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Heavy Structures Mechanic 

adzuna-us  |  United States  |  

United StatesTampa, FL, 33646
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Full Time


Structures/Sheet Metal Mechanics LOCATION: Tampa, FL DURATION: Long-term contract SALARY: Up to $29/hr, plus $1000 sign-on bonus BENEFITS: Health, Retirement We are currently looking for Structures Mechanics in the Tampa, FL area.

This is a long-term contract position with great benefits (health and retirement), pay up to $29/hr, plus a $1000 sign-on bonus Also, ask us about housing RESPONSIBILITIES Fabricate, repair, replace and rebuild aircraft parts and structures on commercial aircraft in compliance with policies, manuals, procedures and requirements.

Repair body or structure of aircraft according to specifications.

Remove and reinstall repaired or replacement parts for subsequent riveting or fastening, using clamps, wrenches and other common tools.

Read work orders, blueprints and specifications or examine sample or damaged parts or structures to determine repairs or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations.

Locate and mark dimension and reference lines on defective or replacement parts, using templates, scribes, compass, and steel rule.

Clean, strip, prime, and sand structural surfaces and materials prior to bonding.

Repair defective sections or parts, using metal fabricating machines, saws, brakes, shears, drills and grinders.

Remove or cut out defective parts or drill holes to gain access to internal defects or damages, using drill and punch.

Removal and installation of various types of fasteners such as rivets, hi-locks etc.

Implement modifications as per provided work instructions and blueprints Drilling of different materials such as composites, aluminum and titanium Composite repairs such as potting, plugging and surface repairs Application of various adhesive and sealants Additional job-related duties as required.

QUALIFICATIONS Must have 5 years of aviation structures repair experience.

Must have the minimum tools as required Must be willing to perform other functions and duties as assigned by managers and supervisors.

Must be willing to work any shift.

Must be willing to work overtime (as requested).

High school diploma or equivalent required.

Must have reliable transportation to and from the job site.

Must pass pre-employment drug screen and background check.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or veteran status.