JOB TITLE: Aircraft Mechanic II - Structural - VC LOCATION: San Antonio, TX Very exciting opportunity to work with one of the worlds largest aerospace companies! The contracts are regularly extended, and direct opportunities are often available. Qualifying Questions: Are you a US perso

Aircraft Mechanic II - Structural - VC

The Structures Company • 
San Antonio, Texas, United States
Position Type: Contractor
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JOB TITLE: Aircraft Mechanic II - Structural - VC

LOCATION: San Antonio, TX

Very exciting opportunity to work with one of the worlds largest aerospace companies! The contracts are regularly extended, and direct opportunities are often available.

Qualifying Questions:

    Are you a US persons as noted in the Job description? Do you meet the educational requirements for this job? Do you meet the experience requirements for this job? Are you able to commute to the job location or are you able to relocate for the role?

Details:

    Contract 12 mos. - potential for extended term Medical, dental, and vision plan with United Healthcare Robust 401K Potential for bonuses Sick pay, and holiday pay for those who qualify

Summary:

    Seeking structures mechanics to support the VC-25B Program in San Antonio, TX. This mechanic will maintain, repair and modify aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures manuals. Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.

POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

    Perform close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures and fracture critical areas. Locating blind holes necessary for installation of new structural items to existing structure. Perform efforts associated with sealing, painting, shimming, and preserving structure in accordance with standard repair processes. Demonstrates the capability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specification, and retrofit requirements to perform structural modification/repair. Ability to proficiently access and manipulate computer systems daily for work instructions, drawings, and training. Use of tooling assemblies and fixtures for depot level modification and repair of structural parts. Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures manuals. Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair. A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required. The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests. This candidate will be responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications. Operate a forklift, mobile crane, and riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment. Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work. Must be able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that may frequently change to support mission requirements and may include weekends and holidays. Mission requirements and/or workload may require both scheduled and unscheduled overtime.

Desired Skills:

    High school or GED 4+ years of on-aircraft heavy structures experience. Please clearly indicate on your resume your aircraft platform experience and years of experience with aircraft heavy structures. Demonstrated experience on close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures including doublers, triplers, seat tracks, planks, stringers, etc. The ability to obtain customer approval for aircraft access, for which Dual citizenship or prior citizenship of any other country may preclude the ability to obtain access.
Ability to perform the following requirements:
    The candidate must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds. Exposure to noise, working on elevated platforms Use personal protective gear for face, eyes, ears, hand, and arms as required. Pass visual acuity and color perception tests Read, write, and comprehend the English language Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material Obtain & maintain training certifications as required to support assignment responsibilities Occasional (1 to 3 hrs) finger manipulation On occasion, a 2-person lift may be necessary for weights greater than 50 lbs Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs) Frequent walking on flat surfaces Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bend/stoop, lying down, and operate foot controls for an extended period of time Occasional contact with metals Frequent exposure to noise
Basic Qualificationg (Required Skills/Experience):
    Position requires 4+ years of experience in those duties as previously described for satisfactory performance. Knowledgeable in shop mathematics and practices Experience in working with schematics, specifications, assembly drawings and standard operating procedures. Proficient in computer skills including but not limited to: aircraft related systems and basic office software. This position will require the ability to obtain customer approval for access. Dual citizenship or prior citizenship of any other country may preclude ability to obtain access. A 3rd party background check relating to personal and business finances, residences, employment history, past drug use, prior military service, and criminal behavior will be conducted.

Job Requirements:
Preferred Qualifications (Desired Skills/Experience):
    Experience with Very Important Person (VIP) aircraft or specialty aircraft interiors installations within the last ten (10) years. FAA certification in Airframe and/or Power Plant license is preferred
Additional Skills: Training:
    Successful completion of training is a contingency for this assignment OJT or formal classroom training

BONUS & PER DIEM OFFERED:
    Per diem is authorized for structures mechanics only to the amount of #####/week (candidates must be eligible for per diem). Program is offering a sign on bonus of 5,000.00 (contingent upon completion/passing of training and PL1 access, granted to those that stay on program 60 calendar days after training is completed, not to include leave without pay for any reason). Program is offering an assignment completion bonus 5,000.00 (180 times through turnstyle).

PL1 Access:
This position will require the ability to obtain customer approval for access. Dual citizenship or prior citizenship of any other country may preclude ability to obtain access. A 3rd party background check relating to personal and business finances, residences, employment history, past drug use, prior military service, and criminal behavior will be conducted.

MILITARY:
Please include terminal leave date on resume

DEVIATION:
Program is approved for start deviation- Drug screen must be complete & clear

The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service.

We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States.

The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)

Keywords: aerospace, aviation, aircraft

The Structures Company is a national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract to hire, and direct hire placement opportunities. Our clients rely on us to support their engineering, IT, Production, Maintenance & Repair, and support staff. Our niche recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to the majority of our clients. They will help you identify the opportunity that best fits your interests while also providing industry-leading customer service. We support the majority of aerospace OEM's and tier 1 suppliers across the United States. The Structures Company LLC is an Affirmative Action/ Equal Opportunity Employer (or AA/ EOE)

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