AECOM Welder Combination Maintenance in Dulmen, Germany

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147445BR

Position Title Welder Combination Maintenance

Job Category Craft/Trade

Business Line Government

Country Germany

State/Province/Region DE - North Rhine-Westphalia

City Dulmen

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

This position is located in Dulmen, Germany and is contingent upon contract win.

Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition. May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies. May specialize in engine repair.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • This worker performs fusion welding on aircraft and ground support equipment to a qualified Welding Procedures Specification (WPS), performs structural fusion welding on aerospace parts and components per the requirements of specifications as prescribed by Engineering Drawings and Work Orders.

  • The incumbent is required to read and understand engineering drawings and welding symbols, fabricates manufacture-welded parts from engineering drawing with out direct supervision, performs fusion welding and torch brazing for ground support equipment, ensuring the procedure is completed per the requirements of the national welding and brazing codes and specifications.

  • Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness.

  • Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.

  • Reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Examines engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves.

  • Inspects turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks.

  • Tests engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter, to locate source of malfunction.

  • Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, and magnetos, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment. Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.

  • Disassembles and inspects parts for wear, warping, or other defects. Repairs or replaces defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories.

  • This welder welds a wide variety of materials such as aluminum, magnesium, alloyed and low alloy steel, stainless steel and nickel alloy steels.

  • The incumbent is required to have knowledge of the materials to select the correct filler materials and shielding gas when generating the Weld Procedure Specification (WPS), and produce flight critical welds and assist in the development process of generating Weld Procedure Specifications as mandated by welding codes and specifications.

  • The Aerospace Structural Welder determines the sequence of welding in order to prevent or reduce the amount of warp to the weld, designs and fabricates weld holding fixtures as necessary to perform individual welding projects, performs pre-heat and post weld stress relief operations, maintains weld records.

  • The incumbent may perform duties as a Qualified Weld Inspector by inspecting own welds and those of less qualified welders, and may perform duties such as training and re-certification in the various welding processes.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or equivalent training/experience. Three (3) years' experience is required. Thorough knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft maintenance is mandatory. Must have knowledge of the scope and limitations of various categories of maintenance and their application to the contract unit. Must be able to operate ground support and auxiliary equipment. Excellent attention to detail and communicative skills. May be required to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications Five (5) years of actual and recent aircraft experience desired.

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow. AECOM is an Equal Opportunity Employer.