Read and interpret F-22 engineering drawings, technical manuals, structure repair manuals, understanding symbols, flags, and general notes - Identify aircraft locations by station, butt-line, and waterline as shown on engineering documentation and technical orders. Work with precision measuring instruments, micrometers, calipers, tape measures, and standard scales. Utilizes tools to include but not limited to drills, angle motors, shears, drill press, and pneumatic riveter. Fabricate detail parts such as shims, splices, gussets, angles, brackets, doublers, stiffeners, and patches - Use shop aids to facilitate assembly and installation as required.
Bonding of aircraft parts, assemblies and materials on complete and incomplete aircraft where methods and operational sequences are not established, complete information is not readily available, and tooling is not provided or is inadequate, exercising a complete knowledge of bonding practices, procedures, makes layouts and locates parts and material for exacting fit where critical surface contours, edge distances or coordinated dimensions must be established and maintained; completes all bonding operations exercising ingenuity in determining the most efficient fabrication and assembly methods; verifies application/condition of installed materials for conformity to specifications and determines material and time required to perform repairs; removes, takes corrective action and makes reinstallations where design and modification changes. Sets up and operates various types of material testers and mixers.
Record data and procedural information for future use by others. Improvises shop aids to facilitate fabrication, application or assembly operations. Fabricates shims, brackets and plates as required and performs assembly operations such as trimming, filing, drilling, riveting, reforming and fitting of parts and details, and removing burrs or other surface imperfections as required.
Candidate must have a minimum of 8 years’ experience in fighter aircraft maintenance.
Knowledgeable of Tool Control, FOD, Supply, HAZMAT, Training, Quality, and Security programs.
F-22 Low Observable materials application
Edwards Air Force Base, located outside of Lancaster, California, is home to the U.S. Air Force’s 461st Flight Test Squadron, 31st Test and Evaluation Squadron, and the United Kingdom’s Royal Air Force 17 Squadron (17 (R) Sqn). The USAF squadrons perform two phases of F-35 testing, primarily on the F-35A variant, and the 17 (R) Sqn. perform operational test and evaluation on the F-35B
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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