PENDING CONTRACT AWARD
23023 AIRCRAFT MECHANIC III
A person in this position does the following; 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 technical data such as blueprints or manufactures manuals. Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems. A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.
The incumbent must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike, must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule. This worker will be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.
- Performs aircraft maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, and modification of aircraft electrical/avionics systems.
- Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to other employees as needed.
- Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft electrical/avionics systems including communications security (COMSEC)
- Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications, and special tools and test equipment
- Must be familiar with operational capabilities and limitations of electrical/avionics systems
- Possess a thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention and treatment of corrosion
- Performs the troubleshooting and rewiring of complex avionics/electrical systems and subsystems discrepancies and modifications
- Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required
- Estimates and accesses damage of avionics/electrical components/systems as related to crash and mishap damaged aircraft to include repair and/or replacement, man-hours, parts, components, and materials
- When assigned to the flight line, provide customer support during launch and recovery and aircraft security as required.
- Completes maintenance documentation accurately using OOMA, and required forms, as required by job assignment.
- Must show proficiency in the use of OOMA within 90 days after assignment
- Other duties as assigned
- High school diploma or equivalent General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
- Must have four (6) years experience in a primary MOS from any of the following OccFlds: 6323 Aircraft Maintenance, equivalent skill designation from other services or possess valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certification
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a SECRET clearance
Employees will receive a health and welfare fringe benefit of $4.41 for every hour worked up to 40 hours per week.
Employees are offered medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in KAI’s 401k plan. Employees have a minimum of eleven paid holidays. Employees accumulate 1 hour of Paid Sick Leave for Federal Contractors for every 30 hours worked up to 56 hours per year. After completing one year of service, employees will have two weeks paid vacation.
Employment is contingent on (a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and (d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.
KAI is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.