Security Clearance: NAC-I
The Aircraft Mechanic II (Sheetmetal) maintains, modifies and integrates the aircraft structure and its parts.
- Maintain, modify and install the various components of aircraft sheet metal.
- Repair, rework, install and fabricate the complex aircraft structural assemblies, both internal and external.
- Lay out plans, fabrication and installation models for modifications.
- Balance rotary-wing aircraft controls and apply primers/paints on aircraft surfaces.
- Fabricate structural parts using metal-forming techniques and fiberglass materials
- Perform checks; carry out inspections and removal of components.
- Study technical manuals, blueprints and engineering drawings.
- Provide assistance to aircraft technicians and mechanics on various tasks.
- Remove and disassemble defective parts of the aircraft.
- Perform final checks on assembly and installation of parts that were replaced.
- Maintain and keep track of all the maintenance records.
- Adhere to company policies and safety programs.
- Maintain the supplies and perform preventive maintenance.
Knowledge & Skills
- Thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
- Basic knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
- Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
- Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
- Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
- Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.
- The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
Experience & Education
- Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.
- Three (3) or more years aviation maintenance experience within the past six (6) years on the mission design series (MDS). Or A&P license and two (2) years years aviation maintenance experience within the past six (6) years on the mission design series (MDS).
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
- Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
- May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.
- Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
- Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
- Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.
- May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
- May work in maintenance shop or outside.
- Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
- May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.
- May be expected to work in austere environments and all weather conditions.
- Must be able to travel internationally