Aircraft Technician B Sheetmetal Featured
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Aircraft Technician B Sheetmetal job at Airbus Helicopters in Columbus MS
Description, duties, responsibilities
Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing manufacturing and delivering aerospace products services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected safer and more prosperous world.A commercial aircraft manufacturer with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia Europe and the Americas and has achieved a more than six fold order book increase since 2000.Position Summary:Aircraft Technician B - Sheet metal will perform work on assigned aircraft assemblies and parts in sheet metal area.Primary Responsibilities:Sheetmetal Installation: 80% Read detailed plans and diagrams and inspect and measure parts prior to assembly making sure parts are free of defects and are the right size. Install Sheet metal parts and assemblies in aircraft; assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft structure or systems operations and functions. Cut grind or trim parts to fit properly. Use tools such as drills grinders and rivet guns to assemble helicopters and parts. Fitting and assembling skins frames and other components. Work will consist of drilling fitting and riveting of the many sub-assemblies of the helicopter including such items as tail booms and stabilizers Follow Engineering Instructions and Company polices. Make adjustments or replace parts when needed Assist in the development of patterns or templates to simplify manufacturing processes and to assure proper dimensions Work with inspectors to run tests to determine whether the parts are assembled properly Cut file drill and ream metal plastic and rubber sections to prepare them for fasteningManufacturing Parts: 10% Perform layout of sheet parts by measuring and marking in preparation for cutting and forming operations Cut raw materials allowing for bend requirements flanges and crimping. Bolt rivet or chemically bond parts together Follow all OSHA safety and environmental regulationsAdministration: 10% SAP Time charging manage PTB and VACAdditional Responsibilities: As assignedQualified Experience / Skills / Training:Education:Required: HS diploma or equivalent required.Experience:Required: Minimum of two (2) years related experience; some experience may be substituted for education normally acquired in the attainment of an A&P license or a degree directly related to aircraft sheet metal or composite.Preferred: A&P Some trade school desirable. Basic Manufacturing Skills Classes / Blueprint Reading / CompositeLicensure/Certifications:Required: NonePreferred: A&PKnowledge Skills Demonstrated Capabilities:Required: Basic computer skills Read interpret and follow written technical data Familiarity with common sheet metal toolsCommunication Skills: Must be able read write and speak EnglishTravel Required: 5% Domestic and InternationalCitizenship: US Person under ITAR definition (U.S. Citizen green card holder or person covered under our existing ITAR license)Clearance: NoneDecision Making Complexity: This position has safety sensitive decisions on a daily basis. It also requires decisions that affect the delivery and quality of aircraft. Ability to read and understand Engineering Instruction (EIs) and use to determine if work is being performed in accordance with EIs requirements.Organizational information: Reports to Leads Sr. Tech A Techs and SupervisorDirect Reports: Exempt: 0 Non-exempt: 0Job Dimensions Contributions to Success: Works on and around aircraft whose mechanical assembly is the most important element in a successful delivery and a positive experience for the customerNature of Contacts: Moderate Communication on a regular Basis with internal and external partiesPhysical Requirements: Onsite: 95% Vision: able to see and read computer screen and other electronic equipment with screens able to read documents reports and engineering drawings. Daily Hearing: able to hear to participate in conversations in person and via teleconference or phone and to hear sounds on production floor including safety warnings or alarms. Daily Speaking: able to speak in conversations and meetings deliver information and participate in communications. Daily Equipment Operation: able to operate most office and personal electronic equipment and some tools including production tools such as hydraulic lifts. Daily Carrying: able to carry aircraft parts tools documents drawings and electronic equipment up to 30lbs. Daily Lifting: able to lift aircraft parts tools documents drawings and electronic equipment up to 30lbs. Daily Pushing / Pulling: able to push and pull some equipment aircraft parts and tools. Daily Sitting: able to sit for long periods of time in meetings working on computer. At least once a month Squatting / Kneeling: able to squat or kneel to work on an aircraft or part. Daily Standing: able to stand on production floor to work on an aircraft or part. Daily Travel: able to travel independently and at short notice. 5% Walking: able to walk through office and production areas including uneven surfaces. Daily Personal Protective Equipment required: Required PPE includes but is not limited to Safety Shoes Safety Glasses Hearing Protection Respirators/Masks and/or Protective Gloves as required by site and/or customer siteEqual Opportunity:All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race color sex sexual orientation gender identity religion national origin disability veteran status age marital status pregnancy genetic information or other legally protected status.This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and placed on assignment to Airbus Helicopters Inc. .As a matter of policy Airbus Helicopters Inc. does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.Airbus Helicopters Inc. does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Employment with Airbus is at will meaning either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time with or without cause with or without notice.NOTE: Airbus Helicopters Inc. reserves the right to revise or change job duties and responsibilities as the need arises. This position description does not constitute a written or implied contract of employment.
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