Sheetmetal / Heavy Structures SR.

Sheetmetal / Heavy Structures SR.


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Everett, WA

Job Summary:

Perform heavy sheet metal tasks such as removing, repairing or replacing skins, floor beams, longerons, bulkheads, stringers, frames, chords and any other primary structural parts from commercial aircraft. Works under minimal supervision.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Locate and mark dimensions, layout patterns, and templates, fabricate parts, repair or replace heavy structure aircraft components.
  • Read and interpret manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, engineering authorizations, structural repair manuals, drawings and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repair, replacement or modification
  • Provide accurate documentation on customer paperwork per FAA requirements.
  • Communicate effectively with other maintenance personnel at all levels by keeping co-workers and leadership apprised of work progress and difficulties as they arise.
  • Follow safety program including hazmat tool control and foreign object damage (FOD)
  • Conduct operational tests.
  • Help with general clean-up of work area.
  • Maintain regular and prompt attendance
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Must have at least four years of practical experience in the procedures, practices, inspection methods, materials, tools, machine tools, and equipment generally used in aircraft heavy structure maintenance. - Airframe and/or Powerplant License preferred
  • Good verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to read and interpret documents as well as communicate effectively with other maintenance and support personnel at all levels regarding job related issues.
  • Ability to use precision tools, hand tools, power tools, shrinkers, benders, rollers, drills, shot rivets, saw, brakes, shears and grinders.
  • Familiar with all types of metal, hardware, rivets according to size and measurement to select proper materials for repair. - Must have knowledge of fundamental aircraft maintenance operations and practices and be able to complete tasks with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to perform basic and intermediate mathematical functions.
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • Meet all regulatory requirements per FAR 65.
  • Proficiency in heavy structure maintenance


  • EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE: - High School Diploma or equivalent.

About Our Client:

Headquartered in Everett, Washington, with additional operations in Moses Lake, Washington; Kansas City, Missouri; and Fort Worth, Texas. This national MRO network provides seamless support for military, commercial and regional aircraft operators – including airframe maintenance, component repair, engineering support, fuselage painting, and business jet services.

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.

Constant Cash:

Constant Cash is a referral program that allows individuals to make extra money simply by referring qualified candidates.


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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