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Aircraft Mechanic, Heavy Structures (DoD SkillBridge/CSP)

Company: L3Harris Technologies
Location: Leonard
Posted on: September 13, 2023

Job Description:

Description: Job Title: Aircraft Mechanic Heavy Structures (DoD SkillBridge/CSP)
Job Number: IMS20230308-104344
Job Location: Greenville, TX
Schedule: First shift during training
6 week Training Plan startring on the following dates:

  • October 9th
  • November 27th

    ***** This position is open to U.S. military members currently serving on active duty *****
    L3Harris' DoD SkillBridge/Career Skills Program is connecting transitioning service members to career training opportunities within our organization. We will provide service members with valuable civilian work experience through industry specific training, certifications and on the job experience during their DoD Skillbridge/Career Skills Program to help them ready themselves for their next mission.
    L3Harris aims to attract and retain veteran talent and to help bridge the gap between their military service and civilian careers within our organization. L3Harris is eager to share to our knowledge and experience with our service members.
    Please answer the pre-screening questions to determine your eligibility of the SkillBridge program with L3Harris.

    L3Harris is actively seeking an Aircraft Mechanic Heavy Structures (DoD SkillBridge/CSP) to participate in the DoD SkillBridge/ Career Skills Program according to DoD Instruction 1322.29. This will be a classroom training environment that will be determined by the number of weeks allocated by the approved candidate's participation dates. A training plan will be created after a candidate is selected and approved by their COC or Education Center. The MOU will be sent with the Letter of Intent.
    Job Summary:
    Requires sufficient working knowledge and understanding in the structural repair and maintenance of airframes.

  • Possess a working knowledge of military, commercial, or general aviation aircraft.
  • Reliability, communications skills, workmanship, and good judgment are essential traits.

    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.
    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.
    This position requires ability to obtain a secret security clearance from the US government which requires US Citizenship.
    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.


  • 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.


  • Three years experience as an Aircraft Heavy Sheet Metal Structural Mechanic with extensive experience
  • Able to meet the physical demands of this position to include by not limited to: lifting 50+ pounds, prolong standing, repetitive movements, using hand tools, climbing ladders, working in confined spaces, and no fear of heights.
  • Requires the ability to read, write, and communicate in English.
  • This position requires the ability to work any shift and overtime as needed.


  • Experience reading and intrepreting OEM blue prints for big jets
  • Ability to work with computers.


Keywords: L3Harris Technologies, McKinney , Aircraft Mechanic, Heavy Structures (DoD SkillBridge/CSP), Other , Leonard, Texas

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