Zenetex LLC

  • Sheet Metal Mechanic - Hill AFB, UT

    Posted Date 1 week ago(10/9/2018 3:37 PM)
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    US-UT-Hill Air Force Base
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  • Overview

    ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We have an opportunity for an experienced Sheet Metal Mechanic (Aircraft Mechanic II) to support our AMXG Contractor Field Team (CFT) team at Hill Air Force Base. This is position may require the ability to work swing and graveyard shifts.

    This is a union position with a base wage of $34.23/ hourly.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    The Sheet Metal Mechanic will follow all applicable established procedures, instructions, guidelines, and technical data from all DoD Services to provide knowledgeable, skilled labor personnel to ensure aircraft complete the production structural/sheet Metal phase in accordance with the production schedule. Specific responsibilities may include: 

    • Performing visual inspections for damage to aircraft surfaces and components; inspecting for corrosion, and recording findings using proper documentation. Inspecting aircraft for dings, dents, corrosion, lose or missing rivets; taping windows, landing gear, plastic and fiberglass to protect from chemicals; acid etching and washing, priming, and applying epoxy and paint
    • Performing structural repairs by manufacturing and installing new parts, and reinforcing, patching, and replacing defective parts
    • Performing modifications to aircraft structures and conducting final inspections
    • Utilizing precision tools to perform structural repairs and modifications to exacting standards in accordance with provided technical data
    • Utilizing mechanical and hand blending techniques of major aircraft structural components using high speed grinders, sanding blocks, DA sanders, and similar tools
    • Preparing the aircraft, panel, and part surfaces prior to coating/painting using mechanical stripping methods
    • Providing maintenance support such as mechanical stripping, and/or sand applications on aircraft panels, and parts

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • High school diploma or equivalent 
    • Minimum of 4 years-experience on aircraft as a structure/sheet metal mechanic. 
    • Demonstrated experience in providing quality mechanical stripping of paint materials on aircraft panels and surfaces; corrosion repair and mitigation of aircraft panels and structural components; modifications to and structural repair of aircraft panels and structural components
    • Experience in inspecting and evaluating structural damage to aircraft sheet metal systems and preparing composite surfaces using state of the art materials, methods, procedures, and inspections
    • Knowledgeable with the use of common tools such as hammers, punches, pneumatic drill motors, rivet guns, hand sanders, high speed grinders and sanders, protractors, calipers, height, depth, dial gauges and other common pneumatic tools 
    • Experience in the removal of panels and skins and other aircraft components in preparation for removal and application of surface coatings
    • Ability to read and follow government provided technical data, blueprints, engineering drawings, standard operating procedures, and manufacturing specifications in the maintenance process
    • Experience working on military aircraft highly preferred 

    Physical Demands 

    • Work will require a high level of hand dexterity and finger use in both hands, prolonged periods of standing and sitting in combination with stooping, bending, reaching, pulling, and pushing, as well as ability to lift 25lbs and over with assistance.


    Work Environment (ADA)

    • May be required to work in areas in the hangar and on the flight line that are noisy and dusty. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. May be required to wear personal protective equipment, when applicable.    




    Security Clearance

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to pass a high-level government background investigation. Active DoD Secret clearance is desirable. 

    ZENETEX is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.



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