Assembler B – Structure Assembly


  • Posted 3 years ago
  • North Charleston, South Carolina
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Assembly Technician - Structure Assembly


LAUNCH Technical Workforce Solutions is seeking Structural Assemblers with aerospace assembly experience for an opportunity in Charleston, South Carolina.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

Structural Assemblers perform routine production assembly operations on structural and mechanical assemblies, subassemblies and aircraft systems, equipment and accessories using manual operations.

  • Ability to select correct parts, materials, tools, assemblies, standards, hardware, install, fit, fasten, align, adjust and perform the necessary pre-installation assembly work to accomplish the installation of structural/system components requiring the use of production and engineering prints to determine exact locations.
  • Report job constraints such as: errors caused by workmanship, defects in parts, materials, assembly procedures, tools, sequences, etc., in accordance with customer procedures.
  • Perform any repairs, rework, functional checks and the incorporation of authorized changes, etc.
  • Remove and/or replace installed components and any related parts.
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints, drawings, schematics, engineering dispositions and instructions.
  • Be safety conscious; employ the use of safety glasses, safety harnesses, respirators, boot socks, and other pertinent safety equipment 100% of the time.
  • Exhibit exemplary housekeeping and Foreign Object Debris (FOD) standards.
  • Maintain clean, neat, organized and FOD free work area.
  • Possess understanding and knowledge of basic computer systems and programs.
  • Ability stand for long periods of time, and work in elevated and/or confined spaces as required.
  • Frequent overhead work may be required.
  • Frequent overtime may be required.

Qualifications and requirements:

  • Candidates must have one year of direct Aerospace Structure experience as a minimum requirement, and preferably have three years of direct Aerospace Structure experience.
  • Candidates may be considered with either relative large scale manufacturing systems assembly experience of at least one year
  • Completion of relevant aerospace manufacturing program (ex. Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University, Trident Technical College, Pittsburg Aeronautical Institute, etc.)
  • Aerospace structural experience should include drilling close tolerance holes, gap checking and shimming, working with primary structural elements of the airplane, part interface.

  • Follow all Safety Guidelines and Quality Guidelines (including FOD)
  • Proper use of personal protective equipment and protect the product equipment
  • Ability to read and understand written and verbal English instructions
  • Ability to determine proper techniques when drilling and reaming / handling different materials (Aluminum, Titanium, Composites etc)
  • Proper use of common hand tools to include torque and measurement meters & gages
  • Proper use of drills and other items (High speed drill, Low speed drill, Egg Cups, Drill Guide & Drill Stops etc
  • Use of measurement devices (read scales, grip gage, bore gage, Tru-lok gage, flushness gage etc)
  • Installation and Removal of fasteners (US bolts, hi lite, hi lok, Huck etc)
  • Possess understanding and knowledge of basic computer systems and programs.

  • Ability to stand for long periods of time, and work in elevated and/or confined spaces as required.

  • Frequent overhead work may be required.

  • Frequent overtime may be required.

  • Must be flexible and able to work independently.
  • Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.
  • Must be willing to work any shift.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.
  • Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  • 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.


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LAUNCH provides you with a real benefits package, including access to company-sponsored medical/dental insurance and a 401k 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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