Aircraft Assembly (OEM)

VC25B Structural Mod/Repair Technician - WP & Comp

2022-28668

  • Posted 1 week ago
  • San Antonio, Texas
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Structural Repair/Mod Technician

 

LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Structural Repair and Modification Technician for an opportunity in San Antonio, TX

 

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

 

This mechanic maintains repairs and modifies 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.

 

Duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Able 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.

  • Demonstrates 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.

  • Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.

  • A 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.

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

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

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

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

  • 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.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • High School Diploma or GED and minimum 4 or more years of experience
  • A 3rd party background check relating to personal and business finances, residences, employment history, past drug use, prior military service, and criminal behavior will be conducted prior to a start date.
  • Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.

 

Why Choose LAUNCH?

A team of aviation staffing experts leads LAUNCH. We understand the challenges of finding the top aviation jobs and we focus on linking you with the best openings in the most sought-after locations.

LAUNCH offers you an ACA compliant benefit package including company-sponsored medical insurance with multiple plans to choose from. Our Minimum Essential Coverage is offered to every employee who does not have coverage elsewhere at no cost to you! LAUNCH also offers a 401(k) program with a company match. Plus, you join the LAUNCH Loyalty Club on your first day, earning you extra cash bonuses, apparel and safety rewards.

 

If you’re ready to LAUNCH your career, you’ve found an employer that can take you to new heights. 

 

Structures Mechanic

Aircraft Assembly (OEM)

LAUNCH has aviation job openings in a range of settings with Original Equipment Manufacturers (OEM) in aerospace. If you’re looking for a job as an Aircraft Structures Technician, Aircraft Electrician, Machine Operator, A&P Mechanic, Assembler or Machinist, we have jobs available across the country.

Our clients offer work in a variety of settings for all types of aircraft and parts manufacturing. When you work with LAUNCH as a contractor, you’ll have the opportunity to advance your skills and experience at job sites that match your preferences for location, skill level and aircraft type.

If you are looking for jobs in aviation, LAUNCH is the best resource for your search. Whether you want to work on commercial aircraft, business jets, rotorcraft or specialized parts and equipment, we can find a job that meets your demands. Apply today!

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