To assemble primary and major sheet metal assemblies including different types of metals, composites, and other materials.
Performs a wide variety of operations in the completion of assemblies involving component tooling where some judgment is necessary to set up and maintain a positive relationship of a multiple number of parts or assemblies.
Performs assembling operations such as cutting, filing, drilling, countersinking, fitting, shimming, adjusting, clamping, bolting, reaming, riveting, and bucking where locations and other pertinent information is established or predetermined and tolerances, edge margins, hole patterns, etc., are usually controlled by tooling and fixtures.
Locates reference points, holes, parts and assemblies from established reference lines or points, transfers hole and rivets pattern within predetermined limits and performs sheet metal assembly work with and without aid of jigs, fixtures or other tooling when necessary.
Applies sealing, bonding agents and other liquid adhesives per specification requirements.
Install some hardware such as nuts, bolts, spring pins, cotter keys and safety wire as needed.
Special care is needed for stress critical areas and areas of cosmetic concern.
Rework and repair issues as needed.
Uses hand and portable tools such as rivet gun, drill motor, portable dimpling equipment, bucking bars, de-burr tools, file, scale, etc.
Functional testing of completed parts and assemblies may be required.
Responsible for the quality of own work.
Performs other related duties as required.
High school education or equivalent. Requires the use of simple arithmetic, a limited number of measuring instruments and blueprints.
Minimum 0-3 months aircraft structure experience required.