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    Aircraft Body and Bonded Structure Repairers

    Repair body or structure of aircraft according to specifications.

    Reinstalls repaired or replacement parts for subsequent riveting or welding, using clamps and wrenches. Repairs or fabricates defective section or part, using metal fabricating machines, saws, brakes, shears, and grinders. Reads work orders, blueprints, and specifications or examines sample or damaged part or structure to determine repair or fabrication procedures and sequence of operations. Communicates with other workers to fit and align heavy parts or expedite processing of repair parts. Removes or cuts out defective part or drills holes to gain access to internal defect or damage, using drill and punch. Locates and marks dimension and reference lines on defective or replacement part, using templates, scribes, compass, and steel rule. Trims and shapes replacement section to specified size and fits and secures section in place, using adhesives, hand tools, and power tools. Cleans, strips, primes, and sands structural surfaces and materials prior to bonding. Spreads plastic film over area to be repaired to prevent damage to surrounding area. Cures bonded structure, using portable or stationary curing equipment .

    Mechanical -- Knowledge of machines and tools, including their designs, uses, repair, and maintenance. Building and Construction -- Knowledge of materials, methods, and the tools involved in the construction or repair of houses, buildings, or other structures such as highways and roads. Design -- Knowledge of design techniques, tools, and principles involved in production of precision technical plans, blueprints, drawings, and models.

    Installation -- Installing equipment, machines, wiring, or programs to meet specifications. Equipment Selection -- Determining the kind of tools and equipment needed to do a job. Repairing -- Repairing machines or systems using the needed tools. Troubleshooting -- Determining causes of operating errors and deciding what to do about it. Equipment Maintenance -- Performing routine maintenance on equipment and determining when and what kind of maintenance is needed. Mathematics -- Using mathematics to solve problems. Reading Comprehension -- Understanding written sentences and paragraphs in work related documents. Operation and Control -- Contro

    Arm-Hand Steadiness -- The ability to keep your hand and arm steady while moving your arm or while holding your arm and hand in one position. Manual Dexterity -- The ability to quickly move your hand, your hand together with your arm, or your two hands to grasp, manipulate, or assemble objects. Information Ordering -- The ability to arrange things or actions in a certain order or pattern according to a specific rule or set of rules (e.g., patterns of numbers, letters, words, pictures, mathematical operations). Extent Flexibility -- The ability to bend, stretch, twist, or reach with your body, arms, and/or legs. Control Precision -- The ability to quickly and repeatedly adjust the controls of a machine or a vehicle to exact positions. Near Vision -- The ability to see details at close range (within a few feet of the observer). Wrist-Finger Speed -- The ability to make fast, simple, repeated movements of the fingers, hands, and wrists. Multilimb Coordination -- The ability to coordinate two or more limbs (for example, two arms, two legs, or one leg and one arm) while sitting, standing, or lying down. It does not involve performing the activities while the whole body is in motion. Visualization -- The ability to imagine how something will look after it is moved around or when its parts are moved or rearranged. Problem Sensitivity -- The ability to tell when something is wrong or is likely to go wrong. It does not involve solving the problem, only recognizing there is a problem.

    Handling and Moving Objects -- Using hands and arms in handling, installing, positioning, and moving materials, and manipulating things. Inspecting Equipment, Structures, or Material -- Inspecting equipment, structures, or materials to identify the cause of errors or other problems or defects. Getting Information -- Observing, receiving, and otherwise obtaining information from all relevant sources. Controlling Machines and Processes -- Using either control mechanisms or direct physical activity to operate machines or processes (not including computers or vehicles). Updating and Using Relevant Knowledge -- Keeping up-to-date technically and applying new knowledge to your job. Monitor Processes, Materials, or Surroundings -- Monitoring and reviewing information from materials, events, or the environment, to detect or assess problems.