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Structural Aircraft Mechanic

Description:

PDS Tech Commercial Inc, is seeking candidates for an Structural Aircraft Mechanic position in San Antonio, TX

Job Title: Structural Aircraft Mechanic
Job Type: Full time; Consultant (9 months)
Location: San Antonio, TX 78226
Schedule:  Monday to Friday; All Shifts
Pay Rate: $35.00 to $40.00 per hour

Job Description

Selected candidates will have:

  • 5+ years of on-aircraft heavy structures experience. Please clearly indicate on your resume your aircraft platform experience and years of experience with aircraft heavy structures.

  • Demonstrated experience on close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures including doublers, triplers, seat tracks, planks, stringers, etc.

  • This mechanic will maintain, repair and modify aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.

  • Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.

  • This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.


POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Ability to perform close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures and fracture critical areas.

  • Ability and understanding of locating blind holes necessary for installation of new structural items to existing structure.

  • Perform efforts associated with sealing, painting, shimming, and preserving structure in accordance with standard repair processes.

  • Demonstrate the capability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specification, and retrofit requirements to perform structural modification/repair.

  • Experienced in the use of tooling assemblies and fixtures for depot level modification and repair of structural parts.

  • Detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.

  • Mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.

  • Must be familiar with Hazardous Energy and Lock Out /Tag systems applications to ensure working environment is deemed safe for access and job task performance.

  • Will be required to assist other team members (General Mechanics, Avionics, Electrics) in order to ensure cost/schedule targets are met.

  • Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work.

  • Must be able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that may frequently change to support mission requirements and may include weekends and holidays. Mission requirements and/or workload may require both scheduled and unscheduled overtime.


Ability to perform the following requirements:

  • The candidate must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.

  • Exposure to noise, working on elevated platforms

  • Use personal protective gear for face, eyes, ears, hand, and arms as required.

  • Pass visual acuity and color perception tests

  • Read, write, and comprehend the English language

  • Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material

  • Obtain & maintain training certifications as required to support assignment responsibilities

  • Occasional (1 to 3 hrs) finger manipulation

  • On occasion, a 2-person lift may be necessary for weights greater than 50 lbs

  • Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs)

  • Frequent walking on flat surfaces

  • Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces

  • Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces

  • Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands

  • Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bend/stoop, lying down, and operate foot controls for an extended period of time

  • Occasional contact with metals

  • Frequent exposure to noise


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE):

  • Position requires 5+ years of experience in those duties as previously described for satisfactory performance.

  • Knowledgeable in shop mathematics and practices

  • Experience in working with schematics, specifications, assembly drawings and standard operating procedures.

  • Proficient in computer skills including but not limited to: aircraft related systems and basic office software.


PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE):

  • Experience with F-15/Fighter or Depot Level/Heavy Structures maintenance.

  • Experience with Very Important Person (VIP) aircraft or specialty aircraft interiors installations within the last ten (10) years.

  • Experience working with titanium aircraft structures.

  • Operate a forklift, mobile crane, and riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment.

  • FAA certification in Airframe and/or Power Plant license is preferred



Pay Details: $35.00 to $40.00 per hour

Benefit offerings available for our associates include medical, dental, vision, life insurance, short-term disability, additional voluntary benefits, EAP program, commuter benefits and a 401K plan. Our benefit offerings provide employees the flexibility to choose the type of coverage that meets their individual needs. In addition, our associates may be eligible for paid leave including Paid Sick Leave or any other paid leave required by Federal, State, or local law, as well as Holiday pay where applicable.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

To read our Candidate Privacy Information Statement, which explains how we will use your information, please navigate to https://www.pdstech.com/candidate-privacy

The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records subject to federal contractor requirements and/or security clearance requirements.

 
Job Number: US_EN_33_022202_2211304
Job Location: San Antonio, TX
Rate: 35-40
Per Diem: --
Overtime: --
Duration: indef
Start Date: ASAP
Input Date: 01/17/2024
Last Updated: 02/12/2024
Firm Name: PDS TECH COMMERCIAL, INC
Attention:
Address: P O BOX 619820
City, State: DALLAS, TX 75261-9820
Phone: 214/647-9600
800 Phone: 800/270-4737
Email:
Website: Go To PDS Tech Commercial Website

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