Aircraft Assembler, 2277

Location , CA
Date Posted February 5, 2019
Category Commercial Projects
Job Type Full-Time



Assembles and/or fits together parts to form subassemblies and/or complete units..


Aircraft Assembler ALL

The duties and responsibilities listed below apply to all levels of Aircraft Assemblers. Each level of Aircraft Assembler has additional duties and responsibilities listed.

  1. Performs a variety of tasks, which require knowledge of fabrication techniques, materials, tools and equipment.
  2. Follows FOD (foreign object prevention) practices.
  3. Follows ESD (electronic static discharge prevention) practices.
  4. Interprets and follows manufacturing orders.
  5. Operates shop related machinery to include torque wrench, pneumatic tools, common hand tools and scales.
  6. Supports and exhibits the focus of zero defects as well as 'right-the-first-timea^A^A^ approach.
  7. Inspects finished products for conformance to specifications.
  8. May work from verbal instructions.
  9. Complies with established safety directives.
  10. Maintains a clean work area and ensures strict adherence to the 5S Standards.
  11. Complies with established QMS procedures.

Aircraft Assembler I

  1. Works under close supervision.
  2. Demonstrates a basic understanding of aircraft drawings and schematics.
  3. Proficiently executes basic FOD (Foreign Object Prevention) practices.
  4. Performs basic safety wire installation.
  5. Performs basic wire soldering procedures.
  6. Assists others during ATP (Aircraft Test Procedures) process.
  7. Assists senior Aircraft Assemblers with installation of components during aircraft buildup, at Fuselage and Aircraft Assembly levels.

Aircraft Assembler II

  1. Works under limited supervision.
  2. Assembles aircraft parts and sub-assemblies.
  3. May work from engineering drawings, rough sketches and/or manuals.
  4. Rivets both solid and blind rivets.
  5. Installs safety wire.
  6. Installs electronic components.
  7. May perform electronic assembly soldering, crimping, splicing and harness fabrication, and control panel building.
  8. Consistently performs to established production standards

Aircraft Assembler III

  1. Works under minimal supervision.
  2. Ability to read and understand electronic schematics.
  3. Ability to use electronic and testing equipment.
  4. Perform electronic assembly tasks including soldering.
  5. Prepares and installs wire harnesses and electronic assemblies.
  6. Assists in the troubleshooting of aircraft as needed.
  7. Demonstrates the ability to perform required repairs as directed by Engineering and Supervision.
  8. Ability to train less experienced assemblers in the proper assembly of aircraft.
  9. Follows ATP (Aircraft Test Procedure) practices.
  10. Performs electronic assembly soldering, crimping, splicing and harness fabrication, and control panel building.
  11. Consistently performs at or above established production standards.


Aircraft Assembler ALL

The knowledge, skills and abilities listed below apply to all levels of Aircraft Assemblers. Each successive level of Aircraft Assembler has additional knowledge, skills and abilities listed.

  • Ability to maintain sensitive and confidential information as required by government standards
  • Ability to interact effectively with peers and supervisors
  • Ability to interact appropriately with the public when necessary
  • Ability to adhere to workplace rules

Aircraft Assembler I

  1. Ability to use precision hand tools a plus.
  2. Must be able to demonstrate adequate basic math skills.
  3. Must be able to demonstrate the accurate use of a tape measure.
  4. Must be able to understand and follow written and/or verbal instructions.
  5. Requires high school education or equivalent.
  6. Typical qualifications for this level include:

    • Basic math skills
    • Documentation a^ skills in reading and writing various forms of documentation
    • Basic computer skills
    • Developing knowledge of the materials used within the department
    • Ability to operate equipment being used within the department
    • Developing an understanding of and working within Assembly Processes
    • Ensuring all work is completed within the acceptable standards of Quality Program

Aircraft Assembler II

  1. Must be able to perform basic lamination repairs.
  2. Ability to use precision hand tools.
  3. Typical qualifications for this level include an intermediate level of:

  • Math Skills
  • Documentationa^ skills in reading and writing various forms of documentation
  • Computer Skills
  • Materials Knowledge
  • Ability to operate equipment used within department
  • Ability to read, interpret, and follow processes and procedures
  • Ability to understand and follow Quality System


Aircraft Assembler I

Preferably 0-2 years of hands-on experience in assembly production

Aircraft Assembler II

2-5 years of hands-on experience in electromechanical assembly


Ability to stand and sit for long periods of time

Standing, walking, bending, reaching and working from slightly elevated surface on a regular basis

Manipulating materials, primarily using hands and arms

Use of various hand tools

Occasionally lifts and carries heavy objects

Must be able to lift 50 pounds

May work extended hours and/or weekends

Possibility of exposure to noise and hazardous chemicals

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