Aircraft Mechanic (Sheet Metal) (Back Shop)
PRIMARY FUNCTION: The Aircraft Mechanic III Sheet Metal performs maintenance on aircraft. Designs, repairs, modifies, and fabricates aircraft, metal, plastic, composite, advanced composite, and bonded structural parts and components. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSAssembles structural parts and components to meet requirements for preserving structural integrity.Assesses damage to aircraft structural componentsAdvises on structural repair, modification, and corrosion protection treatment with respect to original strength, weight, and contour to maintain structural integrity.Perform maintenance on aircraft, including avionics, mechanical systems, and/or ground support equipment.Repair, inspect and maintain structural, mechanical and electrical elements of the aircraft. Ensures aircraft component balance is maintained. Assembles repairs using special fasteners and adhesives.Checks repairs for serviceability according to specifications and technical publications. Manufactures jigs, fixtures, forms, and molds.Uses metalworking equipment and tools to form, cut, bend, and fasten replacement or repair parts to damaged structures and components.Knowledgeable in the use of, and be able to train others in the use of a wide variety of computers, hand and mechanical tools. Provide oversight and have the ability to direct and train others in the completion of aircraft related maintenance tasks.May include Designated System Inspector (DSI) duties.Troubleshoot systems as required to meet customer needs.Document maintenance as per Quality Assurance (QA) and established regulatory requirements.Perform regular Foreign Object Damage (FOD) walks.Maintain control tools. Report missing, lost, found, or unattended tools to the supervisor. Inventory and inspect tools on a regular basis and replace worn or broken tools.Comply with safety rules and regulations while performing day to day maintenance. Promptly report all accidents, injuries, safety violations, and/or unsafe practices or procedures to supervisor.Use NASA's automated maintenance data system (NAMIS) to maintain equipment records. Enter in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verify the work was performed satisfactorily.The Aircraft Mechanic III Sheet Metal may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, ABILITIES:Beginner to intermediate computer skills specifically using Microsoft Office Suite. Ability to learn additional computer skills or software programs. Working knowledge of advanced software applications is preferred.Ability to enter data accurately into databases.Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.Interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff. Will also routinely interact with other crew members.Must possess effective oral and technical written communication skills to clearly communicate information to others.Ability to use general office equipment such as fax, phone, copier, scanner, printers, etc.Ability to follow a process.Strong professional customer service skills, including active listening, prompt service and follow-up.Strong decision analysis and problem solving skills. Ability to draw conclusions and justify decisions. Must be able to communicate issues to management.Ability to learn and understand corporate policies and procedures and how they relate to Yulista Tactical Services, LLC goals.Ability to perform basic mathematical computations.High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently.Ability to multi-task.JOB REQUIREMENTSHigh School Diploma or equivalent required.May require a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airplane and/or Powerplant certification or special skills and/or certifications. 2 + years of aircraft sheet metal experience with Fixed/Rotary wing commercial, Government or DOD aircraft required.Experience supporting a NASA/DoD contract.Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field required.Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance.Yulista offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applications will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disabilities, protected military or veteran status. To apply for this position, or view all of our job openings, visit us online at www.yulista.com, click on career opportunities.