SUMMARY:  Works closely with other mechanics and maintenance personnel on aircraft structural modifications, upgrades, and repairs. Locates cracks, breaks, holes, and dents in aircraft sheet metal structures and determines appropriate repairs from technical data to restore components to original str

F-16 Sheetmetal Mechanic

AAR Corp. • 
Bydgoszcz, Kujawsko-Pomorskie Poland, International, International
Position Type: Contractor
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Job Description:
SUMMARY:
 
Works closely with other mechanics and maintenance personnel on aircraft structural modifications, upgrades, and repairs. Locates cracks, breaks, holes, and dents in aircraft sheet metal structures and determines appropriate repairs from technical data to restore components to original strength. Identifies damaged or weakened structures, including skins, stringers, bulkheads, and ribs and develops appropriate repair plan to restore component airworthiness. Reads and interprets blueprints and determines dimensions, angles, and contours in performance of structural repair.
 
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Reports on work order status to the Lead Mechanic.
  • Ensures all work is done according to specification, regulation, and company policy.
  • Ensures that all tools and associated equipment are 100% accounted for.
  • Responds to work orders in a timely manner with emphasis on operations support.
  • Able to communicate effectively and work well as a member of a team
  • Assists with other duties as required to support the customer and mission.
  • Conducts oneself professionally through appearance and conduct.
  • All other duties as assigned.
CORE COMPETENCIES:
  • Strategic Management
  • Change of Direction
  • Building relationships and partnerships
  • Transformational
  • Focus
  • Accountability
Job Requirements:
QUALIFICATIONS
 
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
  • High School Diploma
  • A&P License desired or proof of specialized aircraft structural repair course completions.
  • Must have experience with structures / sheet metal or composite repairs, alterations, installations, fabrication, and modifications
  • Minimum of 5 years aircraft structural repair experience on fighter aircraft; F-16 structural repair experience preferred (other aircraft may be considered).
  • 1-year full time field service in the last 3 years.
  • Experience in reading, comprehending, and interpreting technical documents, including manuals, technical data, and blueprints.
  • Knowledge of the assigned airframe, technical manuals, and publications.
  • Working knowledge of assigned aircraft forms and records and standard operating procedures.
  • Ability to communicate fluently in the English language
  • Basic knowledge of various computer applications such as Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook).
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS/WORKING ENVIRONMENT:
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds to waist level and 30 pounds to shoulder height.
  • Must be able to lift and carry parts, tooling, and other awkward items sometimes weighing up to 50 lbs, including walking up and down stairs, aircraft maintenance stands, and platforms
  • Requires intermittent standing, walking, sitting, squatting, stretching, and bending throughout the workday
  • Must be able to see and hear or use prosthetics that will enable these senses to function adequately to assure that the requirements of this position can be fully met.
  • If a Contractor Field Team (CFT) is required, may be required to perform duties at remote and austere locations.
  • Must be fully vaccinated against COVID and have had the booster.
AAR is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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