Sheet Metal Mechanic
Flightstar Aircraft Services LLC. •
Perform a basic to advanced level skilled work to accomplish sheet metal repairs and replacements of structural parts. Fabricate replacement covering, panels, or fairings by using the removed parts as samples. Reads and complies with instructions and safety information as necessary for proper and safe completion of assigned work. FUNCTIONAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Cleans corrosion and treats metal surfaces per the manufacturer’s instructions and specifications.
- Performs basic sheet metal repairs and replacement of structural parts using the following skills:
- Use measuring instruments such as rulers and grip gauges
- Utilize hand and powered tools such as hammers, chisels, hand snips, band and circle saws, drill presses, squaring shears and brakes to cut and form
- Ability to assemble parts by, bolting, screwing, and riveting
- Determine different types of fasteners used by symbol
- Remove and install minor components of aircraft structure or systems such as fairings, cargo liners, cargo floors and access panels
- Ability to repair minor or secondary structure per the manufactures SRM
- Fabricates replacement covering, panels, or fairings by using the removed parts as samples.
- Performs repairs of a cosmetic nature in passenger cabin interiors.
- Performs and demonstrates understanding of sealing procedures of aircraft structures.
- Performs bonded repairs of honeycomb structures as instructed.
- Identifies the locations of pressurized areas of aircraft.
- Opens and closes areas on the aircraft that are required to be open for inspection.
- Applies corrosion preventatives and maintains knowledge of areas of the aircraft in which corrosion inhibiting liquids may not be applied.
- Possesses working knowledge of ATA Codes (Chapter and Subchapters) as well as aircraft zones, narrow body airframe familiarization, and industry standards.
- Reads maintenance manuals to identify and locate aircraft components on the aircraft, and accurately implements instructions of maintenance manuals. Identifies the structural composition of aircraft (i.e., aluminum or composite) prior to performing any work on the structure.
- Performs repairs on noted discrepancies, and effectively researches manufacturer’s manuals for appropriate repair procedures prior to performing repairs. Prepares and maintains simple records such as work order documentation, logs, and time and material records, as instructed.
- Follows safety procedures and wears/uses appropriate safety equipment for the work being performed.
- Reads instructions and safety information as necessary for proper and safe completion of assigned work.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Assigned Project Manager
Non-Supervisory roleHUMAN INTERACTION/COMMUNICATION:
In performing the job, an individual in this position experiences significant interface with his or her immediate supervisor, other managers and supervisors, lead workers, other employees, and contract workers.
EXPERIENCE: Minimum 18 months of relevant experience providing knowledge of aircraft sheet metal work techniques, terminology, parts, etc.
EDUCATION: High School Diploma or GED required. Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate is preferred. Airframe Familiarization (FAM) course certificates preferred.
COMPUTER SKILLS: Individual will perform daily transactions within Flightstar’s ERP system (AMROS), vending (POU), as well as research customer’s maintenance manuals.
PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: Lifts and carries hand tools, parts, and work materials; ascends and descends ladders and platforms; and frequently works in a variety of positions such as stooping, kneeling or squatting.
SAFETY: Works safely and follow safety rules and regulations. Reports unsafe working conditions and behavior. Takes reasonable prudent actions to prevent others from engaging in unsafe practices. Adheres to Flightstar’s SMS safety culture.
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