Mechanic 1 (Sheet Metal)SCA 23021Location: USCG AviationLogistics Center – Elizabeth City, NCFLSA: HourlyUnionStatus: Full-timeContract Status: ActiveThe Aircraft Mechanic I(Sheet Metal) duties shall include, but are not limited to: Ability to perform sheet metal, plastic, and composite depot level

Aircraft Mechanic-I (Sheet Metal) (USCG) Elizabeth City North Carolina

Day & Zimmerman • 
Elizabeth City, North Carolina, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:


Mechanic 1 (Sheet Metal)
SCA 23021
Location: USCG Aviation
Logistics Center – Elizabeth City, NC
FLSA: Hourly
Status: Full-time
Contract Status: Active
The Aircraft Mechanic I
(Sheet Metal) duties shall include, but are not limited to:
Ability to perform sheet metal, plastic, and composite depot level
repairs on fixed or rotary wing aircraft.
Ability to perform major airframe repairs or modifications.
Ability to use of applicable airframe repair procedures and/or
DHS/DOD engineering approved procedures in performance of tasks resulting in
safe, mission ready aircraft.
Experience in performing airframe repairs that utilize various
glues, resins, fiberglass, epoxy, pro-seal and/or other chemical reactive
consumables as per applicable aircraft technical references.
Experience in reading and interpreting drawings.
Ability to form, shape, and fabricate aircraft stringers,
bulkheads, access panels, doublers, inspection plates, box-beams,
fairings/cowlings for fuselage applications and on primary flight control
Service, repair, and overhaul aircraft to ensure airworthiness.
Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear,
flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneumatic, engines, auxiliary power
unit, propellers and propeller gearboxes, ventilation and heating systems.
Repair, replace, and rebuild 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
Read and interpret manufacturer’s 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.
Perform progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly
or calendar inspections.
Examine engines for any abnormalities IAW the OEM’s maintenance
manual such as engine/hydraulic leaks, general wear and tear, chaffing
lubrication line, electrical harnesses and other components associated with the
Examine the propeller system for delaminated, damaged, chipped or
worn propeller blades. Also inspect the propeller gearbox for any abnormalities
IAW the OEM’s maintenance manual such as lubrication leaks, general wear and
tear, chaffing lubrication line, electrical harnesses and other components
associated with the propeller system.
Inspect jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign
object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing
Inspect jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion,
corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks.
Replace or repair worn or damaged components, alternators, fuel
controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed
valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
Remove engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.
Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, cracks, and airworthiness.

Repair or replace defective engine parts and reassembles and
installs engine in aircraft.
Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft
Perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance
Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including
flushing gearboxes, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and
checking brakes.
Supervise the jacking and towing of aircraft.
Enter in the maintenance record description of the work performed
and verify the work was performed satisfactorily.
May service engines and airframe components at line station making
repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating
May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural,
precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in
line maintenance engine repair.
Provide technical direction to Aircraft Mechanic Helpers and
Aircraft Workers.

Job Requirements:
Four (4) years of documented experience performing aircraft maintenance on fixed or rotary wing aircraft.
Four (4) years of documented experience performing aircraft sheet metal repairs on fixed or rotary wing aircraft.
Ability to operate all GSE equipment associated with fixed wing air frames (tow tractor, scissor lift, cranes, mast boom lift, etc.)
Forklift qualified
High school diploma or equivalent (unless higher education is
required for a particular job category).
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently.
Shall be citizens of the U.S.
Possess computer skills to include a basic knowledge sufficient to
complete internet searches and prepare/edit documents utilizing word processing
or spreadsheet applications.
Obtain and retain all access levels and/or clearances as required by the contract.
Working conditions:
Aircraft maintenance environment In and around aircraft and ground support equipment, maybe subject to loud noises,
exhaust fumes, dust, extreme weather conditions
Must be able to work all shifts as needed,
shift times/ work weeks may be altered to meet customer requirements with
minimum amount of notification
Physical requirements:
Must be able to safely move about in aircraft maintenance environment
Shall be capable of performing tasks that frequently require:
lifting, reaching, bending, walking, pulling, sitting, standing, crouching,
stooping, kneeling, and stretching for prolonged periods of time.
Shall be capable of performing tasks in cramped, awkward, and
strained positions and/or climbing up and down ladders, work platforms,
scaffolding, and aircraft structures.
Shall be capable of carrying items up to 40 pounds and on heavier
items shall seek assistance of other workers or weight lifting devices.
Shall be capable of using cumbersome Personal Protective Equipment
(PPE) for Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) operations.
required to talk and/or be able to hear
vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision,
color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus
Direct report:
On-Site Lead and M2 Director of Operations
We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer,
making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual
orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran
status, disability, or any other protected class.
Salary Range: $25.44-$25.44
Relocation: None
Travel: Some
Job Ident #: M2 MRO
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