Aircraft Mechanic Structural Urgent
- Reno, Nevada
- Hourly $30.00 - $45.00
- Job ID
Aircraft Mechanic Structural job at Tactical Air Support in Reno NV
Description, duties, responsibilities
Tactical Air Support Inc.
Salary $30.00 - $45.00/hourly DOE
The Aircraft Structural Mechanic will perform organizational, intermediate, and limited depot-level maintenance to include in-depth repairs of aircraft structural components. Will fabricate and install brackets, angles, doublers, and other items necessary in the maintenance and modification of assigned aircraft. Layout, fabricate, assemble, install, sheet metal products and equipment on aircraft. Perform part-fitting operations: filing, sawing, deburring, trimming, riveting, drilling, reaming, countersinking and counterboring. Use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, protractors, height, depth, dial and screw pitch gauges, squares and rulers. Spray or brush prepared surfaces with specified amounts of alodine, primers or finish coatings per engineering drawings and technical manuals. Sets up composite parts for fabrication; reads and interprets drawings, planning, process specifications, and other documents to understand tooling, materials, sequence of operations, techniques, and other factors required for fabrication. Lay out articles, cut parts or materials to size and apply liquid or solid bonding agents.
- Spray or brush prepared surfaces with specified amounts of alodine, primers or finish coatings per engineering drawings and technical manuals.
- Monitors and verifies quality of finished product. Completes repairs on composite, metal or laminate bonded products using inspection and rework instructions.
- Operate ovens to complete bonding cycle.
- Understanding of ply orientations and vacuum bagging processes.
- Read and interpret drawings, blueprints, standard repair manuals, and other relevant technical data and procedures.
- Adhere to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Current work experience in aircraft maintenance and/or flight line occupational field.
- Demonstrated knowledge of applicable maintenance and technical manuals, publications, instructions, and special tools and test equipment.
- Thorough knowledge of aircraft flight line operations, aircraft handline, servicing, and marshaling.
- Ability to use common hand tools and specialized equipment for structural fabrication, measurement, and assembly.
- Demonstrated knowledge in corrosion detection, treatment, and prevention.
- Experience operating Ground Support Equipment (i.e., drill press, shear, metal brake, media blaster, tow vehicle, air start unit, electrical generator, hydraulic test stand, engine wash equipment, etc.).
- Valid state driver's license.
- U.S. Citizenship with the ability to obtain/maintain a government security clearance.
- FAA-approved aviation technical school.
- Experience with military aircraft (F-5/T-38).
- Composite Repair Certification or 2+ years of experience performing composite repairs on aircraft, or an aircraft manufacturing environment.
- A&P Certification.
- Occasional lifting up to 50 pounds (with assistance, if required).
- Regular use of hands and fingers to handle, feel, or operate objects, tools, or controls; reaching with hands and arms.
- Regularly ascend/descend stairs and/or ladders.
- Must be lawfully eligible to work in the United States and complete a U.S. government I-9 Form.
- Tactical Air Support is a Drug & Alcohol-Free Workplace. Pre-employment, random, or for cause drug/alcohol testing (including for marijuana) required.
- Pre-employment and ongoing physical certifications required.
- Occasional aircraft hangar or warehouse environment with exposure to loud noises, fumes from engines and chemicals, unpredictable climate (hot/cold), and electrical shock, or trip or slip hazards.
- May be exposed to or required to handle hazardous materials.
- Occasional evening, weekend, holiday, and overtime work may be required.
- Occasional travel to various work sites throughout the U.S. may be required.
For more information, or to apply now, you must go to the website below. Please DO NOT email your resume to us as we only accept applications through our website.
Tactical Air Support Company Overview
Our Philosophy and Vision for the Future Since its inception in 2005, Tactical Air has utilized innovative business practices to provide our government and aviation industry partners with an unparalleled consulting and training experience. We are a business modeled after a weapons school with the largest cadre of weapons school instructors, graduates, adversaries and test pilots in the industry. Additionally, we aim to become a repository of world class aviation expertise powered by a team of aircrew, tactical and subject matter experts, engineers, and maintainers. We attract and retain talent by offering our people a profession, not just a job. The sense of ownership, purpose and meaning that comes with being a member of the Tactical Air team is unique in our industry, affording them a profession with purpose and meaning. Above all we focus on execution. Its not what we do, its how we do it.