Wilmington-Clinton County Chamber of Commerce

Aircraft Structures Technician

Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services
Job Description
What you will do:
This position will perform structure maintenance, repair, and/or modification on customer aircraft in accordance with applicable technical data, customer maintenance program requirements, within estimated or budgeted hours, and within FAA and customer standards of quality.  You will also consult and interpret blueprints, Structural Repair Manuals; Illustrated parts Catalog, service bulletins and engineering orders to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged structural components. In addition this position will document all maintenance actions in accordance with Airborne, customer, and FAA guidelines. This position is also responsible to Return to Service aircraft that have completed all required maintenance actions utilizing logbooks, Airborne, and customer authorized documentation. This position reports to one of the Production Supervisors.  

What you need:

High school diploma or equivalent
Airframe license
Working knowledge of aircraft construction and repair principles.
Working knowledge of computer based aircraft maintenance software
Basic understanding of FAA regulations pertaining to CFT Part 145 repair station operations.
Must provide tools as listed on required tool listing.

Preferred Skills:

Prefer A & P License
Graduate of technical training school
 2 years prior experience working with sheet metal and structural repairs in a heavy maintenance /Transport or Regional Jet environment
Prior experience on Boeing 737 Classic & Next Generation Aircraft
Prior experience at a FAR 145 repair station

 Physical Requirements:

Ability to work outside in all weather conditions and to travel on an as needed basis to support off-site maintenance
Must provide tools as listed on required tool listing.
Eye/hand coordination and clear field of vision
Ability to work at heights up to 80 feet and lift up to 75 pounds
Ability to work in tight and confined spaces with respiratory equipment
Ability to bend, crawl, twist, and other positions and sustain the position for extended period of time
Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations

AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender  identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.
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