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Aircraft Structural Assembler
Ref No.: 18-01554
Location: Mesa, Arizona
Job Description: Assemble, modify and install aircraft structural assemblies, subassemblies, and structures on
aircraft systems. Identify nonconforming parts, conditions and manufacturing processes. Work
with engineering to improve manufacturing processes.

Major Tasks and Responsibilities:
Assemble aircraft structures or aircraft support equipment with or without the aid of jigs and
fixtures by drilling, filing, filling, reaming, countersinking, burring and fastening using various
hand tools as well as electrical, hydraulic, and pneumatic equipment.
Shim, fit, trim and align structural assemblies and subassemblies that vary considerably from one
Assembly to another as with fairings and the mating of major assemblies
callouts, butt, station and water lines; blind pick up of hole locations for blank parts from
existing structure; correcting skin canning conditions, buckles, wrinkles in outer skins and
remove surface defects as assigned.
Assemble, install, rework, repair and modify aircraft structural, mechanical or electrical
assemblies, subassemblies, components, systems, and airframe structures on aircraft systems
following manufacturing planning, blueprints, schematics, process specifications, repair and
rework sketches, written and oral instructions.
Ensure all assemblies and detail parts are free of Foreign Object Debris (FOD) and nonconformances
issues. Check units for compliance using hand held precision measuring
equipment, such as calipers, micrometers, height gages and scales.
Report all non-conformances to manufacturing supervision or corrective action representative.
Prepare rejection tags noting deviations from specifications on dimensions, finishes, material,
processes, or quality when required.

Follow all safety procedures and reports unsafe conditions to safety officials or manufacturing
Report on job status and restraints to coworkers and supervision;
Identify production inefficiencies and suggests potential improvements to product or process.

Qualifications: Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required
•Knowledgeable and skilled in basic sheet metal, riveting, assembly methods and common
shop practices.
•Knowledgeable and able to interpret and work from blueprints, sketches and written and
verbal instructions.
•Knowledgeable and able to apply shop math.
•Knowledgeable and able to use computer systems for office and shop applications.
•Skilled in listening and interpersonal participation, and able to work with others as part of a
team which includes giving and receiving feedback, and assisting others in completion of
•Able to complete and maintain all required training and certifications needed to do your job
•Able to work in confined spaces requiring kneeling, crawling, climbing, and bending.
Education / Experience: High School Diploma or GED
Additional Comments: NOTE: Pre-assessment required (non-paid) for candidates to be considered for offer/assignment. Manager will identify candidates for the assessment.

Candidates MUST be available to work 1st or 2nd shift as assigned by the manager