Crating Fabrication Tech

UNIVERSAL ASSET MANAGEMENT INC Tupelo, MS Starting from $16.00 per hour

Description & Responsibilities

The Crating Fabrication Technician is a critical member of the Operations team and supports the team in the storage and global shipment of aircraft components and related assemblies.

·        Builds crates to specifications for items to be shipped.

  • Assist with Loading and Unloading shipments onto or from delivery vehicles, trailers, and containers.
  • Forklift experience.
  • Aid with inventory, if needed.
  • Maintain compliance with FAA, AFRA, & ASA guidelines and certification.
  • Utilizes Industry and UAM resources to identify and verify components.
  • Provide professional communication to both internal and external clients.
  • Strives for continuous improvements to increase efficiencies in the warehouse.
  • Perform other duties as assigned management.


  • Perform all tasks as assigned by the Supervisor to help ensure projects are conducted IAW OSHA and all, industry (AFRA/ASA), local, state and federal regulations (FAA).
    • Complete ADC Equipment Checklist daily to ensure the operational integrity of facility equipment and report any discrepancies to the Supervisors.
    • Complete ADC Facility Inspections in your assigned area to ensure the cleanliness of the facility and be sure to report any discrepancies to the Supervisors.
    • Fabricate crates as assigned by the Supervisors with the upmost craftsmanship to ensure the integrity and safe delivery of aircraft components.
  • Champion the UAM brand values, people values, community initiatives, demonstrating the vision for others, and acting as a role model both within UAM and externally.
    • Help to champion positive moral around the facility by:
      • Showing up to work with a healthy, positive attitude.
      • Maintaining a positive work ethic throughout the day.
      • Be a positive influence on your fellow team members by building them up, not belittling them.
  • Assist in material control and efficiency and labor efficiency.
    • Help to eliminate fraud waste and abuse by using only the material and supplies you need to complete a task. Any left-over material should be placed back into supply.
    • Stay constant and consistent on tasks assigned, stay busy not complacent.
    • Fabricate crates within 10% of predetermined time as outlined by Supervisors.
  • Maintain a facility of safety and ensure a safety-oriented culture.
    • Properly use proper PPE as outlined in the ADC Job Safety Analysis.
    • Ensure PPE is in proper working condition – defects need to be reported to the Supervisor.
    • Inform other team members of unsafe working conditions/practices when noticed.
      • Look out for each other.


Personal Qualities

Fabrication Technician characteristics include:

·        Unquestionable integrity and personal character.

·        Down to earth values, perseverance and optimism.

·        A strong, results-orientation and desire to compete and win – but not at all costs.

o   We all should want to win but not at the expense of safety.

·        Very strong work ethic and a willingness to lead by example.

·        A keen sense of urgency and the desire to drive value-added changes.

·        Self-confident but not arrogant or egotistical.

·        Transparent and collaborative team and relationship building skills.

·        Creative and resourceful.

·        Tenacious and hard working.

·        Neat and Orderly.

·        Abide by UAM Rules and Regulations.

·        Interested in personal development and continual learning.



·        Must have strong craftsman skills and be able to operate equipment such as hand and power tools.

·        Ability to lift up to 50 lbs.

·        Ability to stand for extended periods of time.


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