Fabrication Technician - Sheet Metal

Bridgewater, VA, USA Req #688
Monday, September 19, 2022

About Us

At Dynamic Aviation, we solve unique challenges for our customers with innovative aviation solutions. Our focus is on operations that serve, protect, and enhance the lives of families and communities worldwide.  Whether modifying aircraft to help protect our service members overseas, performing geographical mapping for scientific research, or working to suppress large wild fires on the West Coast, we serve with integrity and excellence.

 

Since our beginning in 1967, Dynamic Aviation continues a legacy of building strong relationships among our coworkers, community and customers.  Guided by our values, our talented team of more than 700 aviation professionals provide the foundation of our success. At Dynamic Aviation, everyone has the opportunity to make an impact and enrich the lives of others.

 

You will grow both personally and professionally being a part of our team. We enjoy helping our employees achieve their potential and support them every step of the way. 

 

Are you ready to make a difference in your career and in the world?  Opportunity awaits!

Job Purpose:

The Fabrication Technician - Sheet Metal builds components for aircraft applications using a variety of materials (primarily sheet metal) with opportunities to train and work in other assigned fabrication areas (composite, paint, machining, etc.).


Responsibilities:                                                    

  • Read and comprehend blueprints to complete build and modifications, follow both written and verbal instructions
  • Install rivets, nut plates and other aircraft hardware to specifications following FAA guidelines
  • Build components for aircraft applications using a variety of sheet metal and composite materials
  • Perform sheet metal forming to tolerances and specifications as dictated in normal aviation practices
  • Recognize differences in types of metals including structural strength, thickness standards
  • Work with and around a variety of chemicals and follow all OSHA standards regarding PPE
  • Perform bath and spray Alodine procedures per proper processes
  • Understand and apply FAA standards
  • Effectively document job completion paperwork
  • Other duties as assigned, including, but not limited to part painting, composite lay-up and machine shop operations

Skills/Qualifications:

  • Previous experience working with sheet metal, or completion of a technical school program in a similar field of study; composite fabrication training a plus
  • A&P license preferred
  • Must provide own tools (tool list provided on first day)
  • Painting, CNC machining and composite lay-up preferred but not required
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Ability to:
    • Crawl in and out of tight spaces
    • Lay in a prone position for more than 4 hours
    • Comfortably work at elevated heights of at least 40 feet for extended periods of time
    • Lift, balance and carry 50 lbs.
    • Work in enclosed hangars and exterior weather conditions
  • Work in close proximity to other people
It is the policy of Dynamic Aviation to prohibit and eliminate discrimination on grounds of race, color, religion, sex, (including pregnancy, childbirth or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or any other characteristics protected by law. It is also Dynamic Aviation's policy to provide equal employment for all and comply with any affirmative action obligations pursuant to the Federal Executive Orders, 11246 and 11375, as amended. 
 

 

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Travel Required No
Location on Google Maps
  • Bridgewater, VA, USA