Airborne Maintenance & Engineering Services

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Aircraft Structures Apprentice II

What you will do:

Graduate of AMES Aircraft Structures formal 12 week classroom training & mentored apprentice program.  Assigned to a production supervisor  who provides daily oversite of and continued exposure to aircraft structural repair assignments geared toward continual. development  & demonstration of structural repair skills necessary to qualify for Structures Technician (unlic).

What you need:

  • Successful completion of AMES 24 weeks of formal Aircraft Structures Trainee classroom program & mentorship assignment.

  • Recommendation for promotion from the assigned Mentor & department Supervisor

  • Recommendation from Training management for issuance of an FAA Repairman Certificate

  • Successful completion of the presented Structures Assessment Project as administered by Heavy Maintenance

  • Working knowledge of aircraft construction and repair principles

  • Demonstrates fine motor skills, manual dexterity & attention to detail

  • Demonstrates problem solving and creative thinking skills

  • Demonstrates reliability & dependability in completion of formal classroom training modules

  • Demonstrates ability to follow written & verbal directions, to interpret diagrams, and to correct errors

  • Demonstrates desire to learn trade of Aircraft Structures repair

  • Demonstrates ability & willingness to practice safe work procedures

  • Demonstrates ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations

Preferred Job Skills:

  • Previous work experience in a maintenance or skilled trade environment

  • Previous experience interpreting diagrams and technical documentation or directions

  • Previous experience using hand tools

  • Prior hands-on experience in a heavy maintenance environment

  • Prior experience at a FAR Part 145 repair station

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to lift up to 75 pounds

  • Ability to twist, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl and climb and sustain those positions for an extended period of time

  • Ability to work at heights up to 80 feet

  • Ability to work with arms raised above head and perform repetitive tasks and motions

  • Ability to fit in tight places

  • Ability to work in confined spaces with respiratory equipment

  • Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions

  • Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations


    AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.







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