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Aircraft Structures Mechanic 1

Greenville, Texas

Job ID 11049
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L3Harris is dedicated to recruiting and developing diverse, high-performing talent who are passionate about what they do. Our employees are unified in a shared dedication to our customers’ mission and quest for professional growth. L3Harris provides an inclusive, engaging environment designed to empower employees and promote work-life success. Fundamental to our culture is an unwavering focus on values, dedication to our communities, and commitment to excellence in everything we do.

L3Harris Technologies is an agile global aerospace and defense technology innovator, delivering end-to-end solutions that meet customers’ mission-critical needs. The company provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains. L3Harris has approximately $18 billion in annual revenue and 50,000 employees, with customers in more than 100 countries.

Job Title: Aircraft Structures Mechanic *** Up to $10,000 Signing Bonus***
Job Number: 11049
Job Location: Greenville, TX
Schedule: Must be available to work any shift

L3Harris Technologies provides advanced defense and commercial technologies across space, air, land, sea and cyber domains.

Job Summary:

Requires sufficient working knowledge and understanding in the structural repair and maintenance of airframes.Mechanics work under general oversight and guidance in disassembly, assembling, checking, repairing, replacing, testing, adjusting, installing, servicing, fabricating and other operations required to maintain the airworthiness of aircraft and all their components while in service or while undergoing overhaul and/or modification.

Mechanics may be cross trained to develop expertise in specific disciplines, including Aircraft Electrical; Aircraft Fuel Systems; Aircraft Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems; Powerplant Maintenance; Fuel Cell Maintenance; Structural Repair/Modification; Upholstery/Interior Finish.

Sign-On Bonus (up to $10,000): 

  • $2,500 Sign-On Bonus
  • $2,500 Security Clearance Bonus
  • $2,500 Airframe License Bonus
  • $2,500 Powerplant License Bonus

Job Duties: 

May include, but are not limited to:

  • Read and work from drawings, blueprints, sketches, written procedures, planned work orders, technical work orders, work cards and any other authorized reference material.
  • Perform both major and minor structural modifications such as laying out and assembling first article floor mounted type console and rack assemblies with or without the aid of templates, jigs, fixtures, etc.
  • Perform flightline operations, hangar maintenance, modification or repairs on a variety of aircraft.
  • Perform upholstery interior trim repairs and/or modifications.
  • Perform general inspections, corrosion control procedures.
  • Perform aircraft servicing, as required.
  • Fabricate and obtain parts, within approved procedures.
  • Operate and utilize necessary ground support equipment, including, but not limited to, auxiliary power carts, portable lighting, air conditioning or other ventilation equipment as needed.
  • Enter and retrieve production and other job-related data or information using computer systems or other electronic data collecting equipment.
  • Remove, install and rig externally mounted components utilizing boom and scissor type lifts and/or other support equipment.
  • Use forklift trucks, overhead crane systems, small tugs to move support equipment, aircraft parts, and components.
  • Perform other incidental work as assigned that may be performed safely using tools that are commonly available including assembly of minor scaffolding in production areas.
  • Responsible for clean work areas, tools, and equipment in order to maintain a safe and clean work environment.
  • Required to work in small spaces inside aircraft, on top aircraft with harness, climb and stand on ladder/mobile stands to work over head, in close proximity with other individuals. 

Tools, Materials, and Equipment:

  • Employees in this classification may work with and use all tools, materials, machines, instruments, and equipment necessary to perform their duties.
  • Management may determine that specific training or certifications are required for certain work, jobs, tools, equipment, or assignments.
  • Does not require you to have your own tools. L3Harris will provide tools.

Minimum Qualifications:

  • At least one year Structural Mechanic experience with an FAA Airframe Certificate or A&P Certificate.
  • Ability to obtain a secret security clearance which requires U.S. Citizenship.
  • Able to meet the physical demands of this position to include but not limited to: lifting 50+ pounds, prolong standing, repetitive movements, using hand tools, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, and no fear of heights.
  • Ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • Ability to work any shift and overtime as needed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Basic knowledge of reading structural drawings preferably aircraft.
  • Ability to work with computers.

Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

By submitting your résumé for this position, you understand and agree that L3Harris Technologies may share your résumé, as well as any other related personal information or documentation you provide, with its subsidiaries and affiliated companies for the purpose of considering you for other available positions.

L3Harris Technologies is proud to be an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer. L3Harris is committed to treating all employees and applicants for employment with respect and dignity and maintaining a workplace that is free from unlawful discrimination. All applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, breastfeeding or other related medical conditions), gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, characteristic or membership in any other group protected by federal, state or local laws. L3Harris maintains a drug-free workplace and performs pre-employment substance abuse testing and background checks, where permitted by law.

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