3 months ago
The Aircraft Mechanic (Egress) performs scheduled/unscheduled aircraft Egress, Environmental and related systems.
Maintain aircraft ejection seats, aircraft air conditioning systems, canopy systems, canopy jettison/fracturing systems, fire warning/extinguishing systems, OBOGS repair/troubleshooting, aircraft environmental systems maintenance, and aircraft pressurization systems troubleshoot oxygen systems, repair and test oxygen regulators and Liquid Oxygen (LOX) converters removed from the aircraft.
Read and interpret manufacturers' and service maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
Replace or repair worn or damaged components using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
Repair or replace defective parts and reassembles and installs in aircraft.
Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring systems and aircraft accessories.
May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies.
May specialize in engine repair.
Perform other qualified duties as required.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of military publications, drawings, blueprints and microfilm.
Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
Thorough knowledge of modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
Detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.
Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
Basic computer data entry skills required for use of maintenance and logistics databases.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Experience & Education
High School diploma
Minimum four (4) years recent experience in relevant aircraft/systems.
A&P License/FAA Certification preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds.
Work may be outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
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.
Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
May work in maintenance shop or outside.
Travel between work locations may be required.