- Read and interpret wiring diagrams, work from engineering drawings, written or verbal instructions, as well as problem solving from various technical documents.
- Perform support functions for the installation crew to include off-aircraft assembly, parts tracking, inventory, and assembly of document packages, job site prep/clean, computer entry and general support of the job site.
- Performs the installation process for antenna doublers, equipment racks and treys, mounting brackets and mounting structures all in accordance with STC drawings.
- Performs structural aircraft repairs using appropriate sheet metal techniques and fasteners.
- Builds up surfaces and structures to specifications.
- Installs Service Bulletin kits using parts and instructions provided by O.E.M.
- Must liaison for engineering and provide options for drawing deviations.
- Plans and develops schemes for sheet metal repairs and/or modifications by utilizing blueprints, sketches, service bulletins, OEM or government specifications, engineering orders or other technical publications.
- All installation activities referenced above to be performed in accordance with the appropriate FAA approved document and Manufacturer's Installation Manual as well as any and all applicable L2 documents.
- Uses precision measuring instruments to accomplish sheet metal repairs or modifications, (i.e. micrometers, calipers, surface plates, protractors, combination squares, etc.)
- Sets up and uses sheet metal equipment such as power brakes, presses, saws, rollers, etc. Constructs dollies, jigs, and special tools as required. Documents all work accomplished (a.k.a #8220;sign-off#8221;) in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
- Accomplishes Service Bulletins, Repair Letters, and Airworthiness Directives as required.
- Reads and interprets maintenance manuals, blueprints, technical manuals, and schematic diagrams when required.
- Have basic Avionics skills to assist in installation type work.
- Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting, and continuously improving company policies and procedures
- Observes all safety, environmental, and general housekeeping rules and policies.
- May perform other duties as required by the department.
- Approximately 95% + travel.
- Must pass 10-year security clearance background verification and submit to company's DOT/FAA Part 145 Drug and Alcohol Abuse Program.
- FAA Airframe and Powerplant License Preferred but not required.
- Experienced in reading and interpreting technical documents and working from same.
- Self-directed/self-starter in completion of assigned responsibilities.
- Experience working on large transport-category aircraft strongly preferred.
- Hands-on experience operating or performing modifications on aircraft a plus.
- Enjoys the challenges of working projects that vary greatly and have distinct potential to require significant changes or alterations in mid-stream, remaining flexible and adaptable.
- Willingness to learn and grow by doing.
- Must have desire to gain experience/expertise and advance within the organization.
- Must be legally able to work in USA and supply required supporting documentation for I-9 Form.
- Must be willing to work extended hours and work consecutive days as needed. A normal work day is 12 hours.
- Must be able to work in prolonged standing positions. This also includes frequent bending, twisting, squatting, pulling, pushing and crawling.
- Must be able to work in confined spaces for wire routing, wire terminations or general modifications and maintenance.
- Must be able to lift up to fifty pounds.
- Must be able to work with components and tools of various sizes.
- Must be willing to work at various heights.
- Must be willing to work in various environmental conditions, including extreme cold, heat etc.