Job Title: Aircraft Structures Technician
Location: Cincinnati Greater Northern Kentucky International Airport, Erlanger Kentucky
$2000.00 Sign on bonus
$1500.00 Relocation Bonus
FEAM is the MRO leader in Aircraft Line Maintenance Engineering in the U.S. FEAM leads the Line Maintenance industry with advanced aircraft repair capabilities, a wide line station network and vast approvals for all current and next-generation aircraft to include B787 and A350 aircraft. FEAM places special emphasis on technical training, uncompromising quality controls, and continuous improvement principles. With these effective measures in place, FEAM delivers best in innovative technical services for all commercial aircraft operators.
The Structures Technician is responsible for performing routine and non-routine heavy commercial aircraft maintenance and/or modifications in an MRO environment, including design of repair layout, routine open/close, performing sheet metal and structural repairs, component tagging, circuit breaker lockout/tag-out and safe/proficient use of ground support equipment.
- Read, interpret, plan & work from Structural Repair Manuals, engineering drawings and Service Bulletins.
- Assist, guide, train, oversee and evaluate others
- Attentiveness and knowledge of aircraft schedule /assigned job budget
- Meet completion timelines
- Complete skin repairs requiring doublers or triplers containing complex contours
- Complete complex repairs and replacements that require substantial disassembly, such as wing spar, keel beam or other support structures.
- Perform and document all work performed per appropriate manuals and regulations as required
- Adhere to FEAM General Work Requirements
- Comply with environmental health and safety policies/procedures, participate in 5-S activities, and perform work in a safe and timely manner
- Remove / install aircraft components as required
- Perform minor structural repairs on composite components
- Assist in conducting hidden damage inspection of aircraft structures
- Assist with complex structural repairs either on or off aircraft
- Operate ground support equipment as required
- Assist with aircraft component repair
- Perform mechanical / electrical removals and installations as required
- May assist with maintenance at off-site locations
- Assist maintenance as required
- Inspect confined areas of airframe
- Assist in designing, modifying, and welding metal fixtures as required
- Assist in providing time estimates as required
- Must be able to read and write English
- Must pass airport security background checks and travel for work as required
- Must have Good organizational skills and ability to manage multiple priorities
- Must have a high school diploma or equivalent
- Must have a Current Valid Driver’s License
- Must have a current valid FAA Airframe & Powerplant License
- Must be able to frequently stand, walk, continually utilize hand, and finger dexterity, climb, balance, bend, or crawl, occasionally from heights in precarious places
- Must be able to frequently lift/push/carry items up to 50 pounds
- Awareness that he/she will be working near and around moving mechanical parts, around fumes, airborne particles, or toxic chemicals and exposure to loud noises
- Ability to operate equipment and read technical information
- Exposure to weather conditions outside as well as non-weather conditions such as extreme heat or cold
- Prefer 2 to 5 years of experience working aircraft structures
Compensation and Benefits
FEAM Aero, in addition to a good working environment and competitive pay, it is FEAM’s policy to provide a combination of supplemental benefits to all eligible FULL-TIME employees. FEAM offers Medical, Dental and a Vision Plan. Vacation and sick time-, short- and long-term disability, accidental insurance, supplemental life, FSA (Flexible Spending Account) and Critical illness Insurance.
Additionally, FEAM places special emphasis on technical training. FEAM is a leader in EASA Level Technical Aviation Training Globally. FEAM is one of very few U.S. MRO organizations that provides EASA 147 maintenance training.
In addition to the competitive benefits FEAM offers -4 day and -3-day work weeks.
FEAM is an Equal Opportunity Employer that does not discriminate based on actual or perceived race, creed, color, religion, alienage or national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sex, marital status, pregnancy, military or veteran status, sexual orientation, genetic information, arrest record, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Our management team is dedicated to this policy with respect to recruitment, hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, training, compensation, benefits, employee activities and general treatment during employment