Triumph Group

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Aerospace Sheet Metal Mechanic- 2nd Shift

Aerospace Sheet Metal Mechanic- 2nd Shift

Requisition Number 
US-CA-El Cajon
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Position Type 
Full time
Experience (Years) 
Posted Date 
Manufacturing/Production/Operations - All
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Triumph Group designs, engineers, manufactures, repairs and overhauls a broad portfolio of aviation and industrial components, accessories, subassemblies, systems and aircraft structures. We partner with original equipment manufacturers (OEMs) and operators of commercial, regional, business and military aircraft worldwide, to provide products and services that solve their hardest problems. So whatever the part, component or complexity of assembly, Triumph is committed to quality, service and meeting the specialized needs of each customer.


Triumph participates at all levels of the aerospace supply chain – from single components, to complex systems, to aerospace structures and their contents. We provide solutions for the entire product life cycle of an aircraft – from raw material to aftermarket service. Our unique ability to integrate a broad range of products and capabilities is our competitive advantage.


  1. Setup and operate sheet metal fabricating and forming machines such as bulge former, sand blast, nibblers, press brakes, punch press, roll formers, shears, plasma cut, drills, etc.
  2. Performs responsibilities incidental to the process.
  3. Assemble, form fit, position, and align component parts in proper relation to each other where subassemblies require precise and difficult locating to include spot and tack welding as required.
  4. Form production parts involving complex curvatures, sharp angles, and/or deep draws, which result in sever forming; to pre-heat and to hot form material as required.
  5. Correct multi-plane distortion, shrinkage, and strain by straightening and fitting to close tolerances.
  6. Layout trim lines, hole patterns, file contours, do hand forming, riveting, bolting, clamping, dimpling, and locating tack weld to build up subassemblies and assemblies.
  7. Perform pressure testing on fabricated assemblies as required.
  8. Trim parts with use of band-saw and belt sander.
  9. Perform daily maintenance and minor machine repairs.
  10. With minimum training, uses standard measuring devices to perform and document dimensional data as required.
  11. Ensure proper safety procedure is followed within the team environment.
  12. Maintains a clean work environment in full compliance with company standards, customer and government regulations.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
- High School diploma or GED certificate or equivalent in experience.
- Minimum two (2) years related experience.
- Able to operate a variety of hand tools and machines as listed under duties and responsibilities.
- Ability to follow and comprehend verbal and written instructions as well as present information in both verbal and written form.
- Must have basic mathematical skills to perform calculations in percent, decimals to apply concept and measurement in areas and volumes.
Ability to work well in a diverse and team environment.

- Ability to learn basic computer skills.
Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed and involved written or oral instructions. Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardization situations.
Must be able to obtain forklift certification.