Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Featured
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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic job at Vertex Aerospace in Kingsville TX
Description, duties, responsibilities
Title: Aircraft Mechanic (DEPOT- Structures)- T-45 Program - Kingsville TX
Performs structural and sheet metal repairs and modifications to aircraft accessories and associated equipment. Must be knowledgeable about the operation and maintenance of structural metal equipment and machinery. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge and experience to solve structural repair problems. Provides technical assistance guidance and instruction to employees in the Aircraft Structural Mechanic classification.
Possess in-depth knowledge of aircraft structural maintenance practices applicable maintenance/ technical manuals and publications basic tools special tools test equipment and the operation and maintenance of structural repair equipment and machinery.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Performs modifications removal replacement and re-installation actions; part fabrication; layouts templates etc. for structural integrity quality and completeness of work.
Adjusts sets-up troubleshoots repairs and demonstrates correct usage of shop metalworking equipment hand tools powered tools fastener installation tooling and fixtures that are used for aircraft structural maintenance.
Develops designs recommends and determines structural repair and replacement requirements and procedures to include but not limited to fastener and material type damaged area cutouts etc.
Develops designs recommends inspects and determines metal plastic phenolic and fiberglass part fabrication procedures and template requirements to include layout fastener and material type quality and completeness of work.
Assists in P&E report preparation.
Sets-up and uses sight levels and transits. Performs aircraft optical alignment checks as required.
Provides technical assistance guidance and instruction as required.
Maintains and/or completes the required records and applicable maintenance forms.
Use schematics drawings charts and other applicable publications to troubleshoot repair test and modify assigned systems.
Performs aircraft inventory acceptance and transfer inspections.
CDI Certified as required.
Performs engine flight control and landing gear rigging.
May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.
Turn-up aircraft as required.
May be required to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.
Troubleshoot service and repair aircraft engines airframes and systems to ensure air-worthiness.
Repair replaces and rebuild major aircraft structures such as wings fuselage empennage and landing gear systems.
Performs aircraft surface controls engine and landing gear rigging.
Determine the feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components using the manufacturer s manuals service bulletins and applicable publications.
Remove and replace aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment.
Performs miscellaneous duties to include turn flushing cleaning lubing of aircraft systems and components.
Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.
Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.
Responsible for adhering to Company Tool Control Program.
Documents work accomplished on Maintenance Action Form (MAF) or NALCOMIS System.
Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience in the last six (6) years as an Airframe Structural Mechanic. Must be familiar with aircraft systems tools drawings schematics and normal safety requirements. Must have experience in corrosion detection treatment and prevention.
Must have at least a high school diploma or equivalent. Satisfactory completion of U.S. Navy aircraft structural repair AMS A or B school or equivalent aircraft structural repair courses preferred but not required. FAA Airframe license desired but not required. Must be able to meet any Government/Company licensing/qualification requirements for the position. Must be able to obtain the level of security clearance required by the Government. Must be able to read write speak and understand English. Must be able to obtain and maintain CAC and required DOD clearance. Must have a valid state drivers license.
Must obtain the following within six (6) months of the start date unless otherwise stated:
- Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent
- Hazardous Waste Communications Training
- FOD and TCP Awareness Trained
- Security Clearance Awareness Training
- OPNAV INST 4790.2 Program Awareness
- ISO 9001-2000 Program Awareness
- OIMA / NALCOMIS System
- Valid State Drivers License- Upon hire
- FAA Airframes and Power Plants (A&P) (desired)
- Support Equipment Operators License
- ESD Awareness Trained
- Hydraulic Contamination Trained
- Brake Rider Certified
- Tire and Wheel Certification
- Aircraft Towing Certification
- Collateral Duty Inspector
- Egress System Checkout
- Plane Captain Certified
- Fuel Surveillance Trained
- Close Hole Tolerance Trained - within 70 days
- Composite Repair Certified
- Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training
- Respirator Trained and Fitted
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