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    This National Guard position is for a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT)(Title 32), Position Description Number D1371000and is part of the 151st Maintenance Squadron, in Salt Lake City and is part of the Utah Air National Guard. This vacancy is open to Statewide.

    The selecting supervisor for this vacancy is SMSgt Jason Stevens .

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    MAJOR DUTIES: This is not an all-inclusive list

    As a SHEET METAL MECHANIC (AIRCRAFT)(Title 32), WG-3806-5/8/10, you will:

    * 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.
    * 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.
    * Aligns and balances component structures and airframe using precision measuring instruments and levels.
    * 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.
    * Manufactures and ensures that metal tubing, conduits and cables are fabricated and tested in accordance with drawings and specifications.
    * Work includes layout, bending, cutting, forming and assembling.
    * Devise and calculates patterns employing the principles of triangulation, radial and parallel line development.
    * Performs fabrication of local manufactured items requited for aircraft and equipment.
    * 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.
    * Prepares and designs layout, dies, jigs, and templates necessary to carry out fabrication repair or modification of aircraft, engine, AGE, and other equipment.
    * Performs necessary testing to identify type corrosion present by examination with magnifying equipment, chemical and mechanical methods and treats aircraft engines, in accordance with applicable technical publications.
    * Removes corrosion by mechanical and chemical procedures to include use of portable powered (electric and pneumatic) sanders, buffers, brushes, bead blasters, vacuum cleaners, scrapers, grinders, acids, caustics, solvents, alcohols and other agents used in corrosion control processes.
    * Applies protective coatings, markings, and decals after proper removal of corrosion and treatment of metals.
    * Identifies, blends, stores, controls, and disposes of hazardous materials such as acids, caustics, alcohols, solvents, cleaners, primers and surface coatings used for corrosion removal, treatment and protection in accordance with applicable directives.
    * Other duties as assigned

    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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