Summary/Objective

An Aircraft Structures Mechanic will primarily be responsible for all aspects of the structural and mechanical installation of wing extensions, winglets, and control surfaces.

Essential functions

  1. Locate and install hi-loks, solid rivets, blind rivets, bolts and screws.
  2. Trim and fit wing extension leading edges.
  3. Apply Alodine and primer to aircraft structural components.
  4. Install and adjust mechanical components such as actuators, bellcranks, pushrods, and springs.
  5. Balance and install control surfaces.
  6. Remove and install aircraft panels, interior components, and control surfaces to facilitate other maintenance.
  7. Perform all essential functions in accordance with the manufacturer’s specifications.

Competencies

  1. Understand and be able to apply common practices related aircraft structural repairs and modifications.
  2. Effectively use all hand and power tools commonly used in aircraft structural repairs.
  3. Read and interpret engineering drawings.
  4. Understand the use and navigation of ATA codes and aircraft maintenance manuals.
  5. Knowledgeable of the requirements of 14 CFR Part 145.
  6. Be able to read and understand English.

Supervisory Responsibility

None

Work Environment

Most work will be conducted in a heated aircraft hangar with occasional work performed outside during aircraft handling.

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This position is paid hourly, is expected to work at least 40 hours a week, and be able to work different shifts and weekends when necessary.

Travel

No normal travel is required for this position, but some travel may be required for training and other reasons.

Required Education and Experience

  1. High school diploma or equivalent required

Preferred/Not Required Education and Experience

  1. At least 4 years of aircraft structural repair or modification experience
  2. FAA Airframe Certificate
  3. Cessna Citation Jet (525) experience
  4. AA/AS degree in a related field

Additional Eligibility Qualifications

  1. Must have own tools
  2. Possess reliable transportation to and from the job site.
  3. Able to pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check

Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be legally authorized to work in country of employment without sponsorship for employment visa status.

EEO Statement

Tamarack Aerospace Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other protected characteristics.

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

If your goal is to become a significant member, working with an elite team, send your resume to careers@tamarackaero.com for consideration.   You’ll find we offer competitive compensation/benefits commensurate with your experience.