AECOM Aircraft Trades Helper in Corpus Christi Army Depot, Texas

Business Line Government

Position Title Aircraft Trades Helper

United States of America - Texas

Corpus Christi Army Depot

Job Summary

Aircraft Production, Accessories and Rotor Blade, Processing and Manufacturing, Transmission, Engine Production - Assigned to a specific shop within the depot that performs various processes to achieve the overhaul and repair of helicopters. Purpose of the assignment will be to perform common and typical tasks of work within the shop to which assigned and to assist the journeyman and higher-graded trades-persons. Typical duties may involve various aspects of disassembly, cleaning, lubrication or assembly of aircraft parts, components, or subassemblies; preparing aircraft parts for test, preservation, painting, storage or containerization; checking items for obvious wear, cracks, nicks, burrs, or other surface defects; using equipment, solvents, brushes, buffers, scouring pads to clean or sand surfaces; replacing plugs, nuts, gaskets, safety wiring; inserting fittings; lifting, carrying and holding materials in position during assembly or fabrication processes; using templates to cut materials; fastening parts together by using bolts, rivets, and screws; taking measurements; tagging, sorting or binning material/parts; cleaning work areas and lubricating shop equipment.

Assignments typically require using various production shop equipment, hand tools, measuring devices, and power tools.

Required to wear safety shoes and safety glasses and may be required to wear respirators, aprons, goggles or other protective clothing and other personal protective equipment. Working conditions have been considered in the evaluation of this position.

Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in a shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 15-25 pounds and occasionally in excess of 45 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance. Position may require travel.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - AECOM enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the URS Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable AECOM Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED) is desirable.

  • Six (6) months actual and recent related experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in the contract and/or delivery order.

  • Must possess and maintain a valid drivers license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen or a Permanent Legal Resident.

Preferred Qualifications


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 to view the EEO Is The Law poster.


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Job Category Maintenance

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 188748BR

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.