"Thin" Sheet Metal Mechanic - Madison, MS

Madison, MS
Post Date:
June 19, 2017
Job Status:


Job Description

Engages in production activities by repairing and overhauling aviation sheet metal components to include but not limited to: flight control assemblies, doors, panels and any other sheet metal components. The candidate is responsible to service, troubleshoot, repair and inspect sheet metal components to comply with airworthiness standards.

Examples of work performed in this classification include, but are not limited to, the following tasks. These tasks may be amended or other tasks may be assigned as necessary.

• Personally assesses, repairs, rebuilds, inspects, and brings sheet metal component back to their original “like new” condition

• Assist in troubleshooting system malfunctions to formulate corrective actions.

• Insures compliance with Service Bulletins, Instructions and Airworthiness Directives.

• Complies with safety and tool control program requirements.

• Ensures materials issued for assigned tasks are the correct items to repair the problem.

• Provides on-the-job training to new employees as required by Crew Chief.

• Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers businesses and coworkers.

• Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.

• Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company and regulatory bodies.

• This job does not have supervisory responsibilities.


Requirements and Qualifications

  • Five (5) years of experience in work directly-related to repair of sheet metal components for fixed wing aircraft.
  • MUST have Experience in repairing and overhauling .016 to.100 metal skins;

• Ability to repair/overhaul components in a Jig fixture;

• Repair airframe components and assemblies using technical manuals, service bulletins, blue print and other approved data;

• Ability to read precision measuring tools and instruments;

• Locate and mark dimension and reference lines on defective or replacement parts, using templates, scribe, compass, and steel rule;

• Communicate with other workers to fit and align heavy parts or expedite processing of repair parts;

• Repair or fabricate defective sections or parts, using metal fabricating machines, saws, brakes, sheers, and grinders;

• Understanding and using the English language both oral and written to communicate information or ideas to another person or persons;

• Reading and interpreting documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals;

• adding, subtracting, multiplying and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals;

• interpreting a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; planning and organizing;

• creating, entering, retrieving and printing from current software packages such as; Excel and Word;

• demonstrating problem analysis and independent decision making;

• recognizing or identifying the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem;

• be skilled in the use of sheet metal hand tools i.e. rivet guns, drills and grinders;

• interpreting drawings and specifications of components;

PlaneTechs Recruiting
Phone: 800-669-5627

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