Aircraft Sheetmetal Technician

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Aircraft Sheetmetal Technician

Tucson, Arizona Contract Job ID: 2010116503
Estimated Duration: 3 months


At PDS TECH our employees work together to evolve mobility worldwide - one good idea at a time. If you have a good idea, we’ll provide the environment where it will thrive and grow into a great product or customer experience. Your ideas are our fuel. 
In your role, you will:
  • Troubleshoot, inspect, and perform maintenance on customer aircraft sheet metal components and hydraulics in accordance with applicable technical data and FAA/JAA regulations.
  • This position is designated for the Regional Aircraft service center.
As our ideal candidate,
  • You have a FAA Airframe license desired but not required
  • You have experience working on regional aircraft is desired but not required
  • You have basic knowledge of reading and interpreting aircraft blueprints, drawings, diagrams, and manuals
  • You have basic knowledge of aircraft systems
  • You have basic knowledge of manuals necessary to perform job including, but not limited to, SR Maintenance Manual and Component Installation Manuals, System Manual, Maintenance Manuals, Standard Operating Procedures (SOP) and various technical information necessary to perform job
  • You have basic knowledge of the differences between repair station, developmental and production engineering, and corresponding paperwork
  • You have basic knowledge of maintenance manuals, parts catalog, and applicable FAA documents
  • You have basic knowledge in fabrication of sheet metal and/or composite components and assemblies, aircraft parts and ground support equipment per engineering drawings, sketches, advance designs, specifications and/or verbal instructions
  • You have the skill to measure using a variety of basic and physical measuring devices
  • You have the skill to use basic hand tools necessary to perform job
  • You have the skill to operate ground support equipment as necessary to perform job
  • You have the skill to fabricate and/or assemble various detail parts and components
  • You have the skill to measure using a variety of basic and precision measuring devices relating to job function
  • You have the skill to fabricate and install structural modifications on aircraft
  • You have the skill to apply sealing compounds
  • You have the skill to operate basic sheet metal support equipment including, for example, brake and shear         
  • You have the skill to repair composite structures per structural and repair manuals as required by site
HS or GED 
Valid Drivers License
  • Tools must be etched.  This can be done on site after start, but it is preferred that this is done prior to start when possible.
  • Their tools also need to be etched: first initial of their first name, first initial of their last name, and last 4 of their SSN.  If their tools are already etched, they can use them as is.
  • No tool shadowing required
  • Tool lists for each skill is provided
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PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.

Founded in 1977, PDS Tech, Inc. is one of the nation's premier specialty staffing firms with 31 offices nationwide. We offer a full range of benefits including:

  • Health insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Weekly payroll
  • Immediate 401(k) eligibility
  • Completion Bonuses
  • Training
  • Please note availability of benefits may vary by position

PDS specializes in Engineering and IT arenas including Aerospace, Defense, Electronics, Telecommunications, Automotive, and Energy just to name a few. Our reputation, track record, and years of continuous growth reflect the commitment to quality that our employees and clients experience first-hand. To find out more about PDS, please visit

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