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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Mechanical Engineer
Saudi Arabia
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: None

Job Summary

The Sheet Metal Mechanic works closely with other mechanics and maintenance personnel on aircraft structural repairs.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Locates cracks, breaks, holes, and dents in aircraft sheet metal structures and determines appropriate repairs from technical data to restore components to original strength.
  • Forms stringers, bulkheads and ribs and reinforces damaged or weakened skin on structural members. Reads and interprets blueprints and determines dimensions, angles, and contours in performance of structural repair.
  • Reports on work order status to the Lead Mechanic.
  • Ensures all work is done according to specification, regulation and company policy.
  • Ensures that all tools and associated equipment are 100% accounted for.
  • Responds to work orders in a timely manner with emphasis on operations support.
  • Works to help meet a minimum 80% Fleet Operational Readiness Rate.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills

  • Ability to communicate fluently in the English language.
  • Able to communicate effectively and work well as a member of a team.
  • Conducts oneself professionally through appearance and conduct.
  • Basic knowledge of various computer applications such as Microsoft Office applications (i.e. Excel, Word, Power Point, and Outlook).
  • Ability to obtain and maintain a secret clearance.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma.
  • Associates Degree preferred.
  • A&P license required.
  • Minimum of 5 years aircraft structural repair experience on helicopter and/or fixed wing aircraft.
  • 1 year full time field service in the last 3 years.
  • Experience in reading, comprehending, and interpreting technical documents, including manuals, technical data, and blueprints.
  • 1 year experience with assigned aircraft preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Living conditions may be cramped and substandard compared to western (US) standards.
  • May be required to perform duties at remote and austere locations.
  • Must be able to withstand extreme temperatures and environments while working in field conditions.
  • Must be able to lift 50 pounds to waist level and 30 pounds to shoulder height.


  • 10 – 15%
  • Travel to austere or inhospitable high stress environments will be required.
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally.