PAE, Inc Sheet Metal Worker, Maintenance--ASTM: Eglin in Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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Sheet Metal Worker, Maintenance--ASTM: Eglin

Classification Description (cut and paste from job description)

Troubleshoots, maintains, inspects, and repairs metals, plastics, fiberglass, composites, and bonded materials. Identifies and treats corrosion on aircraft and Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) to meet structural integrity requirements. Required to perform assigned tasks within your work center that directly supports necessary functions of this job classification.

Specialty Qualifications (cut and paste from job description)

a. Knowledge. Knowledge of composition characteristics and identification of aircraft metals, tubing, cables, plastics, fiberglass, composites, bonded structures, and honeycombs is mandatory. Knowledge of the principles and general details of aircraft structural construction and repair; sheetmetal layout; shop drawing techniques; shop mathematics; principles of cold-forming aluminum alloys and heat-forming plastic; corrosion identification and removal; cleaning metals; applying protective coatings; and mixing, storage, and use of materials is mandatory. Knowledge of technical orders and regulations and safety codes and practices is mandatory. Knowledge of the concepts of major command maintenance directives and the use and operator maintenance of aircraft structural maintenance tools, equipment, and machinery is mandatory. Knowledge of maintenance management; concepts and application of applicable maintenance directives; and the proper handling, use, and disposal of hazardous wastes and materials is mandatory. Knowledge of MIS (CAMS/IMDS) and desktop computer operations and use is mandatory. Must have working knowledge of Air Force supply procedures to look up, place orders, receive and maintain parts and materials to complete assigned work.

b. Education. Completion of high school with courses in mathematics, algebra, metalworking, mechanical drawing, chemistry, and physics is desirable.

c. Experience. Qualification as Sheetmetal Worker is mandatory. A minimum of five years of experience performing functions, such as fabricating, repairing, assembling, or installing aircraft metals, plastics, fiberglass, composites, or honeycomb parts; corrosion identification and removal; preparing and cleaning metals; or applying coatings and markings, is mandatory. Completion of an advanced structural maintenance course is mandatory.

Special Certifications and Qualifications required for position (as determined by Program Manager)

You must have held an Air Force Aircraft Structural Maintenance AFSC also preferred F-15C/D aircraft experience and possess the required qualifications in the attached job description.

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PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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