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Placard & Part Marking Tech I - Savannah, GA

Savannah, GA

Job Description


• High School Diploma or GED required.
• 1 year of experience in reading and interpreting engineering drawings and specifications.
• Computer experience required; graphic design experience preferred.

Under direct supervision:
• Create and produce placards,
• Identification plates,
• Vinyl spray painting masks,
• Perform wire stamping, including potential final placard installation.
•Tech 1 focuses on Category 1 equipment below.

Essential Functions:
• Read and interpret Completions customer specifications and engineering drawings to determine color, font, dimension, and materials for creating and installing aircraft placards, identification plates, and spray masking, as well as performing wire stamping.
• Utilize Adobe Illustrator, pdf files, and Gerber Omega software to accurately draw, layout, and produce aircraft placards. Additional software or machine operating systems may be required.
• Use sign cutting equipment to produce masking per Exterior Markings Drawings requirements for exterior paint application on Client aircraft.
• Produce placards in foreign languages to meet foreign aircraft registration requirements.
• Maintain proper documentation of all work, including traceability of materials used during manufacturing, to ensure compliance with inspection and FAA requirements.
• Utilize precision tools to verify fabricated placards and identification plates meet all engineering requirements, potentially including installation.

Operating Equipment Categories:
Category 1: Programmable Gerber or other foil printer
Category 2: Programmable sign cutting equipment, Programmable engraver.
Category 3: Miscellaneous equipment such as Wire stamper, Inkjet printer, etc.

Additional Functions:
• Perform daily maintenance on equipment used.
• Comply with all standard operating procedures, safety, and housekeeping policies.
• Adapt to sudden changes in schedule and priorities.
• Contribute to developing and implementing process improvements that enhance safety and reduce costs using Lean Six Sigma and other process improvement techniques.
• Monitor and maintain department materials inventory.
• Monitor aircraft schedules to support materials requirements.

Other Requirements:
Possess a working knowledge of the Client Policies and Procedures manual, Inspection Procedures manual, and pertinent Process Specifications.

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