SCA - Structures Mechanic - C-17


  • Posted 3 years ago
  • San Antonio, Texas
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Structures Mechanic


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Structures Mechanic for an opportunity in San Antonio, TX


Job Duties and Responsibilities:


As an Aircraft Structures Mechanic you will work within a final assembly/fabrication environment by drawing on knowledge acquired from training and certification classes to complete your daily assigned work. By interpreting drawings and reading/comprehending work instructions you will be responsible for identifying your work (task) location on the airplane/part/tooling and identifying all required hand tools, parts and equipment to accomplish defect-free work.


For an Aircraft Structures Mechanic, daily assigned work could include: Within the Final Assembly and Fabrication environment:

  • Use a computer in a production environment.
  • Look up/read/comprehend technical work instructions, drawings and/or specifications.
  • Assemble and install to structural components and sub-assemblies to join larger assemblies. Components may be metal or composites or a combination.
  • Use locating points found by utilizing station lines and index points and without jigs, fixtures or tooling, as required.

Depending on your work environment and assigned work the following tools and materials might be used:

  1. Appropriate protective clothing/equipment determined by the task you are performing.
  2. Operate mechanical lifts of various types (e.g., scissors lifts and snorkel lifts), to locate parts/assemblies into position or to perform assembly work.

  3. Use drills and high impact vibratory tools (bucking, riveting), in addition to screwdrivers, huck pullers, lock bolt puller, power screwdriver, C-squeeze, ratchet wrench, nut runner, torque wrenches, crimpers and cable tools.
  4. Chemical solvents, sealants, coatings, primers, adhesives, paints and special finishes. Once your work is completed per testing requirement you’ll inspect your work for quality and check for FOD (Foreign Object Debris).

The daily Physical Demands experienced are dependent upon your work environment, but most Aircraft Structures Mechanics can experience:

  1. Frequent (3-6 Hrs.) bending/twisting at the waist, standing, handling (holding/grasping), finger manipulation, standing, use of high impact vibratory tools, working from an elicited platform and expose to constant noise.

  2. Flexion/extension (head bent down, head bent back), kneeling, bending at the waist, reaching (overhead), rotation of head/neck, and walking.

  3. Pushing/pulling 10-35 pounds, Lifting and carrying up to 10-35 pounds.

  4. Climbing/balancing (stairs, ladders, poles, scaffolding, inclined surfaces), Crawling, Crouching (squatting).

  5. Finger manipulation (keyboarding, other).

  6. Reading from a computer screen, printed drawings or documents.


Qualifications and requirements:

  • No tools required.
  • 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.


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