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Aircraft Structural Technician (3+ Years Experience)

DEPARTMENT: Aircraft Structures

 

Job Brief

Seeking an Aircraft Structural Technician with three or more (3+) years of prior aircraft structural maintenance and repair experience. Applicant must be willing to work both on and off aircraft, and to travel throughout the U.S. periodically for one to two weeks at a time.

Job Description

Purpose and Scope

  • The Aircraft Structural Technician's primary responsibility is to perform modifications and alterations to aircraft according to a desired engineering specification in a timely manner
  • Work as part of a team alongside other technicians; avionics, maintenance, installation.
  • Perform quality work, both on and off business aircraft
  • Support other activities as required by company requirements and management direction

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Accomplish airframe structural repairs and/or alterations, to include the installation of antennas, doublers, radios, racks, instruments and equipment
  • Manufacture or repair sheet metal items in accordance to written instructions, blueprints or engineering drawings
  • Read and interpret written instructions, blueprints or engineering drawings accurately
  • Accurately and legibly record each maintenance or alteration on the proper repair station and/or customer supplied forms (to include signature or initials)
  • Maintain records such as work order documentation, logs and time & material records
  • Effectively research manufacturer’s data for appropriate repair procedures
  • Use of precision measurement tools, such as; calipers, scales, dial indicators, gauges and micrometers
  • Use of hand power tools
  • Open and close areas of the aircraft as required
  • Keep work area(s) clean and orderly
  • Manage multiple projects at one time
  • Travel throughout the U.S. to work on aircraft at off-site locations
  • Remain presentable and respectable at all times while on the job
  • Perform Other duties as assigned

Organization Relationship

  • Work under the supervision or the Aircraft Structural Manager

Job Requirements

Education and Training

  • Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) Certification required
  • FAA repair station experience preferred
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience in aircraft structural maintenance and repair
  • Be competent and experienced in the use of metal shears & metal brakes
  • Experience performing composite bonded repairs preferred
  • Experience with repairs cosmetic in nature to aircraft cabin interiors preferred
  • High School diploma/GED required. Minimum of Associates Degree preferred

Technical Requirements

  • Applicant must have the ability to read and interpret blueprints, perform layout, forming, drilling/riveting and manufacturing of aircraft parts and assemblies (not limited to sheet metal)
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Ability to document work on maintenance forms legibly
  • Good communication skills; both verbally and written

Physical Requirements

  • Ability to lift up to 70 lbs, work on knees, bend, crouch, and reach over head
  • Minimum physical requirements to perform all duties and responsibilities as defined by management
  • Proven ability to work alone and in a team environment
  • Ability to travel for one to two (1-2) weeks at a time as required

Additional Requirements

  • US Citizenship or Permanent Resident required
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a DOD security clearance
  • Ability to pass a SIDA Security Background Check and D.O.T. drug/alcohol testing (*Drug screen and background check will be completed prior to work start)

Department Contact

Please send all resumes to:

Wayne Nickerson | Aircraft Structures Manager | wayne@prostaraviation.com | Fax: (603) 627-7801