Dec 22, 2021

Aircraft Mechanic III - Sheetmetal (T-6)

  • Tyonek Native Corporation
  • Huntsville, AL, USA
Full-Time Aerospace - Aviation Other

Job Description


  • This individual will perform structural repairs on rotary and fixed wing aircraft using sheet metal/fabric/upholstery, installing and maintaining good repair of sheet metal equipment and fixtures.


  • Work will involve planning, designing and laying out of all types of aviation sheet metal work from blueprints, models or other specifications, setting up and operating all available types of sheet metal working machines.
  • The use of a variety of hand tools in cutting, bending, forming shaping, riveting, and assembling are required
  • Be capable of identifying specialized tools required by the Contractor and not provided by the Government such as drill guides, angle drills and protective devices used to prevent damage to underlying structure.
  • Support Contract Field Teams to install modifications to aircraft.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • TNC and its subsidiaries fall under ANCSA and are entitled under Federal Law to extend hiring preferences to its shareholders. ANCSA provides TNC the authority to give shareholder preference in hiring. TNC reaffirms its belief in equal employment opportunity for all employees and applicants for employment. Tyonek is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and a VEVRAA governed Federal Contractor who affords equal employment opportunity to protected veterans and people with disabilities. TNC provides all employees and job applicants' equal employment opportunities in hiring and promotion without regard to age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, race, religion, color, veteran status, genetic information, physical or mental disability, national origin or any other reason prohibited by law.

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Equipment Install-Maintain-Repair, Other, Vehicle Inspection, Aeronautic-Avionic Engineering level3



Security Clearance

Active Secret

Job Requirements


  • HS diploma or equivalent
  • An FAA Airframe license required. IA Preferred.
  • Work with minimal supervision
  • Supported Contract Field Teams
  • Must have completed a military or vocational school.
  • 12 years' experience with aircraft structural systems maintenance
  • Must have experience in corrosion control practices including removal and treatment
  • Must demonstrate knowledge of military technical manuals
  • Knowledge of Naval Aviation Maintenance Procedures.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen
  • Must have or be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
  • Per E.O. 14042, selectee(s) must be fully vaccinated for COVID-19 BY 01/04/2022 or date of employment (which ever comes later) except in limited circumstances where an exception is approved due to a disability or sincerely held religious beliefs.
  • We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform post offer, pre-employment substance abuse.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions.

  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands, working at heights with fall protection devices
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds and carry for short distances.
  • May be required to read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
  • Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.
  • Must be able to travel to customer sites.

Environmental Factors:

  • Work in an inside/outside environment to include working around machinery, objects, vehicles, ladders, and scaffolds.
  • Excessive noise and vibration that can be intermittent or constant.
  • Environmental conditions can included but not limited to dust, silica, asbestos, fumes, smoke, gas, solvents such as degreasing agents, grease, oils, and electrical energy
  • Working on slippery or uneven surfaces
  • Working closely with others or working alone
  • Possible protracted or irregular hours of work as needed or required.

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