Colorado Springs, CO

The mechanic will maintain, repair, and modify structural components on C130J model aircraft. The qualified applicant must have the experience and ability to perform the following: Experience in aircraft structural repair, fabrication, modification, and installation of parts, items, and assemblies by interpreting technical data using engineering drawings, blue prints, or manufacturers drawings/manuals. The Mechanic will plan, lay out, fabricate, assemble, install, and repair both internal and external aircraft structures and surfaces for aircraft modification. Mechanic must be a qualified aviation sheet metal mechanic with experience in aviation sheet metal, hardware installation such as rivet/blind rivet installation, HI-Loc installation, etc. The candidate must have a common knowledge of tooling required for performance of aircraft structural work. Additional job duties are required but not limited to: performs corrosion control, maintenance inspections, miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, tow and jack aircraft.


    • Strong aircraft structures knowledge and skill is required for this position.
    • Work in a team oriented work environment, under minimal supervision, performing a variety of structural assembly operations in a production department
    • Must be able to read and interpret schematics, assembly drawings, process specifications, technical manuals, written instructions, test procedures, etc
    • Must be able to setup and use a variety of precision measuring instruments such as: dial indicators, micrometers, measurement gauges and calipers, etc
    • Must be able to use common hand tools: drills, reamers, debarring tools, files, rivet guns, bucking bars, etc
    • Complies with all environmental, health, and safety policies and procedures
    • Must have a well-rounded knowledge of sheet metal tooling, equipment, materials, and processes
    • Must own basic set of aircraft maintenance tools
    • Must take instruction and guidance well
    • Must be able to lift 70 lbs
    • Must be able to perform moderately strenuous physical tasks which include bending, stooping, kneeling and working overhead for long periods of time.
    • Must be able to work at a fast pace while maintaining a high level of quality
    • Must have or be able to attain an Active Secret Security Clearance


    • 5+ years structural sheet metal experience.
    • Heavy modification/integration/repair sheet metal experience on aircraft
    • High school diploma/GED
    • Experience working on a C-130J; preferred
    • A&P certificate