Fabricate, assemble, install, and repair sheet metal products and equipment for general aviation aircraft.
Work may involve any of the following: setting up and operating fabricating machines to cut, bend, and
straighten sheet metal; shaping metal over anvils, blocks, or forms using hammer operating soldering and
welding equipment to join sheet metal parts inspecting, assembling, and smoothing seams and joints of
- Determine project requirements, including scope, assembly sequences, and required methods
and materials, according to blueprints, and written and verbal instructions.
- Lay out of sheet metal parts using blueprints, drawings, written or verbal instructions
- Alter and existing part using blueprints, drawings, written or verbal instructions.
- Rivet and sheet metal component removal.
- Bend and form a radius on fabricated sheet metal parts.
- Drill various metals.
- Debur holes and cut lines.
- Set up for and countersinking of holes.
- Set up for and dimpling of holes.
- Set up for and install solid rivets with a rivet gun.
- Set up for and install solid rivets with a squeeze tool.
- Install blind rivets and fasteners.
Education and Qualifications:
- Requires a high school diploma or equivalent.
- Requires a minimum 6 months of diversified aviation sheet metal experience.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain an airport security badge through the local airport authority, if
- Aircraft structure repair manuals.
- FAA AC 43.13-1B.
- Skilled in identifying types of corrosions.
- Skilled in corrosion removal procedures.
- Skilled in the application and removal of wash etch and alodine material.
- Skilled in the application of primer.
- Identify rivets, bolts, screws, and nuts and washers.