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Sheet Metal Worker

Job Title: Sheet Metal Worker
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Oxfordshire
Salary: £27k - 31k per year
Reference: 29458
Contact Name: Gavin Klinger
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Job Published: March 02, 2020 17:18

Job Description

Sheet Metal Worker


£27,000 - £31,000

You will have to Interpret design specification drawings and manufacture parts, brackets and assemblies from sheet metal in both a production and prototype environment. Another frequent task would be removing and refitting panels and cowlings, Install brackets, doubler plates, etc in association with the embodiment of modifications. You would also be expected to carry out repairs to aircraft structures.

The main responsibilities of the post holder will be:

  • Manufacture parts from sheet metal in accordance with design data
  • Assemble parts manufactured by subcontractors
  • Accomplishment of work for the Installation Supervisor or Certifying Engineer
  • Work closely with the design office (who are based on site)
  • Work to high standards to ensure continued safe operation of the aircraft.
  • Also required to assist in day to day running of the aircraft Hangar, including aircraft movement and general housekeeping responsibilities.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of mechanical fabrication principles
  • Previous experience of carrying out aircraft repairs and modifications
  • Be able to read a detailed mechanical drawing and associated data
  • Need to have recent experience of manufacturing parts from sheet material to close tolerances
  • Ability to manufacture brackets from sheet material
  • Recent experience of on and off aircraft riveting techniques

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