Sheet Metal Mechanic Aircraft Job in FLOWOOD, MS

Vacancy No. Department Air National Guard Units (Title 32/Title 5)
Salary $23.27 to $27.13 Grade 10 to 10
Perm/Temp Permanent FT/PT Full-time
Open Date 1/13/2018 Close Date 1/29/2018
Job Link Apply Online Who may apply Status Candidates
Locations:
FLOWOOD, MS

Job Description (Please follow all instructions carefully)

Overview

  • Open & closing dates

    01/13/2018 to 01/29/2018

  • Salary

    $23.27 to $27.13 per hour

  • Pay scale & grade

    WG 10

  • Work schedule

    Full-Time

  • Appointment type

    Permanent

Location

2 vacancies in the following location:

Relocation expenses reimbursed

No

Announcement number

MS-10076503-AF-18-039

Control number

488674600

  • Duties

    Duties

    Summary

    THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.

    This National Guard position is for a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), Position Description Number D1371000and is part of the MS 172 AW, National Guard.


    The National Guard is the oldest component of the Armed Forces of the United States. Since the earliest American colonial days, citizens have joined together for collective defense. We have a proud tradition of coming to the aid of our friends and neighbors in times of serious emergencies. Join our National Guard team and serve your nation, your states and your community!

    NATIONAL GUARD MEMBERSHIP IS REQUIRED: This is an excepted service position that requires membership in a compatible military assignment in the National Guard. Selectee will be required to wear the military uniform. Acceptance of an excepted service position constitutes concurrence with these requirements as a condition of employment. Applicants who are not currently a member of the National Guard must be eligible for immediate membership and employment in the National Guard in the military grade listed in this announcement.

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    Responsibilities

    his position is located within a National Guard aircraft maintenance organization. As a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), WG-3806-10, you will accomplish the inspection, repair, modification, installation and troubleshooting of sheet metal, fiberglass, bonded honeycomb and other structural materials and components as well as treatment (i.e., mechanical and chemical), and painting of missiles, aircraft powered and nonpowered Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE), and monitoring aircraft and equipment washing.

    (1) Independently inspects aircraft and determines the nature and extent of repairs to be made, using applicable technical orders as guidelines. Works directly on the aircraft and its components, fulfilling such tasks as removal, repair, modification and installation of parts and assemblies, such as frames, stringers, longerons, bulkheads, beams, ribs, spars, skin, cowling, brackets, faring, access doors, panels and other related items. May be required to clear red "X" conditions.

    (2) Repairs cracks in aircraft skin. Fabricates and fits patches to damaged areas, determining repair detail necessary to retain or restore original strength. Fits and trims components to aircraft such as landing gear doors, control surfaces, flaps access doors and other assemblies. Seals structures to make them pressure, water and
    weather tight.

    (3) Troubleshoots aircraft structural repair situations in such areas as fuselage, tails, wings, cowlings, and stabilizers. Removes, forms, fits, and installs highly stressed and double contoured skins, using hand or powered drilling and cutting tools and other metal working equipment. Determines shear and bearing load factors during rivet replacement. Installs heads up, regular, heat treated, high shear, and blind type aircraft rivets and fasteners, using pneumatic riveters, special tools and bucking bars. Removes damaged or broken fasteners and receptacles.

    (4) Aligns and balances component structures and airframe using precision measuring instruments and levels. Performs metal-to-metal bonding where delamination of surfaces and core material occurs in control surfaces.

    (5) Inspects damage or deterioration and determines repair or replacement of plastic, fiberglass, composites, bonded structures, and bonded honeycomb assemblies using powered and nonpowered tools and equipment. Repairs or replaces retaining frames and installs plastic laminated blanks. Designs and constructs forming fixtures.

    (6) Manufactures and ensures that metal tubing, conduits and cables are fabricated and tested in accordance with drawings and specifications. Fabricates and repairs flexible control cables.

    (7) Performs fabrication of local manufactured items requited for aircraft and equipment. Work includes layout, bending, cutting, forming and assembling. Devise and calculates patterns employing the principles of triangulation, radial and parallel line development.

    (8) Sets up and operates power shears, brakes, rolls, dimpling machines, drill presses, saws, portable powered tools, specific detection and measuring equipment, and other metal working equipment, including use of other tools of the trade. Requisitions necessary supplies and equipment for the activity.

    Details of the duties and responsibilities are contained in the applicable position description located online, on the FASCLASS website. https://acpol2.army.mil/fasclass/search_fs/search_fasclass.asp

    Travel Required

    Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.

    Supervisory status

    No

    Promotion Potential

    10

    Who May Apply

    This job is open to…

    CURRENT members of the Army National Guard, Air National Guard, Reserves or Active Duty Military. You must be eligible to immediately transfer to the Mississippi Air National Guard, if selected.

    Questions? This job is open to 2 groups.

  • Job family (Series)

    3806 Sheet Metal Mechanic

  • Requirements
  • Required Documents
  • Benefits
  • How to Apply
  • Fair & Transparent

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