Sheetmetal Technician Sr

Sheetmetal Technician Sr

Reference Number: 117243
Posted: 02/20/2018
Locations: Savannah, GA

Job Summary:

The Sheetmetal Technician Senior works under minimal supervision to safely lay-out, fabricate and install parts equipment and fabricated items on aircraft following established operating procedures. All work performed should be in accordance with company design specifications, quality standards and completed work should meet customer expectations. Mentor and train other Sheetmetal Technicians.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Use complicated schematics/blueprints, engineering drawings and technical instructions to safely perform sheetmetal layout, fabrication, and installation of parts, equipment or fabricated items on aircraft. Coordinate with supervision and Inspection to ensure compliance with internal and FAA paperwork, sign-offs and quality specifications.
  • Mentor and train Sheetmetal Technicians, as required. Review their work prior to sign off to ensure work complies with quality control standards.
  • Oversee projects or other technicians and assesses requirements of assigned tasks to procure required materials and documentation for assigned tasks.
  • Use blueprints to cut and form plastics and follow standard operating procedures when using adhesives, sealants and solvents.
  • Utilizing tools as required to shape and form complex angles and configurations according to blueprint specifications or written/verbal information.
  • Safely operate shop equipment such as: brakes, presses, riveting equipment, shears, and hand tools associated with sheetmetal functions.
  • Use the proper hardware for various sheetmetal applications.
  • Comply with all safety, 5S, and housekeeping policies. Uses personal protective equipment as required. Ensures aircraft is protected (PTP).
  • Conduct monthly 5S audits, as required.
  • Use the material tracking system to create parts demand, track squawks and to sign-off work.
  • Assist in developing initiatives to meet individual OGSM requirements, as required.
  • Work closely with lead to develop and implement process improvements that increase safety, reduce cost, cycle time, and man hours.
  • Participate in continuous improvement activities (e.g. YIAW, Kaizen events, etc.)
  • Coordinate with other disciplines concerning projects.
  • Perform Lead responsibilities, as required.


  • High School Diploma/GED.
  • Four (4) years of sheetmetal and/or fabrication experience. Experience in aerospace industry preferred.
  • Advanced knowledge of sheetmetal or fabrication processes (forming, drilling, stamping, shaping, bending, punching, cutting, riveting, filing and dimpling).
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints and engineering documentation.
  • Valid drivers license required to operate towing and other Gulfstream transportation equipment.
  • Ability to read, write, speak, and understand proficiently the English language. 5. Demonstrates excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Adapts to sudden schedule changes.
  • Able to use tools and equipment associated with sheetmetal work.
  • Able to climb ladders and stairs, work in small restricted areas, lift up to 40 pounds and work any shift.
  • Must have a good working knowledge of computers and experience working with MicroSoft Office suite.


  • This client does not provide work visa sponsorship for this position, unless the applicant is a currently sponsored Gulfstream employee.
  • Must report with a valid form of identification

About Our Client:

Our client has led the evolution of business and personal aviation since the 1958 debut of the world’s first purpose-built business aircraft.

Today, they produce the world’s most advanced business aircraft, with innovations from nose to tail and wingtip to wingtip, all while offering unmatched global product support and service.

About Us:

APA Services, Inc. is a full service staffing company supplying qualified technical and professional employees to the most reputable companies in the Aerospace/Aircraft industry—across the United States and abroad.

Benefits of working with APA Services:

Weekly Payroll, Medical Insurance Available, Cash Advances, Travel Pay and/or bonuses on Select Contracts.


We know it takes great people to do great work, so if you’re interested in joining the APA Services family give us a call at (817) 529-4000

Thanks for taking the time to apply and we look forward to working with you soon.


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