Structures Mechanic A
Job Title: Structures Mechanic A
Pay Grade: H6
Reports To: AFS/Structures Supervisor
FAA / DOT Safety Sensitive: Yes
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Department Number: D00222
EEO1 Class: Craft Workers
Headcount Budget: Direct
Last Reviewed: 7/2022
Performs aircraft related sheet metal and Auxiliary Fuel Systems (AFS) installation and modification tasks in accordance with Company Standards and procedures, appropriate maintenance publications, guidance and standard practices under minimal supervision.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
- Perform aircraft structural, and sheet-metal related activities including modifications, heavy repair, and maintenance with minimal supervision.
- Perform tasks in a manner that achieves the highest quality workmanship.
- Complete documentation and tasks associated with removals: Identification tags, removal weight log, hardware bags, warning tags, and protection of parts for storage.
- Understand basic aircraft stringer and frame station layout.
- Read, interpret and follow Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives, aircraft manuals and drawings for modifications/repairs.
- Accomplish planned work in accordance with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process Standards and Airplane Manuals.
- Document all aircraft related actions in accordance with the Repair Station Manual, Quality System Manual and appropriate regulatory guidance. Ensure all paperwork requirements are kept current with job progress.
- Prepare and submit all required documentation to Quality Control following completion of project.
- Help train employees in work methods and procedures, strictly in accordance with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process Standards and Airplane Manuals.
- Assist in various aircraft ground-handling tasks including servicing, lifting / shoring, and towing.
- Promptly report any problems associated with carrying out work assignments including non-availability of parts, materials, improper workflow, drawing discrepancies, etc.
- Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company standards.
- Inspect for, and report all non-airworthy aircraft, components or articles.
- Report any unserviceable tooling, machinery, or equipment required for efficient production.
- Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety standards.
- Document actions by completing all required material usage, production, quality, and time keeping data entry and / or forms.
- Maintain a safe and organized working environment in accordance with company standards.
- Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
- Other duties may be assigned.
- Fill in for Structures Lead, if unavailable.
The individual employed in this position is expected to dress appropriately (determined by area in which their work is performed), report to work on time, have excellent work habits, and have a cooperative and positive attitude in the work setting; exhibits respect and professionalism when interacting with customers, and all employees; must adhere to company policies, procedures and safety standards.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the minimum knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
- High School Education or equivalent reading, writing, and math abilities.
- 5+ years of experience in aircraft sheet metal/structures.
- Knowledge of the Boeing 737-700, -800 and -900; BBJ preferred.
- Solid understanding in the use of Precision measuring tools as well as basic tools.
- Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software and other company and discipline specific software applications.
- Effective written and verbal communication skills.
- Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
- Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and plan work.
- Ability and willingness to work extended hours or second shift, when needed.
- Read, write, and understand the English language.
- Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents and engineering drawings.
CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
- FAA Airframe and Powerplant or Repairman’s Certification preferred.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Standard safety precautions are required in all areas where hazardous conditions exist.
Frequency of Physical Demand
Denotes the percentage of time engaged in the activity
Sitting in a stationary position
Standing / Walking
Lifting / Carrying
Pushing / Pulling
Repetitive Motion Desktop Work: Motions include use of hands for keyboarding / mouse operation, writing, handling / filing papers
Repetitive Motion Bench-Type Work: Motions include sitting / standing, twisting at the waist, use of hands, utilizing hand / powered tools to grasp, hold, operate, detect, inspect, place, position tools and parts
Work at Heights: Motions include ascending / descending / work atop stairs, ramps, ladders, stands and / or scaffolding
Overhead Work: Motions include reaching, grasping, use of tools and fine motor skills overhead
Work in tight / cramped areas: Motions include crouching, squatting, sitting, kneeling, crawling
Driving: Example vehicles include cars, trucks, vans, forklift, lawnmowers, tractors, golf carts, tow-vehicles
Car / Truck / Forklift
Other Physical Requirements
Confined Space Entry Program Requirement: Pulmonary function testing, mask fit, regular use of respirator
Vision Test Requirement: corrected vision to 20/30; color vision
Regular Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Use Required: Safety glasses, splash shield, Tyvek suits, chemical gloves, cut-resistant gloves, hearing protection, respirator, fall protection
- Occasional travel may be required; the employee filling this position must be willing to travel on short notice and possibly for extended periods.
The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
- Standard office environments.
- Indoor and outside work; exposure to outdoor elements: heat, cold, sun, rain, snow, etc.
- Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an aviation environment.
- Regular use of sharp tools, heating elements / solder irons, sealants and solvents.
- Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.
- Occasional work at heights upwards to 60 feet.
All employees have a responsibility to cooperate in promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and to encourage the health and safety of all other team members.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive description of all work requirements and responsibilities. The job description does not constitute an employment contract and is subject to change as needed.
ALOFT AeroArchitectsGeorgetown, DE
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