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Aviation Technical Services
Location: Everett
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Mechanic Jobs
Aircraft Mechanic, Heavy Structures

PAE, Everett, Washington, United States of America
Req #304

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

SUMMARY: Perform heavy sheet metal tasks such as removing, repairing or replacing skins, floor beams, longerons, bulkheads, stringers, frames, chords and any other primary structural parts from commercial aircraft. Works under minimal supervision.


- Locate and mark dimensions, layout patterns, and templates, fabricate parts, repair or replace heavy structure aircraft components.

- Read and interpret manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, engineering authorizations, structural repair manuals, drawings and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repair, replacement or modification

- Provide accurate documentation on customer paperwork per FAA requirements.

- Communicate effectively with other maintenance personnel at all levels by keeping co-workers and leadership apprised of work progress and difficulties as they arise.

- Follow safety program including hazmat tool control and foreign object damage (FOD)

- Conduct operational tests.

- Help with general clean-up of work area.

- Maintain regular and prompt attendance

- Perform other duties as assigned.


- Good verbal and written communication skills.

- Ability to read and interpret documents as well as communicate effectively with other maintenance and support personnel at all levels regarding job related issues.

- Ability to use precision tools, hand tools, power tools, shrinkers, benders, rollers, drills, shot rivets, saw, brakes, shears and grinders.

- Familiar with all types of metal, hardware, rivets according to size and measurement to select proper materials for repair.

- Must have knowledge of fundamental aircraft maintenance operations and practices and be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.

- Ability to perform basic and intermediate mathematical functions.

- Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

- Meet all regulatory requirements per FAR 65.

- Proficiency in heavy structure maintenance


- High School Diploma or equivalent.

- Must have had at least four years of practical experience in the procedures, practices, inspection methods, materials, tools, machine tools, and equipment generally used in aircraft heavy structure maintenance.

- Airframe and/or Powerplant License preferred




Duties shall include observing all company, health, safety and environmental rules, ensuring that you are provided with full information on your area specific safety issues, all unique hazards are identified, and you are provided with the proper equipment to carry out your job in a safe manner. Also, the entire work area must be maintained to a high standard of housekeeping and low incidence of physical hazards and all accidents must be promptly reported to your supervisor or manager.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Must be flexible to work a variety of shift schedules and shift hours. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


- The noise level in this work environment is usually moderate to high.

- May occasionally work near moving mechanical parts in high, precarious places and may be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.

- This position requires occasional use of a respirator.


This job description is not a contract for employment and either party may terminate employment at any time. The job description is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job. ATS reserves the right to revise the job description at any time.

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