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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Mississippi, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Sheet Metal Worker

Performs sheet metal, fiberglass, and plastic repairs and maintenance on assigned aircraft, engines, and support equipment with minimum supervision. Coordinates maintenance activities with senior sheetmetal personnel as required. Performs both on and off-equipment maintenance.

Performs major aircraft structural repairs and modifications as directed by applicable technical data. Performs inspection, maintenance, and repair of assigned equipment in support of shop, flight line, and scheduled/unscheduled maintenance. Performs structural repairs of assigned equipment, including fiberglass, plastic, and honeycomb components. Manufactures aircraft cable and tubing. Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records and required forms and is knowledgeable in IMDS documentation. Maintains hand tools IAW established procedures. Assists senior work center personnel as required. Must obtain all certifications required to perform the job requirements. May be selected to perform special certifications including Red X inspections, if no qualified volunteers, then most qualified person may be selected. May be assigned to maintain TO files, bench stock, shop stock, CTKs, or hazardous waste areas. Operates portable fire-fighting equipment. Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct. Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies. Shall perform other duties assigned to include TDY and travel. Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required. Receives cross-utilization (CUT) training and is qualified to perform those maintenance tasks.





A working knowledge of aircraft structural repair procedures and of drawings, blueprints, maintenance instructions, and applicable technical data is required. High school diploma or the equivalent is required. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. A minimum of two years recent experience in aircraft structural repair and completion of specialized courses in aircraft structural repair are required. When using a respirator, must be able to obtain a good face-to-face-piece seal. Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight line driver's license and may be required to obtain and maintain a class CDL. Physical exertion requirement is medium.

Aircraft Mechanic Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.

Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.

Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds. Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Jan 26, 2018, 9:07:44 PM

: Machining

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