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Structural Mechanic l - Job ID# 190843

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Savannah GA

Job Category:

Light Industrial/Manufacturing

Position Type:

Associate - W2



Positions Available:


PDS Defense, Inc. is seeking a Structural Mechanic l, in Savannah, GA. 


Job Description: 

- In a team oriented work environment, under moderate supervision, performs a variety of structural assembly operations in a production department.

Essential Functions:
- Perform assembly and fitting of detail parts and structures and varied drilling and riveting operations; ensures parts/assembly meet requirements.
- Rivet structural assemblies and parts using all tools required. to do the job (e.g. portable riveting guns, pneumatic guns, pneumatic drills, counter sinks, rivet shavers, files, reamers, rivets).
- Read work orders, blueprints, lofts, sketches, and operation sheets to determine sequence of operations, type size and hole pattern for rivets.
- Check all work and ensure a defective free assembly prior to final inspection.
- Maintain and use all logs and records (e.g. MIR sheets, DMTs, Crabs, PCOs).
- Align and assemble parts to be riveted using jigs, holding fixtures, pins, clamps, and fasteners.
- Maintain a neat and orderly work area, supports the company 5S Program and complies with all safety regulations.
- Work under moderate supervision on duties and tasks.
- Support Lean Activities.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
- Ability to read and interpret basic blueprints.
- Read and interpret 6" scale.
- Basic computer skills.
- Must be able to read a scale and perform basic shop math.
- Read and comprehend basic documents and instructions.
- Must have essential personal skills, which include an aptitude for hands-on craftwork, a professional attitude, attention to detail, ability to work with people and to meet demanding schedules.
- Must demonstrate good housekeeping and safety practices.
- Ability to work with composite resins and materials.
- Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
- Must be able to work any shift.
- Must be able to climb ladders/stands/stairs and work in small spaces and/or restricted areas.

Unique Skills
- Must be able to work in confined spaces and utilize a respirator.

Education and Experience Requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED required. 1 year related structural assembly experience. Experience working with Solumina and Smarteam preferred.. One year experience credit considered for graduates of Savannah Tech Aircraft Structures Technical Certificate Program.

Job Requirements

PDS Defense, Inc. is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodation to individuals with physical and mental disabilities. If you need special assistance or an accommodation while seeking employment, please call 1-866-224-2745 to contact us. We will make a determination on your request for reasonable accommodation on a case-by-case basis.
 The law requires PDS Defense, Inc. to post a notice describing the Federal laws prohibiting job discrimination. For information regarding your legal rights and protections, please click on the following links: 
EEO is the Law and EEO is the Law Supplement
 PDS Defense, Inc. will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay. Please see the 
Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision for more information.
 As a Federal Contractor, PDS Defense, Inc. is required to participate in the E-Verify Program to confirm eligibility to work in the United States. For information, please click on the following link:  
 The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.
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Kimberly Jones
Recruiting Manager


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