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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic I (Aircraft Production)


Posted: 9/17/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 1396039
Keywords: mechanic, repair

Job Description

Requisition/Vacancy No.

Job Category

Job Summary
AECOM is seeking a qualified Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic at the Corpus Christi Army Depot.

This position qualifies for a one-time sign on bonus of $500 for qualified candidates selected for hire.

The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.

This worker reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

This mechanic performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments. Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction.

Work involves: replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

Job duties require that this mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. This incumbent supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.

This worker may be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration.

Working Conditions:

Works inside hanger in all types of weather. Subject to cold, heat, and drafts. Danger of cuts, bruises, scrapes, burns, and electrical shock. Job involves limited assembly and repairs while working under the guidance of a higher graded electronics mechanic.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the AECOM Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Business Line
Management Services

Position Title
Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic I (Aircraft Production)

Position Status

What We Offer
When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future. Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world, but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Minimum Requirements
  1. Must be a US Citizen 
  2. Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English
  3. Must be a High School graduate or equivalent.
  4. Requires three (3) prior years at the Journeyman level.
  5. Must have completed military aviation maintenance training or maintenance technical school curriculum or possess an FAA issued A&P license.
  6. Must have Knowledge of Army's ULLS-AE system.
  7. The individual shall be knowledgeable in ability to fabricate structural parts and shapes metal IAW drawings.
  8. Repairs and replaces aircraft structural components to include stingers, longerons, bulkheads, beams and aircraft skin according to drawings, blueprints, directives, technical manuals and safety procedures.
  9. Fabricates structural parts, forming blocks and shapes metal using stretching, shrinking, and other metal forming techniques.
  10. Mixes and applies fiberglass materials.
  11. Makes emergency and permanent repairs to transparent plastic windows and enclosures.
  12. Uses common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures to perform structural repairs.
  13. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools.
  14. Prepares forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.
  15. As required, instructs military and other personnel in all phases of incumbent's assigned duties and responsibilities.
  16. Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.
  17. Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.
  18. This is a requirement in order to obtain a CAC card.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Preferred Qualifications
  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test and be capable and willing to submit and pass random fitness for duty screening particularly for drugs and alcohol.
  • Relocation benefits are NOT included for this position.
  • May be required to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.
  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Business Group
Management Services Group (MS)

Corpus Christi

United States of America

USA - Texas

Clearance Required