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Aircraft Wing Assembly

Posted on 10/07/2020

Job Summary

Responsible for assembling components for aircraft wings. Perform subassembly, fit parts, and verify work completed to drawing specifications.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Assemble and fit aircraft structural parts.

  • Rivet and de-rivet aircraft structural parts.

  • Perform a subassembly.

  • Remove and install aircraft system components.

  • Read and interpret drawings, diagrams and manuals.

  • Manufacture sheet metal parts.

  • Create structures, skins and panels to exacting tolerances.

  • Perform sheet metal fabrication.

  • Repair wing assemblies.

  • Perform component testing.

  • Align, fit, assemble, connect, or install system components using jigs, fixtures, measuring instruments, hand tools, or power tools.

  • Adjust, repair, rework, or replace parts and assemblies.

  • Layout and mark reference points.

Assembler Job Duties
  • Prepares work to be accomplished by studying assembly instructions, blueprint specifications, and parts lists; gathering parts, subassemblies, tools, and materials.

  • Positions parts and subassemblies by using templates or reading measurements.

  • Assembles components by examining connections for correct fit; fastening parts and subassemblies.

  • Verifies specifications by measuring completed component.

  • Resolves assembly problems by altering dimensions to meet specifications; notifying supervisor to obtain additional resources.

  • Keeps equipment operational by completing preventive maintenance requirements; following manufacturer's instructions; troubleshooting malfunctions.

  • Maintains supplies inventory by checking stock to determine inventory level; anticipating needed supplies; placing orders for supplies; verifying receipt of supplies.

  • Conserves resources by using equipment and supplies as needed to accomplish job results.

  • Documents actions by completing production and quality forms.

  • Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

Assembler Skills and Qualifications 
  • High level of Mechanical Aptitude

  • Equipment Maintenance

  • Manufacturing Experience

  • Manufacturing Quality

  • Mechanical Inspection Tools

  • Tooling

  • Safety Management

  • Quality Focus

  • Power Tools

  • Judgement

  • Decision Making

  • Positive Attitude

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