6 months ago
Performs aircraft maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and replacement of aircraft systems and components. Must possess a high degree of expertise in aircraft systems, applicable maintenance and technical manuals and publications, basic and special tools and test equipment. Must have a working knowledge of ground support equipment and corrosion detection, prevention and treatment.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
Inspects and certifies aircraft at specific intervals as required by OEM and FAA.
Troubleshoots system malfunctions, performs necessary corrective actions.
Documents maintenance of aircraft on appropriate forms.
Removes and replaces defective components.
Complies with service bulletins, instructions and airworthiness directives as directed.
Performs preflight/post flight turn around and daily inspections and servicing when required.
Research aircraft log books and historical data as required.
Complies with safety, foreign object damage, egress familiarization, and tool control program requirements.
Serves as a point of contact with the Quality Assurance Representative.
Advises management of problems that may delay scheduled delivery of aircraft to customer.
Ensures materials issued for assigned tasks are the correct items to repair the problem.
Provides on-the-job training to new employees as required.
Assists with supervision and inspects maintenance performed by FAA certified and non-certified personnel.
Services oxygen, nitrogen, tires, oil and hydraulic systems.
Performs corrosion control checks when required.
Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers businesses and coworkers.
Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary.
Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company and regulatory bodies.
Complies with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility and job assignment.
Ensures safety, security and preservation of government and company owned equipment.
Deals with the customer in courteous, professional and effective manner.
Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
Maintains the cleanliness of the work center.
Assist is aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections.
Turn-up and taxi qualified as required.
Knowledge & Skills
Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft systems, applicable maintenance / technical manuals and publications, basic tools, special tools and test equipment.
Must have a working knowledge of ground support equipment and corrosion detection, prevention and treatment.
Experience & Education
EDUCATION / LICENSES:
Satisfactory completion of U.S. Armed Forces aircraft mechanic courses and / or five (5) years’ experience as an aircraft mechanic or ten (10) years recent aircraft maintenance on similar type aircraft. F.A.A. or A&P license preferred.
Must be able to meet any Government / Company licensing / qualification requirements for the position.
Must have a minimum of five (5) years’ experience as an aircraft mechanic.
Must be familiar with aircraft systems, tools, drawings, schematics, and normal safety requirements.
Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, stretching and working in uncomfortable positions. Required to lift up to 50 lbs.
The diversity of working conditions may range from standard shop type environment where there is no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc.
May be required to work where high noise hazards prevail.
Will be required to wear protective clothing and other safety equipment.
Will be required to work with hazardous materials.
Occasional (5%) for rescue or detachment