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Helicopter Sheetmetal Technician - 8434-ZR

Expleo Columbus, MS

  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: medical, vision, 401k, dental, life insurance
Job Description

EXPLEO USA is currently looking for a Sr. Helicopter Sheetmetal Technician to join our team for an exciting new opportunity.

Pay Rate: Competitive



Position Summary

Perform detailed sheetmetal modifications and repairs on multiple airframes or parts as assigned by the lead technician. Tasks include assembly, fabrication and installation of sheetmetal components or aircraft parts and maintenance/repair of helicopters to support delivery schedule.

Primary Responsibilities:

Installations/Modifications: 80%

  • Performs sheetmetal installations and fittings on multiple Airbus Helicopters airframes (H145, H125, H130, H135, H160, UH-72A)
  • Performs layout of sheetmetal parts by measuring and scribing in preparation for cutting and forming operations
  • Performs installations of major and minor modifications per STC instructions
  • Performs cutting, joining and clearance of sheetmetal structure per design drawing and standard practices

Maintenance: 15%

  • Performs inspections on helicopter fuselages, dynamic and hydraulic components

Reporting/Clean up: 5%

  • Completes forms and records pertaining to completion of assigned work, within SAP system and manually in workbooks per repair station manual
  • Maintains responsibility to keep scrap at minimum levels within work area
  • Assure that completed work complies with FAA regulations, customer requirements, and company specifications




  • Must be able to work within estimated time guidelines in accordance with applicable company, FAA, and customer standards of quality
  • A basic knowledge of performing assembly, installation, troubleshooting, repair or replacement of aircraft components and systems
  • Knowledge of operational checks of complete systems and the diagnosis of malfunctions or failures and repairs to mitigate them
  • Read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools
  • Requires familiarity with FAA certified repair station policies and procedures
  • A basic understanding of mechanical systems and sheet metal drawings, blueprints, and engineering data is required


  • Experience in sheetmetal prototyping for presentation and approval of new modifications
  • Prior STC installation experience on Airbus Helicopters airframes
  • Air Conditioning installation, filling, evacuation, and troubleshooting



  • None


  • Current Airframe and Powerplants license




  • Minimum six (6) years of sheet metal installation and/or sheet metal repair experience on aircraft


  • Minimum six (6) years of Airbus Helicopters and/or applicable vendor STC sheetmetal installation and modification experience


Company Description
Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, production support, MRO and quality services, with a presence in over 30 countries. To find out more, visit


Expleo is a trusted partner for end-to-end, integrated engineering, production support, MRO and quality services, with a presence in over 30 countries. To find out more, visit


Columbus, MS




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