Job Listing Description

Aircraft Technician A (Sheetmetal)

PDS is seeking an Aircraft Technician for an open position in Columbus, MS
In your role you will:

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Perform Layout of sheet parts by measuring and scribing in preparation for cutting and forming operations
  • Cut raw materials allowing for bend requirements, flanges, and crimping.
  • Provide nesting arrangements for cutting the maximum number of parts from standard size metal sheets
  • Assist in the development of patterns or templates to simplify manufacturing processes and to assure proper dimensions
  • Install Sheetmetal parts and assemblies in aircraft; assure that installations are attached without endangering aircraft structure or systems operations and functions.
  • Fitting and assembling skins, frames, and other components. Work will consist of drilling, fitting, and riveting of the many sub-assemblies of the helicopter, including such items as tail booms and stabilizers.
  • Read detailed plans and diagrams and inspect and measure parts prior to assembly, making sure parts are free of defects and are the right size.
  • Cut, grind, or trim parts to fit properly.
  • Layout, aligns, and fit structural metal parts to form the stabilizers and tail booms.
  • Bolt, rivet, or chemically bond parts together
  • Be able to join sections by drilling, bolting and clamping units together
  • Cut, file, drill, and ream metal, plastic, and rubber sections to prepare them for fastening
  • Use tools, such as drills, wrenches, and rivet guns
  • Work with inspectors to run tests to determine whether the parts are assembled properly
  • Make adjustments or replace parts when needed
  • Follow all OSHA, safety and environmental regulations


Minimum of four years related experience in Sheetmetal and Sheetmetal assembly.  Some experience may be substituted for education normally acquired in the attainment of an A & P license.
HS diploma or equivalent required.  Some trade school desirable.  An A&P license is preferred.
Essential Functions
Position requires ability to communicate effectively verbally and in written form. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; climb stairs; balance; stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl; talk or hear; taste or smell. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus. Employee must be able to travel away from facility to carry out functions of position. Position requires use of computer.

Job Number: 1710074490
Job Location: Columbus, MS
Per Diem: No
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 10/17/2017
Attention: Richard Escobar
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745
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