Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of equipment related to individual requirements (UH-60, CH-47, AH-64, OH-S8, etc.)Knowledge of military publications (including electronic manuals), drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics.Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work specifications is preferred.
Experience & Education
High school diploma or equivalent.Four years of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance experience required.Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or U.S. military technical school is preferred.One (1) year aviation maintenance experience within the past three years on the mission design series (MDS) required for the position being applied for or Airframe & Power Plant License.Valid driver's license is required.
14.1. Shall have a valid up-to-date A&P license.
14.2. If no A&P license, shall have three years aviation maintenance experience, two years rotary wing aircraft experience, and two years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS). All experience must be within the six most recent years.
14.3. MDS experience may be waived by a COR if the mechanic is undergoing or completed the Contractor’s Government approved On-the-Job Training (OJT) program.
14.4. All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended 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 carry, push or pull up to and may exceed 50 pounds.May be required to lift up to 50 pounds to height of four feet and be required to lift up to 35 pounds to height of 7 feet.May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print.Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sounds by ear over telephone.Must be able to distinguish color and judge three dimensional depths.May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.Must have minimum 20/100 near and far vision, correctable to 20/20.Must be capable of living and working in a potentially hostile environment for an extended period. 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.This classification activity, while normally accomplished in a typical aviation maintenance environment, will require travel to and between remote location(s) in austere environments, CONUS and OCONUS locations, and require the individual to work outside the shop environment.