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Aerotek VC-25B Structures Mechanic in Roy, Utah

* This position is located in San Antonio, TX *


The Boeing Company is seeking structures mechanics to support the VC-25B Program in San Antonio, TX.

Selected candidates will have:

• 4+ years of on-aircraft heavy structures experience. Please clearly indicate on your resume your aircraft platform experience and years of experience with aircraft heavy structures.

• Demonstrated experience on close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures including doublers, triplers, seat tracks, planks, stringers, etc.

• The ability to obtain customer approval for aircraft access, for which Dual citizenship or prior citizenship of any other country may preclude the ability to obtain access.

This mechanic will maintain, repair and modify aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.

Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.


• Perform close tolerance drilling, reaming, removal, and installation to critical support structures and fracture critical areas.

• Locating blind holes necessary for installation of new structural items to existing structure.

• Perform efforts associated with sealing, painting, shimming, and preserving structure in accordance with standard repair processes.

• Demonstrates the capability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specification, and retrofit requirements to perform structural modification/repair.

• Ability to proficiently access and manipulate computer systems daily for work instructions, drawings, and training

• Use of tooling assemblies and fixtures for depot level modification and repair of structural parts.

• Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals.

• Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.

• A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.

• The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.

• This candidate will be responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.

• Operate a forklift, mobile crane, and riding type electric powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignment.

• Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work.

• Must be able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that may frequently change to support mission requirements and may include weekends and holidays. Mission requirements and/or workload may require both scheduled and unscheduled overtime.

Ability to perform the following requirements:

• The candidate must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.

• Exposure to noise, working on elevated platforms

• Use personal protective gear for face, eyes, ears, hand, and arms as required.

• Pass visual acuity and color perception tests

• Read, write, and comprehend the English language

• Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material

• Obtain & maintain training certifications as required to support assignment responsibilities

• Occasional (1 to 3 hrs) finger manipulation

• On occasion, a 2-person lift may be necessary for weights greater than 50 lbs

• Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs)

• Frequent walking on flat surfaces

• Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces

• Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces

• Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands

• Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bend/stoop, lying down, and operate foot controls for an extended period of time

• Occasional contact with metals

• Frequent exposure to noise


$50/hr - $55/hr

$35/hr - $40/hr Base Pay

+$600 Per Diem per week on top of base pay (equals $15/hr on a 40-hour week)

+$10,000 Completion Bonus

Work Schedule:

Must be open to working different shifts

Placement Options:

12+ month Contract, with ability to extend the contract

About Aerotek:

We know that a company's success starts with its employees. We also know that an individual's success starts with the right career opportunity. As a Best of Staffing® Client and Talent leader, Aerotek's people-focused approach yields competitive advantage for our clients and rewarding careers for our contract employees. Since 1983, Aerotek has grown to become a leader in recruiting and staffing services. With more than 250 non-franchised offices, Aerotek's 8,000 internal employees serve more than 300,000 contract employees and 18,000 clients every year. Aerotek is an Allegis Group company, the global leader in talent solutions. Learn more at

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.