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Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic I (Aircraft Production)

Corpus Christi, TX
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Company AECOM

Job Title: Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic I (Aircraft Production)

JobID: 23339-1226916

Location: Corpus Christi, TX, 78467, USA

Description: **Business Line** Government

**Position Title** Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic I (Aircraft Production)

United States of America - Texas

Corpus Christi

**Job Summary**

AECOM is seeking a qualified Aircraft Sheet metal Mechanic at the Corpus Christi Army Depot.

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.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.


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.

**Minimum Requirements**

Minimum Requirements:

+ Must be a High School graduate or equivalent.

+ Requires three prior years at the Journeyman level.

+ Must have completed military aviation maintenance training or maintenance technical school curriculum or possess an FAA issued A&P license.

+ Must have Knowledge of Army's ULLS-AE system.

+ The individual shall be knowledgeable in ability to fabricate structural parts and shapes metal IAW drawings.

+ 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.

+ Fabricates structural parts, forming blocks and shapes metal using stretching, shrinking, and other metal forming techniques.

+ Mixes and applies fiberglass materials.

+ Makes emergency and permanent repairs to transparent plastic windows and enclosures.

+ Uses common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures to perform structural repairs.

+ Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools.

+ Prepares forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.

+ As required, instructs military and other personnel in all phases of incumbent's assigned duties and responsibilities.

+ Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

+ Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

+ Due to the nature of work, candidate must be a US Citizen. This is a requirement in order to obtain a CAC card.

**“Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English”**

**Preferred Qualifications**

Additional Information:

+ 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.

**What We Offer**

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.

**Job Category** Maintenance

**Country** United States of America

**Position Status** Full-Time

**Requisition/Vacancy No.** 177558BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.


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