Aircraft Structure, Surfaces, Rigging, & Systems Assemblers
Also called: Sheet Metal Assembler and Riveter (SMAR), Structures Technician, Helicopter Mechanic, Aircraft Line Assembler
In the Air Force: Missile And Space Systems Maintenance Journeyman
In the Coast Guard: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Launching and Recovery Equipment; CWO - Ordnance, Aviation
In the Marine Corps: Aircraft Intermediate Level Hydraulic/Pneumatic Mechanic
In the Navy: Aviation Boatswain's Mate, Launching and Recovery Equipment; Aviation Structural Mechanic Intermediate Level; CWO - Ordnance, Aviation; Squadron Ordnance Technician
- Align and fit structural assemblies manually, or signal crane operators to position assemblies for joining.
- Assemble prefabricated parts to form subassemblies.
- Assemble, install, and connect parts, fittings, and assemblies on aircraft, using layout tools, hand tools, power tools, and fasteners such as bolts, screws, rivets, and clamps.
Engineering and Technology
Arts and Humanities
Hand and Finger Use
Ideas and Logic
People interested in this work like activities that include practical, hands-on problems and solutions.
They do well at jobs that need:
You might use software like this on the job:
Word processing software
Computer aided design CAD software