervision using drawings, process instructions, test plans or other written specifications to perform job duties.
  • Under direction of Team Leaders, responsible for meeting technical, schedule, cost, quality, and safety
  • requirements.
  • Must be able to operate equipment within the assigned lab function and perform hands on work.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, and use of MS Office applications such as Word, Excel,
  • PowerPoint, or equivalent software.




  • GED or diploma from accredited school.
  • Minimum 1 year experience in a composite bonding manufacturing environment or an associates degree from an accredited university.
  • Basic understanding of engineering drawings and tolerancing, including material identification and ply tables.
  • Demonstrated ability using various measurement techniques – scales, calipers, indexes, etc…
  • Have current vehicle driver’s license to enable use of electric lift, tow, and transportation golf cart type of equipment certification.


Desired Characteristics:

  • Metallic & Composite test specimen fabrication experience.
  • Administration experience, recording, filing data using computer entry / collection.
  • Understanding of and experience with Metallic & Composite Mechanical Bonding and fabrication processes using industry standards (ASTMs, NAS, MIL-SPECs) and their various specimen fabrication methods.
  • Self-Motivated Team Player
  • Understanding the importance of schedule, costs and Customer responsiveness of tasking
  • Experience with NADCAP or customer audits
  • Assembly and familiarization with hand tools experience
  • Ability to multitask and handles tasks with competing priorities effectively
  • Detail oriented and basic computer skills with experience with Microsoft Office applications
  • Familiarity with SAP applications
  • Previous experience leading teams




MRAS is an equal opportunity employer and service provider and does not discriminate on the basis of race, age, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, citizenship status, sexual orientation, disability, political affiliation or belief, or any other protected class. We are committed to the principles of Equal Opportunity Employment and are dedicated to making employment decisions based on merit and value.

Nearest Major Market: Baltimore