JOB TITLE: Aircraft Mechanic II - Heavy Structural - C17 LOCATION: San Antonio, TX PAY RATE: $36.23 per hour. ***MUST BE US PERSONS*** Very exciting opportunity to work with one of the worlds largest aerospace companies! The contracts are regularly extended, and direct opportunities are often

Aircraft Mechanic II - Heavy Structural - C17

The Structures Company • 
San Antonio, Texas, USA
Position Type: Contractor
Job Description:

JOB TITLE: Aircraft Mechanic II - Heavy Structural - C17

LOCATION: San Antonio, TX

PAY RATE: $36.23 per hour.

***MUST BE US PERSONS***

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 person, as noted in the Job description?

    Do you meet the jobs educational and experience requirements?

    Can you either commute to the job location or relocate for the position?

Details:

    12-month contract with opportunities for extension

    Medical, dental, and vision coverage through Cigna

    Potential for bonuses

    As a Tier One supplier We have priority!

    1,000s of openings nationwide

Summary:

    Maintain, repair, and modify 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 operation.

    Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufacturers manuals.

    Perform close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures and fracture critical areas.

    Locate blind holes necessary for installation of new structural items to existing structure.

    Perform efforts associated with sealing, painting, shimming, and preserving structure by standard repair processes.

    Demonstrates the ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specifications, 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 and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.

    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 and/or maintenance efforts.

    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.

    Work statement is a non-managerial role, non-leadership role

    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.

Required Skills:

    High school or GED

    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.

    Must be able to work various shifts.

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

Desired Skills:

    Experience with Depot Level/Heavy Structures maintenance

    Experience working with titanium aircraft structures.

    Experience working on or around Executive Fleet Platform

    Operate a forklift, mobile crane, and riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment.

    FAA certification in Airframe and/or Power Plant license is preferred

*ITAR Definition

Under 120.14 of the ITAR a U.S. person is defined as a person who is a lawful permanent resident of the United States. A lawful permanent resident is further defined by 8 U.S.C. 1101(a)(20). A U.S. Person is also a protected individual which is defined by 8 U.S.C. 1324b(a)(3).


The Structures Company is a leading national staffing firm specializing in contract, contract-to-hire, and direct hire placements. Our clients depend on us for comprehensive support across various domains, including engineering, IT, production, maintenance & repair, and support staff. Our specialized recruiting team is one of our biggest strengths and is why we are a top provider of talented professionals to 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 OEMs 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

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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 OEMs 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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