Applies basic and some advanced technical skills and knowledge to fabricate, rework and repair metallic or nonmetallic bonded parts for operational aircraft applications. Performs any of the detailed work operations required to be completed in this area of specialization.
Performs bonding of metallic or nonmetallic materials to fabricate parts for aircraft applications using products and processes are varied but generally not complex in scope. The level of work performed requires some skill and experience.
Works under regular supervision applying standard procedures and solutions to meet work requirements. Priorities are determined by management.
Reads and interprets blueprints, drawings, manuals, specifications sketches, job orders, planning documents and engineering drawings. Determines equipment requirements and the method and sequences of operation to be followed in fabrication of parts using materials such as graphite, fiberglass, plastic, boron, flock, mat, epoxy resins, rubber and like materials.
Plans, lays out, fabricates and builds adhesive bonded assemblies of metallic and nonmetallic composite materials. Fabricate composite and metal parts into subassemblies for the purpose of prefitting in preparation for bonding/curing in presses, ovens, and autoclaves.
Lays out, prefits, assemble and performs lay-up on a variety of metal to metal and composite bonded assemblies. Fits core in panels where close tolerances are required for installation of details for completion of assembly. Performs vacuum bagging for Autoclave cures up to 100 psi.
Lays out and marks dimensions and reference lines on material to develop and trace patterns of product or parts, or uses templates.
Selects tooling and materials compatible with the processing techniques identified in the work instructions.
Performs other duties as required. These duties may include assignments in job classifications other than the primary assignment.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Formal Education, Training and Work Experience:Experience may be substituted for the formal education and training requirements in this section at the discretion of management. Technical school and two (2) to four (4) or more years of metallic and nonmetallic bonding, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Level of Supervision Required:The level of supervision required described here is representative of that which must be met by a Stakeholder to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Works with regular supervision.
Follows standard written or oral instructions. May need additional assistance for more complex tasks.
Demonstrate competency in applying the following in performing normal job duties.
Reading and interpreting work instructions, properly documenting work performed on such documents as process planning, adhesive log sheets, Material Review Board documents, Engineering Work Orders, Change Notices, Engineering Process Specifications, technical manuals and like documentation.
Use close tolerance measuring tools i.e. scales, micrometers, calipers, depth gages and like tools.
Special Training and Behavioral Competencies:
Safety training as required by OSHA.
Intermediate blueprint reading.
Comply with The NORDAM Group Leadership Competencies for Stakeholders.
Ability and willingness to assist and transfer technical knowledge to less experienced Stakeholders.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by a Stakeholder to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the Stakeholder is regularly required to stand.
The Stakeholder frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The Stakeholder is occasionally required to talk and hear. The Stakeholder must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Overtime is a requirement of the job. Must be able to work in excess of eight hours per day and five days per week.
Work Environment:The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those a Stakeholder encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. The Stakeholder is frequently exposed to fumes or airborne particles and toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
The mental characteristics described here are representative of those a Stakeholder encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Work in stressful situations and handle multiple priorities. Demonstrate interpersonal, organizational and communication skills to interact effectively with other people, inside the Company.