Wyle is seeking a highly motivated Aviation Sheet Metal Mechanic for manufacture of U.S. Army helicopter maintenance trainers. The successful candidate will use their CH-47 Chinook experience and expertise to perform hand and machine operations to cut, form fit and assemble various metals, plastics and composites used in the manufacturing and repair of trainer systems and related projects. The applicant will make templates and holding devices, apply conceptual skills to visualize the item to be made, develop the design using drafting, geometry and shop mathematics. The sheet metal mechanic must rely on advanced trade knowledge and the ability to improvise trade techniques. The successful applicant will plan to work sequence, repair methods, equipment needs and material requirements from engineering drawings, applicable specifications, airframes service changes, bulletins, contractor and vendor drawings and repair manuals, examine and evaluate damage, wear, corrosion, misalignments and other deficiencies. Task requirements will include using fixtures to determine proper alignments of major points, proper dihedral and incidence angles; NDI checks to assist in locating structural failure; perform major structural repair and modifications involving critical structural members and skins. Remove, replace or repair all or portions of skins, ribs, spars, bulkheads, fittings, forgings, brackets, clips, support splice members, etc., by fitting aligning, drilling and riveting. Lay out and manufacture parts such as splices, reinforcements, inspection plates, doubler’s, surface or flush patches, clips, angles, brackets, etc., and occasionally manufactures complex ribs, bulkheads, stringers, skins, repair parts, etc. Remove corrosion by mechanical means and chemically tests the affected areas, prototypes new changes and modifications and performs analytical rework as prescribed by engineering. Remove and replace damaged or corroded fittings, rivets, screws, bolts and other types of fasteners. Install reinforcements and patches on ribs, skins, etc. Drill and ream holes for bushings, stress relieves scratches by burnishing or buffing. Candidate must be willing to work Day or Night shift and weekends as required. Some travel may be required within CONUS.
Education: Requires an Associate of Arts Degree and a minimum of (3) three years related experience.
Experience: At least (5) five years of experience performing aviation sheet metal and structural repair, overhaul and manufacture. Must be able to lift 50 lbs. U.S. Army CH-47 experience with a MOS of 15U preferred.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities: Must be capable of safely handling government furnished equipment and materials. Will be experienced on all general aircraft guidelines and procedures, familiar with phase books, technical bulletins, special tools, parts requisitions, tracking maintenance trends and Army Technical manuals/IETM. Operate and maintain Aviation Ground Support Equipment (AGSE). Must be able to use a computer to access and navigate the IETM, and Windows programs. The successful candidate must have a solid history of functioning in a team environment, being a self-starter, and working independently with limited instruction, while meeting critical demands. This will require the candidate to have excellent interpersonal, communication and organizational skills with the ability to work in a fast paced environment with high attention to detail.
Applicant selected may be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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