RS Sheetmetal Technician Senior – Special Missions, Savannah, GA    

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Location: Savannah, GA
Job Type: Contract
Rate: $28.50

Start Date: 17-12-2020
Date Added: 17-12-2020
Status: Accepting Candidates
Industry: Aerospace
Categories: AE22a – Structural Assembler


RS Sheetmetal Technician Senior – Special Missions, Savannah, GA

Location: Savannah, GA
Salary: TBD based on experience
Contract Duration: 1 Year + (up to 4 years)

Unique Skills:
• These positions are for 1st, 2nd and 4th shifts
• Heavy structural mod experience preferred
• Blueprint reading proficiency
• Knowledge of trade tools required

• High School Diploma or GED required
• Four (4) years of sheetmetal and/or fabrication experience
• Experience in aerospace industry preferred
• Valid driver’s licence required

Position Purpose:
The Sheetmetal Technician Senior works under minimal supervision to safely lay-out, fabricate and install parts equipment and fabricated items on aircraft following established operating procedures. All work performed should be in accordance with company design specifications, quality standards and completed work should meet customer expectations. Mentor and train other Sheetmetal Technicians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
1. Use complicated schematics/blueprints, engineering drawings and technical instructions to safely perform sheetmetal layout, fabrication, and installation of parts, equipment or fabricated items on aircraft. Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, sign-offs and quality specifications
2. Mentor and train Sheetmetal Technicians, as required. Review their work prior to sign off to ensure work complies with quality control standards
3. Oversee projects or other technicians and assesses requirements of assigned tasks to procure required materials and documentation for assigned tasks
4. Use blueprints to cut and form plastics and follow standard operating procedures when using adhesives, sealants and solvents
5. Utilizing tools as required to shape and form complex angles and configurations according to blueprint specifications or written/verbal information
6. Safely operate shop equipment such as: brakes, presses, riveting equipment, shears, and hand tools associated with sheetmetal functions. Use the proper hardware for various sheetmetal application.
7. Comply with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies. Uses personal protective equipment as required. Ensures aircraft is protected (PTP)
8. Conduct monthly 5S audits, as required
9. Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work
10. Assist in developing initiatives to meet individual OGSM requirements, as required
11. Work closely with lead to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce cost, cycle time, and man hours
12. Participate in continuous improvement activities (e.g. YIAW, Kaizen events, etc.)
13. Coordinate with other disciplines concerning projects
14. Perform Lead responsibilities, as required

Other Requirements:
1. Advanced knowledge of sheetmetal or fabrication processes (forming, drilling, stamping, shaping, bending, punching, cutting, riveting, filing and dimpling)
2. Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation
3. Valid driver’s license required to operate towing and other Gulfstream transportation equipment
4. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand proficiently the English language
5. Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
6. Adapts to sudden schedule changes
7. Able to use tools and equipment associated with sheetmetal work
8. Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift
9. Must have a good working knowledge of computers and experience working with MicroSoft Office suite
10. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand the English language

To apply please email your resume to Akila at: