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Traveling Aircraft Mechanic III

United States
86 days ago

The Aircraft Mechanic III (UH60, AH64, and/or CH47)is responsible for maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components, and applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring  equipment condition and operation.

This worker also applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting

maintenance efforts.

  • Inspect all aircraft assigned. 
  • Proficient in the use of the Government STAMIS used to maintain Army aircraft forms and records.   
  • Plans, conducts, and supervises aircraft technical inspections.
  • Computes basic weight and balance records.
  • Ensures compliance with aircraft configuration control, Army oil analysis Program, and test measuring diagnostic equipment calibration.   
  • Provides guidance to lower level technicians in aircraft repair, technical inspection techniques, and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards, and operational policies.
  • Prepares evaluations, special reports, and records pertaining to aircraft maintenance repair and related activities.   
  • 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.  
  • Mechanic 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. 

Minimum Requirements

  • Shall have a valid up-to-date A&P license and have Five (5) years aviation maintenance experience, Five (5) years rotary wing aircraft experience, and Two (2) years on the assigned Mission Design Series (UH60, AH64, and/or CH47). 
  • If no A&P license, shall have five years aviation maintenance, five years rotary wing aircraft experience and two years on the assigned MDS.
  • All experience must be within the Ten (10) most recent years.
  • US Citizen
  • Travel Team - Must be available to Travel up to 75% of the time, as operationally required. 
  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret Clearance. 
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, repair procedures and replacement of parts: requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Shall have a working knowledge of making entries in aircraft logbooks & records, military technical publications, and the Army's Unit Level Logistics Aviation Information System, ACN.
  • Shall have a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal and structural modification and repair.
  • Shall have the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
  • Shall have a detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as cable tensiometers. 

Preferred Qualifications

  • High School diploma or equivalent preferred.

Working Conditions

  • 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, vehicles, or aircraft.



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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