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Sheet Metal Worker II

Sheet Metal Worker II

Springfield, IL

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At StandardAero, we use our ingenuity and know-how to find solutions for the simple to the most complex challenges in aviation. Together, we get the job done and done well. Our stability, resources, and respectful culture supports you in building a solid career with a great team you can count on day in and day out for the long term.

As a Sheet Metal Worker you’ll perform internal and external sheet metal repairs and modifications to all aircraft serviced at the facility. Research and develop repair schemes using blueprints, engineering orders, service bulletins, and other technical publications. Fabricate various sheet metal parts in their entirety by interpreting blueprints, calculating angles, diameters, and bend allowances, and then cutting shaping, and forming the part.

What you’ll do:

  • Performs structural aircraft repairs using appropriate sheet metal techniques and fasteners. Builds up surfaces and structures to specifications. Installs Service Bulletin kits using parts and instructions provided by O.E.M
  • Plans and develops schemes for sheet metal repairs and/or modifications by utilizing blueprints, sketches, service bulletins, OEM or government specifications, engineering orders or other technical publications.
  • Uses precision measuring instruments to accomplish sheet metal repairs or modifications, (i.e. micrometers, calipers, surface plates, protractors, combination squares, etc.)
  • Sets up and uses sheet metal equipment such as power brakes, presses, saws, rollers, etc.
  • Constructs dollies, jigs, and special tools as required.
  • Documents and Signs Off on all work accomplished in a clear, concise and accurate manner.
  • Accomplishes Service Bulletins, Repair Letters, and Airworthiness Directives as required.
  • Reads and interprets maintenance manuals, blueprints, technical manuals, and schematic diagrams when required.
  • Responsible for knowing, understanding, following, promoting, and continuously improving company policies and procedures
  • Ability to work overtime as needed or scheduled
  • Observes all safety, environmental, and general housekeeping rules and policies.
  • May perform other duties as required by the department.

What skills you will use:

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • 3+ year’s civilian or military aircraft sheet metal experience.
  • Proven experience using a variety of hand and power tools, including precision measurement tools (micrometers, calipers, protractors, etc.).
  • Prior experience operating sheet metal machinery to fabricate units with complex contours and multiple angles.
  • Must know how to calculate, bend and perform roll allowances
  • Strong communication skills required, both verbal and written. Must have good interpersonal and verbal skills in order to interface with customers and employees.
  • Must be able to lift up to 60 pounds.

Preferred Characteristics:

  • Sheet metal training preferred. This training may take the form of military training or technical school training.
  • Mechanical and technical aptitude highly preferred

Benefits that make life better:

  • Comprehensive Healthcare
  • 401(k) with 100% company match; up to 5% vested
  • Paid Time Off starting on day one
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Health- & Dependent Care Flexible Spending Accounts
  • Short- & Long-Term Disability
  • Life & AD&D Insurance
  • Learning & Training opportunities

Raising the Standard of Excellence since 1911

With over a century of proven excellence, StandardAero has become an industry leader in MRO services and customized solutions in the aerospace field. Our shared values and learning-based culture inspire our team to exceed their potential and power our customers’ missions worldwide. With on-the-job training, advancement opportunities, and excellent benefits, StandardAero invites you to experience a fulfilling and meaningful career with us.

Inclusivity Is Our Standard

StandardAero offers equal employment opportunities for all. Our supportive environment celebrates diversity with no room for harassment or discrimination of any kind. We invite you to bring your authentic self to our team and experience our welcoming culture.

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