Sheet Metal Shop Lead - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

Elizabeth City
North Carolina
United States

Job Summary
The Sheet Metal Shop Lead oversees and maintains, repairs, and modified aircraft structures. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Leads a team to perform safe and efficient work
  • Fabricates, assembles and installs prototype equipment used in research and development.
  • Installs prototype equipment on aircraft and make modifications to the existing airframe to accommodate installations.
  • Coordinates with engineering personnel throughout the project
  • Provides technical assistance to project engineers, contractors and factory representatives and performs sheet metal repairs to a variety of aircraft.
  • Reads and interprets engineering and technical data and use a variety of precision measuring instruments, making necessary adjustments during machining operation to achieve requisite dimensions to very close tolerances.
  • Orders and maintains items required to accomplish tasking.
Knowledge and Abilities
  • Knowledge of sheet metal materials and repair techniques 
  • Knowledge of tools and equipment associated with a sheet metal shop, such as protractors, calipers, pitch gauges, crimping tools/machines, forming machines, lathes, milling machines, saws and drilling presses.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering and technical data
  • Ability to successfully lead a team.
  • Knowledge of USCG aeronautical engineering policy.
Education and Experience
  • Eight (8) years total documented experience in airframe repair.
  • High school diploma or equivalent. 
  • Valid FAA Aircraft & Powerplant (A&P) license preferred. 
  • Prior C-130 experience preferred.