Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

4.7
160 votes for Sheet Metal Mechanic
Sheet metal mechanic provides input to estimating as to number of hours required to complete drawings for a project based on a given scope of work.

Sheet Metal Mechanic Duties & Responsibilities

To write an effective sheet metal mechanic job description, begin by listing detailed duties, responsibilities and expectations. We have included sheet metal mechanic job description templates that you can modify and use.

Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Locate and mark dimensions per plans, specifications and shop drawings
Ability to work from drawings, submittals, and specifications
Work with thin material .003 thin, shaping and pressing material
Able to laser weld / able to set up a 15 ton press and be able to read measuring equipment
Also has working experience measuring detail parts using a comparator
Work with and operate heavy machinery and must be able to operate a stand up and seated forklift
Operate in a noisy environment, must wear steel toe protection and safety glasses at all times
Will become an integral focal point within the Assembly and Test plant to ensure the achievement of organizational goals (safety, quality, cost, delivery)
Flexible schedule and strong commitment task to facilitate in providing seamless mechanic support during non-standard work times
Work with team members to layout, fabricate, assemble, and modify jet engine assembly or test articles, test stands, equipment, and support

Sheet Metal Mechanic Qualifications

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

Licensing or Certifications for Sheet Metal Mechanic

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: FAA, OSHA10, IX, ASME, PAC, OAP

Education for Sheet Metal Mechanic

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the 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 Associates, Education, Department of Education, Technical, Military, Aviation Maintenance, General Education, Government, Guidance, Aviation

Skills for Sheet Metal Mechanic

Desired skills for sheet metal mechanic include:

Job site safety ability to complete a company specific safety orientation
Building plans and working drawings to determine work aids and sequence of installations
Physical properties and working characteristics of sheet metal
Processes and equipment in related area
Blueprints
Drawings
Company forms by work specifications
Diagrams and schematics is mandatory
Equipment related to individual requirements
Microfilm

Desired experience for sheet metal mechanic includes:

The structures components will include but not be limited to fuselage, wing and flight control components
Interface with engineers, scientists and mechanics to provide design inputs
Use hand, pneumatic, power tools, water jet machine, small laths, mills, grinders, shears, brakes to construct and/or complete parts or assemblies of equipment to fabricate Research and Development (R&D) or experimental aircraft parts, tool
Perform routine/periodic maintenance of tools and equipment for the Sheet Metal Shop
Adhere to and comply with NASA’s and L-3 policies and regulations
Other Sheet metal related duties as required

Sheet Metal Mechanic Examples

1

Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a sheet metal mechanic. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for sheet metal mechanic
  • Repairing production sheet metal products and equipment such as control boxes, electronic closures, ventilation, and foundations in accordance with blueprints, drawings, and specifications
  • Assemble, clean, Analyze and Assemble Heat Exchangers, Ozone's, and or Oil Coolers
  • Access the 24-Hour Data Shop, Web applications, Good understanding of SAP system, and buy off assemble operations
  • OSHA 10 or OSHA 30 a must
  • Use of precision measuring devices
  • Perform checks
  • Completes work related paperwork and forms
  • Positions honeycomb core on template and masks off areas to be cut
  • Trims, files, grinds, deburrs, buffs, and smooths surfaces
  • Operates overhead crane to immerse racks into chemical baths for pre-determined length of time
Qualifications for sheet metal mechanic
  • An A&P license shall be considered equivalent to three (3) years’ experience within the aircraft field
  • Must have completed military aviation maintenance training, aircraft maintenance technical school curriculum or possess an FAA issued A&P license
  • Candidates with prior AVIM/AVUM phase level U.S. Army rotary aircraft maintenance experience on AH-64 Apache will be highly preferred
  • Aircraft mechanics shall have F/16 or fighter jet experience in their specific aircraft maintenance occupational field in the military
  • A High School diploma with 3 years of general work experience
  • Must hold a valid Level I A&P Certificate
2

Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of sheet metal mechanic. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for sheet metal mechanic
  • Interpret drawings related to the job
  • Uses spray equipment to spray specified amount of thickness of primer onto prepared surfaces
  • Reads and follows engineering pictorials for the masking and priming of parts, and the inspection of parts for defects
  • Records completion of painting operations on planning documents
  • Understands coating and cure times and schedules work to meet schedule requirements
  • The repair, fabrication, modification, and installation of sheet metal parts, items, and assemblies
  • Producing components and custom fabrications from raw sheet metal
  • Using equipment such as punch press, cnc press brake, shears and deburring/grinding wheels
  • Positions aluminum honeycomb core or titanium foil parts on template and masks off areas to be cut
  • Lay out and mark dimensions, reference lines, and hole locations on material to develop and trace patterns of product or part to tolerance mating/fits according to paperwork or written/verbal instructions
Qualifications for sheet metal mechanic
  • Lift 75 lbs comfortably with or without a reasonable accommodation
  • Minimum 2 years sheetmetal experience
  • Please complete the on-line application
  • This job posting may have an additional video interview (Green Job) requirement
  • Must be a High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum seven (7) years actual and recent aircraft maintenance experience is required
  • A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers
3

Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is looking for a sheet metal mechanic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for sheet metal mechanic
  • Performs checks
  • Calculating sheet metal layouts
  • Inspecting assemblies and installations for conformance to specifications
  • May be monitoring and verifying quality in accordance with statistical process or other process or control procedures
  • Selects gauge and type of sheet metal such as galvanized iron, copper, steel, or aluminum, or non-metallic material such as plastics or fiberglass, according to product specifications
  • Shapes metal material over anvil, block, or other form
  • Trims, files, grinds, deburrs, buffs, and smoothes surfaces
  • Welds, solders, bolts, rivets, screws, clips, caulks, or bonds component parts to assemble products
  • Repairs and maintains sheet metal products
  • Will perform duties as a Depot level sheet metal mechanic on the Advanced Airframe Repair Team (AART) conducting depot level repairs on all Army airframes in the region
Qualifications for sheet metal mechanic
  • Three (3) years required
  • Thorough knowledge of aviation structural repair requirements and techniques
  • Detailed knowledge of job specific tooling
  • Be able to read a protractor
  • Able to read a tape measure and calipers
  • 3+ years experience in Metal Duct, Spiral Duct, Exposed and fabrication
4

Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a sheet metal mechanic. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for sheet metal mechanic
  • Drill and screw, rivet, solder, spot weld, staple and tape or use standard locks, drives, seams, clips and connectors to join details
  • Prepare area to accept items made, lay out and trim access holes, measure and locate position for hangers and brackets, make, position and anchor as required
  • Install items and secure in place, check and correct any areas of interference or recommend changes as required to overcome unforeseen difficulties which might necessitate remake or rerouting of intended systems such as might be encountered in installing duct work or sheet metal pipe
  • Insulate duct work or other items cutting material, gluing or stapling and taping as required
  • Duct work experience is a plus as well
  • Assemble, clean, Analyze and Assemble Water Separators & Ozone's
  • Perform sheet metal installation
  • Provide sheet metal instruction to the sheet metal helpers if needed
  • Assist other team members with welding, pipe fitting or other duties as necessary
  • Ability to work weekends and/or evenings as necessary
Qualifications for sheet metal mechanic
  • Must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators
  • Must have basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers
  • Worked as a Helper(1yr.min)
  • Must be highly detail oriented and precise, as the position requires customer specifications to be followed with very little room for error
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, work orders, work instructions, and procedures and customers specifications
  • High School diploma or GED with a minimum of 5 years of experience in sheet metal (Aviation experience preferred)
5

Sheet Metal Mechanic Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for a 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 sheet metal mechanic
  • Select gauges and types of sheet metal according to product specifications
  • Fasten seams and joints together with welds, bolts, cement, rivets, solder, caulks, metal drive clips, and bonds
  • Fabricate and alter parts using shears, hammers, punches, and drills
  • Experience in shop equipment (shears, roll & hydraulic press brakes, hand brakes)
  • Have a basic understanding of computer processes involved in daily operations
  • Sets up and operates conventional breaks, shears and rollers
  • Be familiar with using Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAM) for converting Computer Aided Design data to Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) Turret Punches
  • Fabricate fixtures to facilitate the fabrication of sheet metal parts for prototype and production runs
  • Hanging and installing sheet metal duct
  • Be skilled in molding sheet metal
Qualifications for sheet metal mechanic
  • Prefer experience in both structures and rigging
  • Artistic background
  • Must be willing and able to travel on road trips
  • Must be willing and able to rotate shifts
  • Work independently or with minimal direction from Supervisor
  • Must have minimum 5 years verifiable working experience

Related Job Descriptions

Resume Builder

Create a Resume in Minutes with Professional Resume Templates