Basler Turbo Conversions takes the legendary DC-3 and putsit through the industry's most extensive remanufacturing process. Built intoeach airframe is the sum of our knowledge and our proprietary processes, alongwith state-of-the-art components, world-class Pratt & Whitney CanadaPT6A-67R engines and
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A & P Sheetmetal Mechanic

Basler Turbo Conversions • 
Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Basler Turbo Conversions takes the legendary DC-3 and puts
it through the industry's most extensive remanufacturing process. Built into
each airframe is the sum of our knowledge and our proprietary processes, along
with state-of-the-art components, world-class Pratt & Whitney Canada
PT6A-67R engines and Hartzell propellers. The BT-67 modernization includes a
complete airframe overhaul, aerodynamic improvements, structural modifications
that increase strength and improve performance, and new systems that improve
We are seeking strong motivated A&P Sheet Metal
Mechanics to be part of our great and growing team! You will be an instrumental
part of transforming the DC-3 to the BT-67. Details include but are not limited
to dismantling, overhauling, repairing, fabricating, assembling, inspecting and
erecting all parts of an aircraft.
·Plan, lay out, fabricate, assemble, install, and
repair aircraft sheet metal parts.
·Read and interpret blueprints, sketches, or
product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating,
assembling, and installing sheet metal products.
·Lay out and mark dimensions and reference lines
on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts, or uses
·Set up and operate fabricating machines such as
shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls, and routers, to cut, bend, block and
form, or straighten materials.
·Shape metal material over anvil, block, or other
·Trim, file, grind, de-burr, buff, and smooth
·Comply with 14 CFR (as applicable), manufacturer’s
specifications, company policies, and procedures, as well as other methods
accepted by the FAA, when accomplishing maintenance.
·Conduct on-the-job training as assigned.
·Maintain the maintenance work area in a clean
and orderly condition.
·Perform a variety of tasks ranging from
repetitive to non-repetitive production assembly operations on aircraft
structural assemblies and sub-assemblies such as wings, stabilizers, and flight
·Work with or without established blueprints to
fabricate, drill, dimple, file, grind, trim, countersink and install aircraft
structural assemblies and sub-assemblies.
·Use of hand and/or power tools, jigs, and saws.
·May disassemble, modify, rework, re-assemble,
complex structures and systems.
·Work with composites if interested.
·Additional duties as assigned.
Skills and Experience
·Previous experience manufacturing simple to
complex mechanical assemblies and sub-assemblies.
·Experience using hand tools, power tools, and
machinery such as drill presses, rivet and hardware presses.
·Ability to read and understand mechanical
·Must have strong mechanical aptitude.
·Well rounded knowledge of sheet metal tooling,
equipment, materials, and processes, strongly preferred.
·Must own basic set of aircraft maintenance
·Must take instruction and guidance well.
·Must be goal oriented, have exceptional
attention to detail, and must work well individually or in team situations
·Enthusiasm to learn.
·A drive for process improvement and learning our
aircraft and systems.
·High energy level.
·Ability to multitask.
·Ability to work at both a fast paced and high
quality level.
·Team Spirit.
·Must be able to pass pre-employment and random
drug and alcohol tests.
·Be authorized to work in the US.
Physical Abilities:
This position requires you to perform a variety of physical
activities such as:
·Accessing elevated areas of aircraft for
maintenance and servicing which may require the use of ladders, high lift
trucks, boom lifts and other lifting devices
·Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, kneeling,
sitting, working overhead, extensive walking, working in tight/confined spaces
and lifting up to 50 pounds
·Handling hazardous material in performance of
assigned duties
·Be able to use Personal Protective Equipment
(e.g., respirators, safety glasses, safety shoes, etc.)
·This description has been designed to indicate
the general nature and level of work performed by an employee within this
position; additional tasks and responsibilities may be assigned as appropriate
Desired Experience:
·3+ year’s structural sheet metal experience.
·General aviation experience performing annual
inspections and maintenance.
·Experience working with composites and fabric
flight controls.
·High school diploma/GED.
·Experience working on a C47/DC3.
·A&P certificate desired
Hours: 6:30 am - 3:30 pm Monday-Friday
Job Requirements:
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Job Ident #: Basler Turbo Conversions

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