Airframe Structures Technician

Revel IT

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Our Coatesville, Pennsylvania client has a full time opportunity for an Airframe Structures Technician who is responsible for services, SCO, repairs, testing, and inspections of aircraft components and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness.




  • Plan, lay out, fabricate, assemble, install, and repair various composite sheet metal and structural assemblies and sub-assemblies utilizing precision measuring equipment
  • Coordinate with Engineering on changes to the blueprints using ECR QC-17
  • Perform extensive inspections and maintenance checks on aircraft by removing items such as cowling, inspection plates, panels, doors, and auxiliary equipment.
  • Assists in diagnosing and troubleshooting malfunctions of helicopter and aircraft subsystems using special tools and equipment as required.
  • Work closely with engineers and technicians to create prototype components, assemblies, and vehicles to enhance and shorten the design/build/test process.
  • Examine and inspect rotor blades or other components for cracks, breaks or leaks.
  • Test engine and system operations using test equipment and instrumentation.
  • Borescope and listen to engines and gearboxes to detect and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Use special tools such as borescopes, balancer kits, oscilloscopes as well as ignition analyzers, compression checkers, distributor timers, and ammeters.
  • Take apart, measure, and inspect parts for wear, fretting, warping, pitting or other defects.
  • Maintain aircraft systems by flushing gearboxes, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
  • Assemble and install electrical, plumbing, mechanical, hydraulic, structural, parts, and accessories.
  • Conduct tests such as modal frequency response rigging, SCO, blade balance, track and limit load tests.
  • Use hand tools, rivet gun, drill template, and power tools.
  • Remove or install engine, gearboxes, rotor blades, and propellers.
  • Read, understand, and work from aircraft maintenance manuals, drawings and specifications.
  • Modify aircraft systems, or components from ER, SO and drawings.
  • Conduct inspections and determine airworthiness.



  • Knowledge of Helicopters systems and subsystems.
  • 5+ years working in Aerospace environment; experience with experimental aircraft a plus
  • Must be U.S. Citizen or Green Card holder and have an impeccable work history and record.
  • Provide own basic tools required to do the above-mentioned work.
  • Ability to read and interpret blueprints.
  • Capable to work with little or no direct supervision.
  • Good written communication skills.
  • Flexibility to work in a fast paced constantly changing environment with long hours and tight deadlines.
  • Computer skills (Word/Excel/Outlook) are desirable.
  • Detailed knowledge of FARs, NATOPS publication and NATOPS 4710 Instructions desirable.
  • Ability to conduct offsite work and tests offsite from Essington, PA or Coatesville, PA.



  • High school diploma required, professional degree preferred.
  • FAA A&P and Aircraft Inspector’s Certificate highly desired.

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