3 months ago
Advises on metals machining, designing, and production problems.
Designs, manufactures, or modifies special precision tools, gauges, cutting tools, metal dies, or molds used in shaping or forming metal or nonmetallic material and fixtures to facilitate metal working operations.
Performs metals technology shop calculations such as determining cutting speeds, feeds, and settings.
Uses manual and Computer Numerical Controlled (CNC) metal working machines.
To manufacture and repair cams, gears, slots, and keyways for aircraft components, machine repair and aerospace support equipment.
Writes programs for CNC machines using manual and Computer Aided Design-Computer Aided Manufacturing (CAD-CAM) methods.
Checks completed components and determines serviceability in accordance with drawings and specifications.
Disassembles, assembles, and fits component parts using specialized fasteners.
Uses metal working equipment and tools to produce surface finishing specifications for components.
Extracts broken or damaged screws, nuts, bolts, and aircraft hardware.
Checks components for wear tolerances by using precision measuring devices and tools.
Enters required data on aircraft forms and makes CAMS inputs.
Performsstructural fusion welding on aircraft/aircraft components and aerospace ground support equipment in accordance with (IAW) technical data.
Must have knowledge to select the correct filler materials and shielding gases when producing flight critical welds.
Clean parts utilizing liquid, vapor and sand blasting equipment.
Read and understand engineering or mechanical drawings/blueprints.
Required to fabricate, manufacture, weld, braze, silver solder, cut, preheat-post heat, bend, and saw in the correct sequence to perform welding projects without direct supervision.
Design/repair special trailers, and stands used in aircraft maintenance.
Perform heat-treating, tempering, annealing, stress relief, and artificial ageing of aerospace metals, tools, dies, jigs, and fixtures I/A/W technical data.
Set up and operate the following equipment:
Stationary and mobile Mig, Tig, and Arc welders, plasma arc cutter, oxyacetylene cutting torch, heat-treating ovens.
Must be able to maintain certification requirements I/A/W T.O. 00-25-252 and Military Specifications 1595 in the following materials: Steel, Stainless Steel, Aluminum, Titanium, and Inconel.
May perform duties as a Qualified Weld Inspector by inspecting own welds and those of other qualified welders and may perform duties such as training and re-certification in the various welding processes.
Knowledge of hazards of explosive gasses, hazardous rays, and fumes, and proper handling, use, and disposal of hazardous waste and materials.
Shall perform other duties as may be assigned to include TDY and travel.
Knowledge & Skills
A working knowledge of the welding and machine shop practices and procedures.
Experience & Education
A technical course in welding and machine shop is also required.
Must have the ability to read and interpret technical data.
Must be obtain to maintain welding certification.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret security clearance and Government Flightline driver’s license.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to work day shift, night shift, and/or weekend shift as required.