Aircraft Sheet Metal Worker

Cherry Point, NC


Employee maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty.

– Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.

– Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.

– Applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.

– Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufactures’ manuals.

– Perform a full range of aircraft sheet metal duties including, but not limited to, disassemble, modify, repair, and reassemble complex aircraft metal items and systems.

– Analyze and evaluate structural damage to metal systems and items; develop patterns using a combination of parallel and radial line development; fabricate, install, and repair a variety of items and systems made from a wide variety of metals.

– Use precision measuring instruments such as calipers, protractors, snap ring, height, depth, dial and screw pitch gauges, squares, rulers, trammel points, and sine bars.


– Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.

– Requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.

– Must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.

– Requires working knowledge of technical publications.

– Must be able to prioritize workload in order to maintain schedules on assigned projects.

– Must be able to safely move about an aircraft maintenance environment.

– Must be able to sit, stand, squat, and walk for extended periods during shift. Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hand-to-finger movements, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with arms and hands. Occasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.

– Must have mobility to climb stairs and ladders.

– Regularly required to talk or hear.

– Must occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.

– Must be able to obtain and maintain base access.


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