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Structures Technician

Job Details

Nextant Aerospace Division - Cleveland, OH
Full Time/Safety Sensitive


  • Layout, fabricate, assemble, mate, install, check or troubleshoot and repair production and prototype aircraft structures, parts and mechanical assemblies
  • Read and interpret information from mechanical/structural, blueprints, planning, process specifications, diagrams, engineering drawings and sketches, and other instructions to determine the methods and sequence of operations to layout, assemble, and install precision parts and assemblies
  • Layout coordinated hole patterns, cutouts, trim lines, mating points, assembly and installation locations using precision measuring instruments and equipment
  • Assemble and mate aircraft parts and assemblies
  • Attach structural parts and assemblies using riveting and hand and power tools, hand trim and finish
  • Drill, route, ream, countersink, spot-face and counter bore parts
  • Modify or rebuild parts to mold line or configuration changes
  • Modify aircraft structure, installation and mechanical systems in accordance with engineering requirements
  • Perform experimental and developmental work operations on experimental aircraft or assemblies
  • Assemble prefabricated parts into assemblies and mate major sections of aircraft assemblies
  • Incorporate major engineering changes and modifications
  • Present a clean and neat work area to customers
  • Perform other duties as assigned


  • Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certificate highly desired
  • Minimum of three (3) years heavy structural experience
  • High school graduate or equivalent
  • Minimum of five (5) years experience with various types of aircraft, power plant maintenance and inspections
  • Working knowledge of rigging and installation of operating mechanisms structures, assemblies and parts, related systems and equipment, and assembly shop practices
  • Requires excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Ability to effectively coordinate with multiple departments
  • Planning and organizational skills necessary
  • Computer experience in Microsoft Office software products
  • Must have valid drivers license, ability to achieve airport SIDA badge status