Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

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Aircraft sheet metal mechanic provides technical leadership on aircraft level integration problems, including technical assessment of novel concepts at aircraft and propulsion system level and creation of low and high fidelity models for aircraft and propulsion systems.

Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Uses a knowledge of electrical theory and of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers
Uses a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts
Uses a working knowledge of technical publications and the Government STAMIS to make entries in aircraft logs and records
Plan layout of the component, and draw sections, profiles, and contour lines to the exact scale (within .003 of an inch)
Independently plan and make decisions from initial stages, in making up templates to the final stages of manufacturing the aircraft component/structure
Utilize development methods such as radial, parallel lines, triangulation, trigonometry, and other mathematics to design parts
Develop patterns, cut, forms, join, assemble, and install items and systems which have combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves, angles, and planes
Prepare surfaces and apply protective coatings to a variety of materials, such as sheet metal, honeycomb, radomes, and composites, then correctly disposes of hazardous waste products
Perform sheet metal mechanic duties in a safe manner, utilizing safety practices and complying with established safety rules and regulations
Operate and maintain complex hand and power tools and equipment such as slip roll forming machines, box and pan brakes, beading and tubing machines to fabricate and repair items

Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic

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Education for Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the aircraft sheet metal mechanic job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as High School and Associate Degree in Department of Education, Education, Technical, Government, Guidance, Drawing, Mathematics, Associates, Performance

Skills for Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic

Desired skills for aircraft sheet metal mechanic include:

Ability to fabricate structural parts and shapes metal IAW drawings
Army's ULLS-AE system
Dial indicators
Torque wrenches
Sheet metal brakes and sheers
Micrometers
Aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting
Repair procedures and replacement of parts
Aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair
ULLS-AE

Desired experience for aircraft sheet metal mechanic includes:

Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sounds by ear over telephone
High school graduate or equivalent is desirable
5 years Aviation experience required
Complete tool box inventory sheets and be shadowed prior to arrival at site
Must be able travel to customer supported sites for work (75% travel)

Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Examples

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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an aircraft sheet metal mechanic. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Operate aircraft towing equipment in towing operations
  • Recover disabled aircraft
  • Perform preventive maintenance inspections on aircraft and aircraft systems and subsystems
  • Service ground support equipment
  • Complete maintenance documentation accurately using ULLS-A, and required forms, as required by job assignment
  • Operate motor vehicles, machines and special purpose equipment as required by the job assignment
  • Perform PMCS and inspection documentation on vehicles, tools and equipment
  • Ensure that tools and equipment used by the employee in the classification are properly calibrated
  • Use most current approved methods and publications in the performance of the assigned job
  • Perform the duties of lower classified employees within the line of progression when assigned
Qualifications for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Must be a current member of the AF Reserves or willing/qualified to join
  • Travel and relocation expenses will not be paid
  • McConnell AFB, KS
  • PCS will be paid in accordance with JTR Vol 2 and applicable AF Regulations
  • Military AFSC and Grade 2A773/E-6
  • Lemoore Naval Air Station, CA
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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of aircraft sheet metal mechanic. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Receives technical assistance, as required, from higher-level technician
  • Prioritize workloads and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks
  • Inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Aircraft Mechanic I
  • When designated shall obtain DoD EPA Refrigerant Processing Certificate Section 608 Technician Certification (Universal) or Minimum Type II
  • May be designated as a Foreign Object Elimination/Foreign Object Debris (FOE/FOD) Program Administrator
  • As qualified and when required can perform non-crew member duties
  • When selected, qualified and trained IAW contact requirements will perform aircraft condition evaluations (ACE) inspection duties
  • When required can use Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for job duties
  • Mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills
  • When qualified and when required can perform non-crew member duties
Qualifications for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Meridian, MS
  • You must maintain membership in National Guard for continued employment
  • Kelly AFB, TX
  • Baseline physical is required within 90 days of employment
  • Elmendorf AFB, AK
  • Corpus Christi, TX
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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an aircraft sheet metal mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Three to Five years (3 to 5 years) of Sheet Metal work on UH-60, AH64 or CH47
  • As required, instructs military and other personnel in all phases of incumbent's assigned duties and responsibilities
  • Must have a High School degree
  • Must have experience in functions such as gas and electric welding, boring, milling, shaping, grinding metal, or using precision measuring devices
  • Knowledge of metal repair and fabrication processes
  • Prefer candidates with previous MWO experience
Qualifications for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and a government background check
  • Birmingham, AL 1 vacancy
  • Must be capable of performing tasks in cramped, awkward, and strained positions and/or climbing up and down ladders, work platforms, scaffolding, and aircraft structures
  • Must be capable of carrying items up to 40 pounds and on heavier items must seek assistance of other workers or weight lifting devices
  • Must be capable of wearing cumbersome PPE for Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) operations
  • Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States
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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for an aircraft sheet metal mechanic. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in at least one aircraft type
  • Possess knowledge of basic computer skills sufficient to use Government computer system to access various technical references for airframe repairs and Government training requirements
  • Possess a valid United States driver's license
  • Must be capable of carrying items up to 40 pounds or, for heavier objects, must seek assistance of other workers or weight lifting devices
  • Must be capable of wearing cumbersome personal protective equipment for HAZMAT operations
  • Benefits package available immediately (Medical, Dental, Vision, 401K, Paid Time Off (PTO), Paid Holidays, Life Insurance, Short Term Disability Insurance, Long Term Disability Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement and others)
Qualifications for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Must be able to obtain a NACI and a CAC for network computer access
  • Knowledge of aircraft construction features
  • Completion of a basic or craftsman aircraft structural maintenance course is mandatory
  • Experienced dealing with corrosion identification, prevention, and repair
  • Valid FAA A&P license preferred
  • Minimum of 4 years experience performing sheet-metal depot level repairs on aircraft
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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an aircraft sheet metal mechanic. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Minimum six (6) years of sheet metal experience performing aircraft modifications or demonstrated aptitude
  • Strong aptitude to read and interpret mechanical drawings
  • Ability to obtain a secret security clearance therefore must be a US Citizen
  • Heavy modification/integration/repair sheet metal experience on aircraft
Qualifications for aircraft sheet metal mechanic
  • Minimum of 2 years’ structures/sheet metal experience in an aerospace, automotive, military, manufacturing and/or maintenance environment
  • Ability obtain Secret DOD clearance
  • Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment
  • Perform aircraft maintenance to FAA standards and as directed by the Site Supervisor for assigned aircraft
  • Must be able to read and interpret manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Possess the level of experience to carry out all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics

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