Aviation Sheet Metal Mechanic-Salina, KS
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Salina, KS 67401
Must have 2 years’ employment as a Structure/Sheet Metal Mechanic with a Mechanical Repair and Overhaul company, not new or OEM assembly. Performing visual inspections for damage to aircraft surfaces and components: inspecting for corrosion, and recording findings using proper documentation. Inspecting aircraft for dings, dents, corrosion, lose or missing rivets; taping windows, landing gear, plastic and fiberglass to protect from chemicals; acid etching and washing, priming and applying epoxy and paint. Performing structural repairs by manufacturing and installing parts, and reinforcing, patching and replacing defective parts, performing modifications to aircraft structures and conducting final inspections Utilizing precision tools to perform structural repairs and modifications to exacting standards in accordance with provided technical data utilizing mechanical and sanders, similar tools preparing the aircraft, panel and part surfaces prior to coating/painting mechanical stripping method. Providing maintenance support such as mechanical stripping, and/or sand applications on aircraft, panels and parts.
Need to be proficient in mechanical stripping of paint materiel’s on aircraft panels and surfaces; corrosion repair and mitigation of aircraft panels and structural components; modification to and structural repair of aircraft panels and structural components is mandatory. Experience in inspecting and evaluating structural damage to aircraft sheet metal systems and preparing composite surfaces using state of the art materials, methods procedures, and inspections knowledgeable with he use of common tools such as hammers, punches, pneumatic drill motors, rivet guns, hand sanders, high speed grinders, and sanders, protractors, calipers, height, depth, dial gauges.
Ability to lift 70 pounds
- Must be able to pass back ground check, and pass FAA mandated pre-screen drug test and random selection throughout their employment