Sheet Metal Tech II

Job Summary:

  • The Sheetmetal Technician II works under general supervision to safely layout, fabricate and install parts, equipment and fabricated items on aircraft following established operating procedures.

  • All work performed should be in accordance with company design specifications, quality standards and completed work should meet customer expectations.

Job Description
Principle Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Safely perform sheet-metal layout, fabrication, and installation of parts, equipment, or fabricated items on aircraft under general supervision.

  • Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, signoffs, and quality specifications.

  • Use blueprints to cut and form plastics and follow standard operating procedures when using adhesives, sealants, and solvents.

  • Utilizing proper tooling, shape and form complex angles and configurations according to blueprint specifications or written/verbal information.

  • Safely operate shop equipment such as: brakes, presses, riveting equipment, shears, and hand tools associated with sheet-metal functions. Use the proper hardware for various Sheetmetal applications.

  • Comply with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies. Use personal protective equipment as required. Ensure aircraft interior is protected (PTP).

  • Assist in monthly 5S audits.

  • Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.

  • Assist in developing initiatives to meet individual OGSM requirements, as required.

Additional Functions:

  • Participate in continuous improvement activities (e.g., YIAW, Kaizen events, etc.).

  • Properly use and maintain company-provided tools and equipment and returns items to tool room after use.

  • Ensure standard operating procedures are followed when operating ground support equipment.

  • Properly collect and dispose of waste fuel, oil, hydraulic fluids, de-icing fluids, and solvent rags.

  • Ensure accurate daily job charging to the aircraft.

  • Exchange job related information and coordinate work activities between shifts through turn over report meetings and direct contact with leadership.

  • Assist in maintaining shop equipment and associated JSAs.

  • Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:

  • A working knowledge of sheet-metal installation and fabrication processes (measuring, cutting, bending, forming, and drilling of aluminum sheet stock, angle, and honeycomb) is required.

  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.

  • Valid driver’s license required. to operate towing and other employer transportation equipment.

  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

  • Able to use tools and equipment associated with Sheetmetal installation and fabrication work.

  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small, restricted areas, lift to 40 pounds and work any shift.

  • Must have a good working knowledge of computers and experience working with Microsoft Office suite.

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand the English language.

Unique Skills:

  • Must have some experience in aircraft Sheetmetal structures and understanding of basic Sheetmetal tools such aspneumatic drills, rivet guns, grinders, etc.


Education and Experience Requirements

  • High School Diploma or GED required.

  • 2 years’ experience of Sheetmetal and/or fabrication experience.

  • Valid Driver’s License required.