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    This National Guard position is for a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), Position Description NGD1371000 and is part of the OH 179 Airlift Wing, Ohio Air National Guard.

    This position is located within a National Guard aircraft maintenance organization. Its primary purpose is to accomplish the inspection, repair, modification, installation and troubleshooting of sheet metal, fiberglass, bonded honeycomb and structural materials and components treatment (mechanical and chemical), and painting.

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    As a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT), WG-3806-10, you will perform the following duties:

    (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) Performs other duties as assigned.

    *The above duty description does not contain all details of the official position description. A copy of the entire position description can be found on FASCLASS by searching the position description #:NGD1371000. 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


    Promotion Potential


  • Job family (Series)

    3806 Sheet Metal Mechanic

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