Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, and Systems Assemblers

Assemble, fit, fasten, and install parts of airplanes, space vehicles, or missiles, such as tails, wings, fuselage, bulkheads, stabilizers, landing gear, rigging and control equipment, or heating and ventilating systems.

Key Competencies * Attention to Detail * Integrity * Dependability * Cooperation * Initiative * Adaptability/Flexibility * Achievement/Effort * Self Control * Independence * Persistence

Representative Tasks * Read blueprints, illustrations, or specifications to determine layouts, sequences of operations, or identities or relationships of parts. * Assemble parts, fittings, or subassemblies on aircraft, using layout tools, hand tools, power tools, or fasteners, such as bolts, screws, rivets, or clamps. * Inspect or test installed units, parts, systems, or assemblies for fit, alignment, performance, defects, or compliance with standards, using measuring instruments or test equipment.



Job Family Production

Sample Job Titles A&P Technician (Airframe and Powerplant Technician), Aerospace Assembler, Aircraft De-Icer Installer, Aircraft Fuselage Framer, Aircraft Layout Worker, Aircraft Line Assembler, Aircraft Part Assembler, Aircraft Parts Assembler, Aircraft Powerplant Repairer, Aircraft Riveter, Aircraft Sheet Metal Mechanic, Aircraft Structures and Surfaces Assembler, Armament Aircraft Mechanic, Assembler, Assembler Technician, Assembly Riveter, Automatic Riveting Machine Operator, Auxiliary Powerplant Operator, Blanket Maker, Body Joiner, Body Liner, Body Worker, Cable Assembler and Swager, Conduit Bender, De-Icer Installer, Depot Product Assembler, Environmental Control System Aircraft Mechanic, Erco Machine Operator, Experimental Assembler, Fabricator, Fuel-Efficient Aircraft Construction Worker, Fuselage Framer, General Assembler-Installer, Harness Builder, Harness Installer, Helicopter Technician, Honeycomb Blanket Maker, Hydraulic Assembler, Industrial Assembler, Manifold Builder, Manufacturing Assembler, Metal Bonder, Metal Fitter, Plumbing and Hydraulics Aircraft Mechanic, Plumbing Assembler, Powerplant Operator, Precision Aircraft Structure Assembler, Precision Aircraft Systems Assembler, Precision Assembler, Propeller Layout Worker, Rib Builder, Rigging and Controls Aircraft Mechanic, Safety Glass Installer, Sheet Metal Assembler and Riveter (SMAR), Sheet Metal Mechanic, Shield Installer, Shroudman, Skin Fitter, Skin Installer, Spar Finisher, Structures Mechanic, Structures Technician, Tab Builder, Tubing Assembler, Wing Coverer.