Tank Assembler C

ALOFT - Georgetown, DE (30+ days ago)4.1

Perform complex and repetitive mechanical assembly operations requiring interpretation of blue prints, assembly layouts and sketches necessary to complete assembly and sub-assembly projects. Tasks are performed with direct guidance of a TA, Supervisor or highly trained Tank Mechanic.

  • Assemble aircraft auxiliary fuel tanks and associated components in accordance with assembly drawings, engineering instructions and process standards.
  • Use precision measuring instruments, pneumatic and electric power tools and basic hand tools in daily operations under general supervision
  • Apply sealants, coatings and chemical conversions to parts and components, as necessary.
  • Check drawings, bill of materials and / or travelers to determine materials necessary for project completion; verify parts / part numbers prior to assembly process.
  • Obtain and assemble necessary parts and hardware for assignment, coordinate with planning/procurement to requisition items, as needed.
  • Complete all required documentation upon completion of project, prior to submitting to Quality Control.
  • Promptly report any problems associated with carrying out work assignments including non-availability of parts, materials, improper work-flow, drawing discrepancies, etc.
  • May perform light sheet metal duties.
  • Maintain a safe and clean working environment in accordance with company standards.
  • Maintain and record accurate time accounting records in CIMA.
  • Adhere to all company policies, procedures, and safety standards.
  • Complete initial / recurrent training requirements in a timely manner.
  • Other duties may be assigned.

The individual employed in this position is expected to dress appropriately (determined by area in which their work is performed), report to work on time, have excellent work habits, and have a cooperative and positive attitude in the work setting; exhibits respect and professionalism when interacting with customers, and all employees; must adhere to company policies, procedures and safety standards.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.
  • Requires High School education or equivalent reading, writing, and math abilities.
  • 0 to 1 years of related experience in aircraft or sheet metal; experience in aircraft fuel cells / tanks desirable.
  • Capable of being trained & certified to processes related to Tank Assembly and Tank Component Assembly.
  • Effective communication skills.
  • Must be detail oriented with the ability to multi-task.
  • Maintain a positive and professional attitude at all times, while setting a positive example for all employees.
  • Ability to work extended hours when needed.
  • Read, write, and understand the English language.
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret complex drawings.
Basic math skills – High School level minimum along with the ability to compute ratios.


The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Standard safety precautions are required in all areas where hazardous conditions exist.
  • Exerting/lifting up to 50 lbs. occasionally and/or 25 lbs. frequently.
  • This position requires the constant use of hands and fingers to handle or feel.
  • This position requires the ability to work in confined spaces as well as with multiple odors.
  • Ability to maneuver into, work in, and maneuver out of tight & cramped areas.
  • Ability to work while on a work platform, ladder, or similar device while standing, kneeling, sitting, and lying down in a variety of positions.
The following work environment and characteristics described are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
  • Exposure to noise, smells, dust and fumes typically associated in an industrial manufacturing environment.
  • Regular use of sharp tools, industrial machining equipment, heating elements, sealants and solvents.
Close proximity to several industrial hazards including electrical, mechanical and chemical.

All employees have a responsibility to cooperate in promoting and maintaining a safe and healthy work environment, to take reasonable care of their own health and safety and to encourage the health and safety of all team members.

This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee. The individual employed in this position will be required to follow any other instructions and to perform any other duties requested by Management.