Duties and Responsibilites:
Repair body or structure of aircraft according to specifications.Reinstall repaired or replacement parts for subsequent riveting or welding, using clamps and wrenches.Read work orders, job instruction cards, blueprints, and specifications or examine sample or damaged parts or structures to determine repairs or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations.Locate and mark dimension and reference lines on defective or replacement parts, using templates, scribes, compass, and steel rule.Cure bonded structures, using portable or stationary curing equipment.Communicate with other workers to fit and align heavy parts or expedite processing of repair parts.Clean, strip, prime and sand structural surfaces and materials prior to bonding.Repair or fabricate defective sections or parts, using metal fabricating machines, saws, brakes, shears, and grinders.Remove or cut out defective parts or drill holes to gain access to internal defects or damages, using drill and punch.Other duties may be assigned.
Qualifcations and Requirements:
Airframe and Powerplant license not required but must have at least 3-5 years aviation sheetmetal experience. Must be able to read and write English and be able to comprehend and apply information contained in technical manuals.Must be able to accomplish any and all repairs, modifications, engineering orders, etc, with very little to no assistance. Must be able to use the FAA approved data proficiently. (i.e., IPC, AMM, OHM, SRM.) Knowledge of design techniques, principles, tools and instruments involved in the production and use of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.High School Diploma or equivalent.Successfully complete a fingerprint-based Criminal History Records check prior to beginning work.Must meet the physical requirements which qualify a person to perform essential job functions including the ability to lift at least 70 pounds. Must be willing to work rotating or fixed shifts. A valid clear driver's license.
As required by the FAA for all persons in safety-sensitive positions, candidates selected for this position are subject to a drug test.