AECOM Sheet Metal Mechanic in Tobyhanna, Pennsylvania

Requisition/Vacancy No. 147010BR

Position Title Sheet Metal Mechanic

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - Pennsylvania

City Tobyhanna

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

About the Business Line


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

AECOM has an immediate opening for Sheet metal mechanics at Tobyhanna,Pa.

Requires a background in sheet metal fabrication and overhauling of metal structures. This can also include auto body shop experience or sheet metal assembly work. Fabricates, modifies and installs a variety of sheet metal items having combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves and planes. Plans and lays out the work by interpreting multi-view blueprints, sketches, diagrams or from sample items. Selects or requisitions stock materials; uses complicated shop mathematics and measuring instruments to complete the fabrication, modification, repair and installation of sheet metal parts, items and assemblies within an established time standards and an acceptable level of quality. Selects, sets up correctly, and operates required machines, equipment, tools. Utilizes production packages and work instructions, Engineering Change Orders (ECOs), Engineering Change Proposals (ECPs) from the Manufacturing Cell to fabricate all required schedule items. Exceeds or meets all established time standards and production schedules. Properly submits all product for First Article or similar inspections as required. Properly corrects any deficiencies from same. Informs shop leads, or supervisor in a timely manner of any impedance to assigned tasks. Exhibits safe work practices in all areas and with all equipment. Supports all fabrication, assembly and structural repair to all shelters, vans, antennas, HMMV'S and components. Sheet Metal Mechanics perform all phases of manufacture and repair of assemblies, subassemblies and mobile structures such as equipment shelters. Must be able to read, understand and interpret drawings, sketches. Metal working related math skills are also required. A knowledge of shearing, forming, punching machines, drill presses, metal finishing techniques, and metal fabrication work in general is a necessity. Also knowledge of layout and machine set-up and operations are needed. Fabricates, repairs, modifies and installs a variety of sheet metal items having combined straight and curved edges or irregular curves and planes. The items include junction boxes, storage boxes, conduit boxes, library boxes, storage racks, duct work, shelters, etc. Plans and lays out the work by interpreting multi-view blueprints, sketches, diagrams or from sample items. Uses complicated shop mathematics and measuring instruments; evaluates structural damage; and selects/utilizes required machines/equipment/tools to complete the fabrication, modification, repair and installation of sheet metal parts, items and assemblies. Work requires prolonged periods of continuous exertion when bending and shaping complex or bulky sheet metal products. Also requires extended periods of standing and walking, climbing, working in cramped and awkward positions, and reaching, lifting, and bending while using hand and power tools. Weight lifted or physical force exerted to form sheet metal may occasionally exceed 50 pounds.

Work is normally performed in well lighted, heated, and ventilated shop areas. Some outside work is performed usually in periods of good weather. Subject to cuts, bruises, falls and burns. Appropriate safety equipment such as hearing protection, safety shoes, gloves, safety goggles, respirators, etc., are required.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience required.

  • Position requires travel (up to 75%).

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Shop environment, in which mechanical equipment is operated, is loud and noisy, and some pieces of equipment have exposed moving components. Must be able to stand and bend for long periods. Must be able to push and test vehicles and heavy objects. Routine lifting up to 50 pounds, regular handling, grasping, kneeling and carrying, and constant use of vision and mental alertness is required. Occasional use of safety glasses and hearing protection required.

Preferred Qualifications N/A

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 and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at to view the EEO Is The Law poster.