Sheetmetal Specialist

Location: Lincoln, NE, USA



Company Profile:

Duncan Aviation is the largest, family-owned maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) facility in the world providing complete nose-to-tail services for business aircraft. We value the individual experiences and diversity of our workforce and are proud to be a Veteran-Friendly Employer. Individuals of all backgrounds, nationalities, disability status, and military service are encouraged to apply. 

Are you ready for an Experience. Unlike any other? Apply today!

The Sheetmetal Specialist performs repairs and alterations to sheet metal and composites.  Fabricates and installs aircraft parts and assemblies in accordance with FAA requirements, and Duncan Aviation generated data and approved procedures in a safe, clean and organized work area. 

Essential Job Functions

  1. With limited supervision, fabricates parts, assemblies and antenna doublers from metal stock, and composites using correct fasteners in accordance with FAA approved documents.
  1. With limited supervision, installs new and fabricated parts, assemblies, and antenna doublers in specified aircraft locations in pressurized and non-pressurized aircraft. Works with senior technicians and Engineering team members to concurrently design installations as needed. Identifies locations for secondary avionics system components such as relays, terminal strips, terminal blocks, etc.
  1. With limited supervision, disassembles and reassembles aircraft interior, instrument panels and avionics equipment bays prior to and/or following the installation of aircraft, using proper handling and storage techniques.
  1. With limited supervision, performs appropriate corrosion control processes upon completion of parts and fixtures before installation.
  1. With limited supervision, enters a description of work completed on the work order and other required paperwork, documents all removal and installation of aircraft parts and accessories according to Installation procedures, and maintains personal training log.
  1. Demonstrates a knowledge and use of technical reference materials, i.e. aircraft technical manuals, parts catalogs, fabrication and specification manuals and AC43-13 1A/2A.
  1. Maintains current industry, equipment and FAA knowledge by attending factory classes, OJT and by researching and reading technical documents, trade publications, FAR's, etc. Assists lesser experienced technicians in interpreting Company policies and the FAR's.
  1. Available to work all department alternate shifts as needed, and able to accomplish road trips within the United States and also other countries as needed.
  1. Performs other related duties as assigned by management.

Job Specific Requirements

  • Licenses/Certificates: Valid driver’s license and acceptable driving records; respirator fit eligible
  • Attendance: Regularly scheduled attendance required
  • Physical: Routinely lifts 50 lbs.; reads small print; repetitive motion; works with moving parts and vibration; works in confined spaces; works in heights above four feet; tolerates products and materials associated with component maintenance; tolerates standing, walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, climbing and sitting
  • Environmental: Tolerates working in extreme temperatures and noisy environments

Education and Experience

Sheetmetal Specialist I:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • One year previous sheetmetal, aircraft structures, fabrication or related experience preferred

Sheetmetal Specialist II:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Two years previous sheetmetal, aircraft structures, fabrication or related experience required

Sheetmetal Specialist III:

  • High school diploma or equivalent required
  • Four years previous sheetmetal, aircraft structures, fabrication or related experience required

Available Benefits

  • Moving is expensive and hard work! Relocation Assistance is available for those that qualify.
  • Duncan offers a comprehensive Benefits Package (Medical, Dental, Vision, Vacation/Holiday) that is available to team members on day one.
  • Plan for your medical needs with a Health Savings Account (employer and employee contributions).
  • Save for your future through our 401(k) program where you can begin contributions within your first 45 days, 50% match on first 6% contributed
  • Participate in Duncan Aviation’s Tool Account Program, to acquire & grow your Tool Inventory all while making interest free payments
  • Take advantage of a variety of In-House Training opportunities, or use Tuition Assistance to further your education.

Duncan Aviation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Works Multiple Shifts: 0

Multiple Shifts Work Time:

Multiple Shifts Work Week:

Work Week Start: Monday

Work Week End: Friday

Work Start Time: 7:00 AM

Work End Time: 3:30 PM

Job Type: Full Time Regular