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9 months ago
DynCorp International
Location: Maryland
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Freight, Cargo & Logistics
Category: Mechanic
Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic performs aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control and inspection with minimum supervision.

Principal Accountabilities

Maintain Military aircraft in accordance with Army maintenance requirements
Maintain environmental systems
Maintain aircraft oxygen systems, fire extinguishing systems and aircraft utility systems
Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance
Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and vacuum
Operate GSE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required
Operate tugs for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft
Annotate maintenance actions in aircraft logbooks and Army 2408 series forms
Order aircraft/equipment parts
Supervise/assist in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks
Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times
May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills

Qualified on ground support equipment applicable to the specialty
In-depth working knowledge of Beechcraft King Air Model Aircrafts
Able to deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional and effective manner
Ability to work with job required hazardous materials
Possess a valid US State driver's license
Ability to read and interpret data is required
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
Must have a current civilian driver's license the ability to obtain and maintain a Government flight line driver's license
Ability to obtain and maintain level of Security Clearance required by the Government
Experience & Education

High school degree or equivalent required
Previous experience in environmental control systems and have in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives preferred
FAA A&P License required
Three (3) or more years’ aircraft mechanic experience as an aircraft mechanic on assigned aircraft required, five (5) years preferred
Completion of formal maintenance training on assigned aircraft is desired
Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft mechanic maintenance course or civilian equivalent training
Recent full-time experience in aviation maintenance with the assigned aircraft during the past 12 months
Six (6) months of flight line and overhaul & inspection experience
Physical Requirements/Working Environment

May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside
May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure
May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day
Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands
Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders
May be required to lift up to 50 pounds
May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools
Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear
Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth
May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc

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