Sheet Metal Repair / Manufacturing Technician (Aviation – AME)
Adelaide Airport, Adelaide SA
Aerospace Engineering (Engineering)
Full time
Reporting to the Head of Operations, you will be experienced and skilled in all aspects of sheet metal work, with basic experience in composite techniques. You will need a thorough understanding of processes and procedures, attention to detail and demonstrated commitment to problem solving. You will need to be a hands-on problem solver, able to adapt to the changing needs of our business.

Experience and skills

Certificate IV in Aeroskills or equivalent
Minimum 2 years relevant sheet metal experience
Basis Composite skills (desirable)
Ability to demonstrate high quality technical skills
Experience using job management software (desirable)
A continuous improvement mindset
A team player with good communication skills
Problem solving skills
Highly detailed with excellent hand skills
Effective time management
Willing to work flexible hours and overtime if required

Duties and responsibilities

Repair or fabricate the body or structure of an aircraft according to specifications
Perform moderate to advanced sheet metal repairs
Perform and/or assist with basic composite repairs
Read work orders, blueprints and specifications
Locate and mark dimension and reference lines on defective or replacement parts
Repair or fabricate defective sections or parts using metal fabrication machines, saws, brakes, shears and grinders
Remove or cut defective part or drill holes to gain access to internal defects or damages
Complete all necessary paperwork as required by company regulations and CASA
Perform aircraft maintenance and repair work, in-house or on-site for customers, when necessary
Cure bonded structures and parts using ovens and hot bonders
Clean, strip, prime and sand structural surface and materials prior to bonding
Liaise with a number of stakeholders
Carry out all work whilst adhering to Aerobond Group SMS and WHS policies

Relatable job experience

Structural aviation maintenance or airframe maintenance
Sheet metal work
Carbon fibre & fibreglass work
Car restoration
Auto body repair
Motorsport repair
Boat repair

Physical requirements

Ability to stand for lengthy periods of time
Crouching, kneeling, bending and reaching
Close vision, colour, peripheral, depth perception and ability to focus
Finger dexterity
Hearing sounds and communication
Handling, grasping and operating tools and equipment
Ability to lift up to 12-23 kilograms
Ability to pass CASA required Drug & Alcohol Management Plan (DAMP) testing

Any questions?

For more information about the application procedure and job content, please contact us.

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