7 months ago
Thank you for inquiring about the opportunity to become an Aircraft Support Mechanic - Structures in Base Maintenance.
The Aircraft Support Mechanic (ASM) - Structures position is part of the Base Maintenance team within Technical Operations. In this position candidates will be responsible to support with fabricating, repairing, and/or modifying aircraft structure per approved manufacturing and engineering documents. Additionally, candidates will perform or assist in the open up /close up, disassembly, lubrication, cleaning, repair, and servicing of the aircraft by utilizing the appropriate tooling, chemicals and equipment to effectively and efficiently accomplish assigned maintenance functions. To be selected for this position, candidates must have a working knowledge, understanding, and familiarization with approved manuals and procedures. In addition, candidates must have the knowledge and ability to perform appropriate computer functions in order to provide documentation to ensure that maintenance records, parts tracking and costs are accurately recorded. Candidates will be required to adhere to all Delta policies and standards. Please note this position is subject to 24/7 operations to include shift, weekend and holiday coverage. Safety is Delta's number one priority; therefore, all Delta employees practice safety conscious behaviors in all operational process and procedures.
To be considered for this position candidates must have a high school diploma or equivalent along with at least one (1) year of documented structures experience in aviation or equivalent documented training. Candidates who have graduated from high school with a vocational diploma or other diploma that includes a minimum of six (6) units of study (2-3 years) in a major vocational field will be considered. The acceptable vocational fields are: automotive and mechanical. To be considered based on high school vocational qualifications, candidates must provide copies of their high school transcripts listing courses, grades and credits. All candidates must be able to read and write English as well as comprehend and apply information contained in complex technical manuals, procedural manuals, job instructional cards, service bulletins, blueprints, and other engineering documents with little or no assistance. A basic understanding of mechanical, electrical, hydraulic and pneumatic disciplines as they apply to aircraft systems are required. Candidates must be able to demonstrate the knowledge and skills necessary to use tooling such as drills, die grinders, high impact vibratory tools (bucking, riveting), huck pullers, lock bolt pullers, C-squeezes, torque wrenches, and screw guns. Candidates must pass job related tests which are designed to determine aptitude and ability to perform essential job functions. Tests are administered based on Delta's protocol and procedures. While this is not a comprehensive list, some tests may cover the ability to read blueprints, fastener identification, discuss best structural practices as well as simple repair layouts. This position also requires candidates meet the physical requirements which qualify a person to perform essential job functions.
Must be able to pass an extensive background check, drug screen and fingerprint scan.
Pay Scale effective October 1st
After 6 months $19.14
After 1 year $20.06
After 2 years $21.51
After 3 years $22.91
After 4 years $24.46
After 4 years $32.29
After 5 years $32.93