Lays out, fabricates assembles, mates, installs and functionally tests, checks or troubleshoots, and repairs production andprototype aircraft structures, parts and assemblies, mechanical and pneumatic. Performing work in this job occupational field requires the application of procedures, processes, and methods learned through technical and on-the-job training.
Major Tasks and Responsibilities
- Reads and interprets information from mechanical/structural, blueprints, planning, process specifications, diagrams, engineering drawings and sketches, and other instructions to determine the methods and sequence of operations to layout, assemble, and install precision parts and assemblies.
- Lays out coordinated hole patterns, cutouts, trim lines, mating points, assembly and installation locations using precision measuring instruments and equipment.
- Assembles and mates aircraft parts and assemblies.
- Attaches structural parts and assemblies using riveting and hand and power tools, hand trim and finish.
- Drills, routes, reams, countersinks, spot-faces and counter bores parts. Modifies or rebuilds parts to mold line or configuration changes.
- Modifies aircraft structure, installation and mechanical systems as directed and in accordance with engineering requirements.
- Fabricates, assembles, installs, hooks up, rigs and troubleshoots hydraulic, pneumatic and mechanical assemblies, subassemblies, operating mechanisms, electro-mechanical or hydro mechanical, parts and assemblies.
- Functionally checks, diagnoses, locates and corrects malfunctions, reworks/repairs any aircraft assembly, pneumatic, plumbing, hydraulic, mechanical, and rigging systems and structures and installations during assembly operations.
- Performs experimental and developmental work operations on experimental aircraft or assemblies.
- Assembles prefabricated parts into assemblies and mate major sections of aircraft assemblies.
- Incorporates major engineering changes and modifications.
- Improvise and fabricate temporary tooling, holding fixtures, and templates.
- Use hand and power tools, layout tools, hoists and mechanical lifting equipment, test fixtures, functional test equipment and precision measuring instruments.
- Experience with basic sheet metal, riveting, assembly methods and common shop practices.
- Experience interpreting and working from blueprints, sketches and written and verbal instructions, in English.
- Experience applying shop math.
- Capable of working any shift.
- Experience with rigging and installation of operating mechanisms structures, or assemblies and parts, or related systems and equipment is required.
Typical Education & Experience
This job requires a minimum of a high school education and minimum of 2 years of work related experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
Our client is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Our clients products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
As an employee of Strom Aviation, you will receive benefits including holiday pay, longevity pay, access to a 401K program and insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability). We offer travel pay, bonuses, and other incentives for some positions as well. A referral is the best compliment we can get, and Strom Aviation offers 2 different referral programs for our employees.
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