Aircraft Structures Trainee
About the Job
**What you will do:** Trainee position participates in formal 12 week structures training program through consistent classroom attendance, participation & assigned project completion. Develops & demonstrates structural repair skills necessary to qualify for second phase of On the Job training as an Aircraft Structures Apprentice. **What you need:** * High School Diploma or GED * Basic mechanical skills/aptitude * Ability to read, write, speak, understand & effectively communicate in English * Demonstrated experience exhibiting fine motor skills, manual dexterity & attention to detail * Demonstrated problem solving and creative thinking skills * Demonstrated reliability & dependability * Ability follow written & verbal directions and to interpret diagrams * Desire to learn a trade * Ability & willingness to practice safe work procedures * Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations * Basic computer proficiency to enable access to digital manuals, training materials, regulations, etc. **Preferred Job Skills:** * Previous work experience in a maintenance or skilled trade environment * Previous experience interpreting diagrams and technical documentation or directions * Previous experience using hand tools **Physical Requirements:** * Ability to lift up to 75 pounds * Ability to fit in tight places * Ability to twist, bend, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl and climb and sustain those positions for an extended period of time * Ability to work in confined spaces with respiratory equipment * Ability to work at heights up to 80 feet * Ability to work outdoors in extreme weather conditions * Ability to work with arms raised above head and perform repetitive tasks and motions * Ability to precisely manipulate hand tools in a variety of situations * Near sight acuity, Hand/eye coordination, Good oral communication, Depth perception, Field of vision AMES is an equal opportunity employer and that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran or disability status.