*Note: This position is also entitled to an additional $4.27 per hour for Health and Welfare... to aid in off-setting the cost of benefits.
Maintains, repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in 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.
Location: Oceana, VA
FLSA: Hourly SCA
Contract Status: Current
Duties and responsibilities
Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, 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 in order to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
Contractor personnel shall perform a full range of aircraft sheet metal duties including, but not limited to, disassemble, modify, repair, and reassemble complex aircraft metal items and systems, e.g., bulkheads, airframes, spars, air scoops, wings, flaps, pylons, sponsons, fuselages, skins, ribs, gussets and fuel tanks. These items and systems have combined straight and curved edges and irregular curves and planes. Contractor personnel shall analyze and evaluate structural damage to metal systems and items; develop patterns using a combination of parallel and radial line development; fabricate, install, and repair a variety of items and systems made from a wide variety of metals, e.g., stainless steel, copper sheet, magnesium, honeycomb, alloys, aluminum; replace sections and patch old systems; cut, bend, shape, and form metals for items that have numerous irregular angles, planes, and curves with varying pitch and circumference; use a variety of assembly joints, complex fastening systems, riveted or welded joints, drill or punch holes; and assemble or repair items by seaming, soldering, bolting, screwing, riveting, tacking, and spot welding. Assembly methods shall meet appearance and strength standards, as well as critical tolerances. As a condition of employment Contractor personnel will be required to pass a FRCSE administered certification skills examination.
Contractor personnel shall use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, protractors, snap ring, height, depth, dial and screw pitch gauges, squares, rulers, trammel points, and sine bars. Contractor personnel will also be required to use oxyacetylene cutting torches and electric arc welding machines.
Contractor personnel shall have at least two years of documented experience in Aerospace and/or Aircraft Sheet metal procedures and processes. The Contractor shall provide verification to the COR of this experience during the first 30 days of performance and/or upon hiring. FRCSE Quality Assurance personnel will provide Contractor personnel with cold working/hole quality special skill certification training and will provide and subject Contractor personnel to recertification requirements pursuant to FRCSEINST 4855.6C Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) 6.2-5(6.4).
Working knowledge of technical publicationsMust be able to prioritize workload in order to maintain schedules on assigned projectsMust be able to read, write and speak English fluentlyAble to deal with stressful situation while maintaining a professional attitudeMay be required to work different shiftsMay be required to travelMust be able to obtain and maintain security clearances and access as required by the contract
Aircraft maintenance environmentIn and around aircraft and ground support equipment, maybe subject to loud noises, exhaust fumes, dust, extreme weather conditionsMust be able to work all shifts as needed, shift times/ work weeks may be altered to meet customer requirements with minimum amount of notification
Must be able to safely move about in aircraft maintenance environmentMust be able to sit, stand, squat, walk, and talk for extended periods during shift
Reports directly to the Working Lead and Site Supervisor.