Aircraft Structural Repairer
Major Duties - The aircraft structural repairer supervises and performs aviation unit, intermediate and depot maintenance on aircraft structures.
Entry Level - Repairs and replaces aircraft structural components to include stingers, longerons, bulkheads, beams and aircraft skin according to drawings, blueprints, directives, technical manuals and safety procedures. Fabricates structural parts, forming blocks and shapes metal using stretching, shrinking, and other metal forming techniques. Mixes and applies fiberglass materials. Makes emergency and permanent repairs to transparent plastic windows and enclosures. Uses common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures to perform structural repairs. Balances fixed-wing aircraft controls such as flags and ailerons. Mixes and applies primers and paints to aircraft surfaces. Applies corrosion control treatment to aircraft metals. Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of aircraft structures. Maintains facilities for storage of flammable and hazardous materials. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools. Prepares forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.
Skill Level 2 - Performs duties of pervious skill level and provides technical guidance to subordinate soldiers.
Specific Qualifications for Initial Award of MOS: