Aircraft Structures Mechanic (Entry and Level 1)

Performs a variety of operations to assemble and make major assembly structures such as fuselage panels and bulkheads, and structural subassemblies such as rudders, flaps, and stabilizers. Aligns parts on jigs using templates and fixtures. Performs such minor part-fitting operations as filing, sawing, burring, crimping, trimming, framing, riveting, drilling, and reaming. Measures parts with micrometers and calipers to verify dimensions. May modify incomplete and complete assemblies to incorporate changes to structure. May monitor and verify quality in accordance with statistical process or other control procedures.Basic Qualifications:

Entry Level Candidates:

High School diploma/GED and enrollment in Aircraft Fabrication courses or equivalent program, or less than 9 months structures experience in an aerospace environment or a manufacturing/maintenance environment. Additionally, the job requires the ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, working overhead, and ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator. Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment. Candidates must be willing to work any shift or work schedule. Multiple programs available, candidates must be willing to work at either Palmdale or Mojave site. Some positions will require an enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work.

Level 1 candidates:

High School diploma/GED and the enrollment in an A&P certificate program, or minimum 9 months structures experience in an aerospace environment or a manufacturing/maintenance environment. Additionally, the job requires the ability to perform moderately strenuous physical and repetitious work to include bending, stooping, kneeling, lifting, working overhead, and ability to be certified for a half & full face respirator. Must be able to access small confined spaces and work in an enclosed environment. Candidates must be willing to work any shift or work schedule. Multiple programs available, candidates must be willing to work at either Palmdale or Mojave site. Some positions will require an enhanced security clearance and/or program access prior to beginning work.

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