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Traveling Aircraft Mechanic II

United States
85 days ago

The Traveling Aircraft Mechanic II (Sheetmetal) performs the full range of military tactical aircraft maintenance and maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty. 

  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.
  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.
  • Requires working knowledge of technical publications.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
  • Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.
  • Services and lubricates aircraft and subsystems.
  • Safely prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services.
  • Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections.
  • Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.
  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft Technical Manuals, Maintenance Information and Action Messages and all technical guidance provided through government official representatives.
  • Uses a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Uses a knowledge of electrical theory and of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Uses a working knowledge of technical publications and the Government STAMIS to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • When assigned to operate Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS). Shall have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Powerplant License. If no FAA Powerplant License, then shall have minimum five years documented as a
  • Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS) operator.
  • When designated shall obtain DoD EPA Refrigerant Processing Certificate Section 608 Technician Certification (Universal) or Minimum Type II.
  • May be designated as a Foreign Object Elimination/Foreign Object Debris (FOE/FOD) Program Administrator.
  • When qualified and as assigned for crane operator duties shall have three years of crane operation related experience and shall comply with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 1926 Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, Subpart: CC Cranes & Derricks in Construction 192****** Operator qualification and Certification.
  • When selected, qualified and trained IAW contact requirements will perform aircraft condition evaluations (ACE) inspection duties.

Minimum Requirements:

  • Valid up-to-date A&P license; And Two (2) years aviation maintenance experience, Three (3)years rotary wing aircraft experience, and Two (2) of the years on the assigned Mission Design Series ((UH60, AH64, and/or CH47).
  • If no A&P, - Must have the Three (3) years aviation maintenance experience; consisting of Three (3) years rotary wing aircraft experience, and Two (2) years on the assigned MDS (UH60, AH64, and/or CH47).
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization. Note: for facility credentials/authorization at this work site.
  • ; must provide own tool and Tool box. All tools must be shadowed and etched with PID. 
  • Travel Team- Must be available to Travel up to 75% of the time, as operationally required. 

Physical Requirements/Work Environment

  • Must be able to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
  • Frequently lift parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • 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.



Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.



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