Repair Operator I

Lays out, fabricates, assembles, and repairs sheet metal parts, equipment, and products for aircraft components.

  • Reads and interprets blueprints, sketches, or product specifications to determine sequence and methods of fabricating, assembling, and installing sheet metal products. Selects gauge and type of sheet metal, or nonmetallic material, according to product specifications.
  • Lays out and marks dimensions and reference lines on material, using scribers, dividers, squares, and rulers, applying knowledge of shop mathematics, layout techniques, or templates to develop and trace patterns of product or parts.
  • Sets up and operates fabricating machines, for example shears, brakes, presses, forming rolls, and routers, to cut, bend, block and form, or straighten materials.
  • Repairs and maintains sheet metal products. Repairs surface defects, for example dings, dents, and buckles, in finished metal items using dolly blocks, ding and pick hammers, and other handtools.
  • Shapes metal material over anvil, block, or other form, using handtools. Trims, files, grinds, deburrs, buffs, and smoothes surfaces, using handtools and portable power tools.
  • Follows Operator Acceptance Plan when completing paperwork and signing off procedures
  • One year certificate from college or technical school; or three to six years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Ability to read and interpret document such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
  • Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to apply basic level principles of algebra and geometry.
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding furnished in written, and/or oral english, or diagram form.
  • Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 25 pounds.

Additional Requirements

  • Adhere to rules and regulations of a FAA Safety Sensitive Position.
  • May require fork lift certification.
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Position: Repair Operator I

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Employment Type
Full Time
Job Location
Indianapolis, Indiana
Working Hours
1st Shift
Date posted
January 3, 2019
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