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Sheet Metal Technician

Department: Maintenance
Location: Burbank, CA

Ameriflight, the nation's largest Part 135 Cargo airline is seeking qualified Aviation Sheet Metal Technicians to help us provide unparalleled service and value for our customers, with the highest dedication to safety, innovation and teamwork.  Ameriflight operates over 170 aircraft with more than 2,000 weekly departures from 18 bases across the United States and Puerto Rico. 

BASIC DUTIES

  • Perform all manner of maintenance on Ameriflight aircraft in accordance with company policy, manufacturer’s recommendations and Federal Aviation Regulations 
  • Accomplish airframe structural repairs and/or alterations, to include the installation of antennas, doublers, radios, racks, instruments and equipment
  • Document work completed per company procedures and Federal Aviation Regulations 
  • Manufacture or repair sheet metal items in accordance with written instructions, blueprints or engineering drawings
  • Read and interpret written instructions, blueprints or engineering drawings accurately
  • Accurately and legibly record each maintenance or alteration on the proper repair station and/or customer supplied forms (to include signature or initials) 
  • Maintain records such as work order documentation, logs, and time & material records
  • Maintain a clean and safe work area 
  • Other duties as assigned  

EXPERIENCE 

  • FAA repair station experience preferred
  • Prior experience in aircraft structural maintenance and repair 
  • Be competent and experienced in the use of metal shears & metal brakes 
  • Experience performing composite bonded repairs preferred 
  • Experience with repairs cosmetic in nature to aircraft cabin interiors preferred
  • Experience within a fast-paced, scheduled maintenance operation 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must hold a valid FAA Aircraft Mechanic certificate with Airframe & Powerplant ratings 
  • Must be at least 18 years of age 
  • Must be eligible to work in US 
  • High School diploma/GED required. Minimum of Associates Degree preferred
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English and be able to communicate effectively with other employees 
  • Must be able to interpret documents such as policy, repair and safety manuals
  • Must be able to work various shifts 
  • Positive disposition, professional attitude, professional appearance 
  • Ability to obtain airport access badge 
  • Successful completion of pre-employment required DOT drug screening and other required background checks  

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • Must be willing and able to travel 
  • Frequently required to sit, stand, walk, use hands to manipulate objects, reach, climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl 
  • Must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 75
  • Ability to perform repetitive tasks       

WORK ENVIRONMENT REQUIREMENTS 

  • May travel for training, to repair aircraft in the field, and to provide temporary support for other bases
  • May work outdoors, in weather as necessary 
  • May work in close proximity to moving aircraft and machinery  
  • May work in a potentially noisy work environment 

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