Structures Mechanic

at Aerotek
Location Waco
Date Posted December 25, 2021
Category Trades & Services
Job Type Not Specified



Major purpose: The successful candidate will possess at least 8 years of experience (or equivalent, see qualifications) on aircraft structures assembly. Relevant experience includes locating/fitting sheetmetal or heavy structure parts and components, performing drill up and fastener installation, all in accordance with drawings, tech manuals or other written instructions. Additionally, candidate will demonstrate a willingness to learn, ability to comply with written policies, procedures and other instructions.

Major functions: You will demonstrate success by:

* A thorough understanding of aircraft drawings and maintenance manuals

* In depth knowledge of tools required to perform this job function

* Great familiarity with general industry standards on quality expectations and ability to proficiently self-inspect completed work

* In depth knowledge of sheetmetal principals and techniques

* Ability and willingness to train and mentor lower level technicians

* General knowledge of military aircraft FOD and Tool Control requirements

* C-130H and C-130J Periodic Depot Maintenance (PDM), or modification experience a plus

* G550 Structure and Modification a plus

* 737 C Check and Modification a plus

Duties Include:

* Working from drawings, blueprints, sketches, written procedures, planned work orders, technical work orders, work cards and/or any other authorized reference material as required to complete assigned work.

* Performing structural modifications, aircraft inspections or repairs. Sometimes in confined spaces.

* Use of company computer systems for work documentation and retrieval of production related documents.

Technical Functions/Skills:

Education/Experience/Licenses etc.: Qualifications:

- 8 years of experience (or equivalent, see below) on aircraft structures assembly

* May substitute 2 years of experience with completion of Airframe and Power plant schooling or A&P certificate

* Must be able to be certified to operate self-propelled vehicles such as forklifts, scissor lifts, boom lifts and aircraft tow vehicles. Requires flight line physical.

* Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds

* Must be able to achieve and maintain security clearance

* Must be able to read and write the English Language

* Must be able to work overtime, any shift, and weekends as required.

* Must be able to pass pre-employment background, drug, & medical screening; subject to FAA requirements and random substance abuse screening.

* Must possess mechanical skills and have the ability to assemble close tolerance part using hand tools such as pneumatic drills and rivet guns.

* Must have requisite basic tools prior to starting to work; tool list will be provided. Tools must be shadowed and engraved.

**About Aerotek:**

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.