Aircraft Mechanic I (Avionics)
The UH-60 Avionics Mechanic adjusts, repairs and/or replaces electrical wiring and aircraft system avionics. Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.
- Performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
- Apply technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
- Apply required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.
- Apply comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufacturers’ manuals.
- Supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.
- May be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Prioritizes workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
- Receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
- May be required to troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems to ensure aircraft remains in safe operating condition.
- Performs other duties as requested.
- High school diploma or equivalent is required; U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired.
- Valid up-to-date A&P license
- If no A&P license must have (3) three years aviation maintenance experience with a minimum of (2) two years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS) is required. All experience must be within the (6) six most recent years is required.
- Diagnostic System (FEDS) operator. DoD EPA Refrigerant Processing Certificate Section 608 Technician Certification (Universal) or Minimum Type II desirable.
- Driver’s license
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