First State Chapter -PAMA
2005 & 2009 National Chapter of the Year

Job Title: Sheet Metal Mechanic A
Department: AFS / Structures
Reports To: Structures Supervisor
FLSA Status: Non-Exempt
Year Reviewed: 2017

The Sheet Metal Mechanic performs aircraft related sheet metal and Auxiliary Fuel
Systems (AFS) installation and modification tasks in accordance with Company
Standards and procedures, appropriate maintenance publications, guidance and
standard practices under general supervision.  

•        Perform aircraft structural, and sheet-metal related activities including
modifications, heavy repair, and maintenance.
•        Accomplish planned work in accordance with engineering drawings,
manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process Standards and Airplane
Maintenance Manuals.
•        Document all aircraft related actions in accordance with the Repair Station
Manual, Quality System Manual and appropriate regulatory guidance. Ensure all
paperwork requirements are kept current with job progress.
•        Prepare and submit all required documentation to Quality Control following
completion of project.
•        Train employees in work methods and procedures, strictly in accordance
with engineering drawings, manufacturer’s specifications, Company Process
Standards and Airplane Maintenance Manuals.
•        Assist in various aircraft ground-handling tasks including servicing, lifting /
shoring, and towing.
•        Promptly report any problems associated with carrying out work assignments
including non-availability of parts, materials, improper work-flow, drawing
discrepancies, etc.  
•        Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company
•        Inspect for, and report all non-airworthy aircraft, components or articles.
•        Report any unserviceable tooling, machinery, or equipment required for
efficient production.
•        Maintain and record accurate time accounting records in CIMA.
•        Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company
•        Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
•        Other duties may be assigned.


The individual employed in this position is expected to dress appropriately
(determined by area in which their work is performed), report to work on time,
have excellent work habits, and have a cooperative and positive attitude in the
work setting; exhibits respect and professionalism when interacting with
customers, and all employees; must adhere to company policies, procedures and
safety standards.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each
essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of
the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
•        Requires High School Education or equivalent reading, writing, and math
•        Five or more years of experience in aircraft sheet metal/structures.
•        Knowledge of the Boeing 737-700, -800 and -900; BBJ a plus
•        Solid understanding in the use of Precision measuring tools as well as basic
•        Effective computer skills; Microsoft Office software and other company and
discipline specific software applications.
•        Effective written and verbal communication skills.
•        Effective analytical and problem-solving skills.
•        Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task, prioritize and plan work.
•        Ability and willingness to work extended hours or second shift, when needed.
•        Maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times, while setting a
positive example for all employees.

•        Read, write, and understand the English language.  
•        Ability to read, analyze, and interpret technical documents and engineering

•        FAA Airframe and Powerplant or Repairman’s Certification preferred.  

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be
met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities
to perform the essential functions. Standard safety precautions are required in all
areas where hazardous conditions exist.
•        Exerting/lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or 25 lbs. frequently.  
•        Use of hands and fingers to handle, feel or operate precision tools /
measuring equipment.
•        Ability to maneuver in and out of and work in tight cramped areas; motions
include standing, sitting, kneeling and working overhead.
•        Ability to climb ladders, aircraft maintenance stands; operate boom lifts.  

Occasional travel may be required; the employee filling this position must be
willing to travel on short notice and possibly for extend periods.

The following work environment and characteristics described are representative
of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this
•        Standard office environments.
•        Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an aviation
•        Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical
and chemical.
•        Occasional work at heights upwards to 60 feet.  

All employees have a responsibility to cooperate in promoting and maintaining a
safe and healthy work environment, to take reasonable care of their own health
and safety and to encourage the health and safety of all other team members.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be
performed by this employee.  The individual employed in this position will be
required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties
requested by Management.

Bryan Ochs | People Manager
ALOFT AeroArchitects
T 302-253-6149 M 302-542-2196