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DynCorp International LLC. Aircraft Structural Mechanic in ANDALUSIA, Alabama

Job Summary



TheAircraft Structural Mechanicis responsible for providing repair services on a variety of helicopter structures. Preparing metals for installation, formation, shaping, riveting and installing sheet metal onto aircraft. Sizing, fitting and ensuring OEM, customer and regulatory/quality standards are met for all repairs & maintenance. Reviewing, interpreting & following blueprint & drawings is required. The ability to produce quality work in non-negotiable deadlines is part of this position.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Fabrication of composite and metals, forming, shaping and riveting repairs to the Aircraft

  • Performing structural repairs and overhauls on a variety of OEM approved products

  • Riveting of sheet metal

  • Reviews work required, prepares inspection reports for estimates

  • Reviews blueprints and drawings to determine requirements of jobs

  • Applying information from air services bulletins, technical documentation and CARs to various jobs

  • Utilizing fixtures and jigs to repair damaged sheet metal sections

  • Troubleshooting and ensuring required performance and standards of the repaired unit/pieces

  • Develop work methods, procedures and standards, if necessary

  • Plan, organize and coordinate work

  • Provide instruction, guidance, advice, and feedback as required

  • Perform regular cleaning and maintenance of machines and tools

  • Removes, installs, opens, closes, aircraft equipment and panels as required.

  • Other duties as assigned within classification.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of structural repair practices and procedures is preferred.

  • Working knowledge of drawings, blueprints, maintenance instructions and other applicable technical directives is highly desired.

  • Must be able to be respirator qualified.

  • Knowledge of technical documents such as technical bulletins, alert service bulletins, etc

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

  • FAA A&P license preferred.

  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.

  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English

Experience & Education

  • Completion of high school diploma or the equivalent is required..

  • Minimum two years of Aircraft Sheetmetal experience.

  • Structural experience on Bell products and fixtures preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Capable of performing tasks that frequently require lifting, reaching, bending, walking, pulling, sitting, standing, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and stretching for prolonged periods of time.

  • Must be capable of performing tasks in cramped, awkward, and strained positions and/or climbing up and down ladders, work platforms, scaffolding, and aircraft structures.

  • Must be capable of carrying items up to 50 pounds or, for heavier objects, must seek assistance of other workers or weightlifting devices.

  • Must be capable of wearing personal protective equipment for HAZMAT operations.

  • May be required to work night shifts.

  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.

  • May be exposed to extreme noise, fumes, airborne particles, electrical shock hazards, or work near moving parts, vehicles or aircraft.

  • Some domestic travel may be required.

Job: *Aviation / Support

Title: Aircraft Structural Mechanic


Requisition ID: 2003715

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.