STi ( http://www.sti-inc.com ) is a private aerospace engineering and aircraft maintenance contractor, founded in 1985, looking to fill positions for an upcoming long-term contract with the DoD. The contract is long-term and has a high level of job stability. STi would love to hear from you for positions that we have available at the site. Apply today and a STi team member will reach out to you shortly to begin the interview process.
Job Description: Aircraft Mechanics I must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Makes repairs to aircraft and follows direction of higher graded workers. The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti- icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Work involves replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Job duties require that this mechanic adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, 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. Supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and specialize in engine repair. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May require specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft systems related disciplines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) licensing of contractor employee technical proficiency is not required.
General Job Description: STi will be providing Aviation Field Level Maintenance support as well as conducting maintenance test flights (MTFs) and maintenance operational checks (MOCs) as per aircraft maintenance manuals provided by the Government on aircraft assigned to the 1st Battalion 5th Aviation Regiment (1-5 AVN) and Operations (OPS) Group. STi will also support and conduct Battle Damage Assessment Repair (BDAR) and Downed Aircraft Recovery Team (DART) operations. Limited sustainment level repairs will be on a case-by-case basis with approval of the U.S. Army Aviation Missile Command (AMCOM) Logistics Assistance Representative (LAR) or AMCOM itself and these tasks will be relayed to the STi supervisor by the on-site management. STi will also perform daily and routine maintenance (to include launch, recovery, mooring, parking, washing aircraft before/after phase maintenance, conducting weight and balance tasks, non-destructive inspections, and inspect/repair/maintain aircraft survival and flight equipment) on rotary wing aircraft and on ground-to-air communications equipment installed in tactical vehicles to include MOCs and MTFs as per Army General Aviation Maintenance technical manuals and aircraft-specific technical manuals provided by the Government on Government aviation rotary-winged aircraft and ground support equipment. STi will also provide Field Level Maintenance to US Army rotational units participating in joint readiness training, transient aircraft, and to Army reserve and guard component units mobilizing or demobilizing at the Joint Readiness Training Center (JRTC) also on Fort Polk and as well as other Fort Polk area of operations.
Clearance Requirements: Basic Background Check
Type of Aircraft: STi will be supporting rotary wing aircraft permanently assigned to 1-5 AVN and rotational units, such as but not limited to OH-58A/C, UH-60 series, CH-47, AH-64, AH-1, UH-1 aircraft and Unmanned Aerial Surveillance (UAS) series aircraft, as well as maintenance support for the OPS Group BDAR/DART teams.
Hourly Rate: $28.93 per hour.
Additional Rate: $4.48 per hour for Health and Welfare. Wealth and Welfare rate can be utilized for any benefits such as: medical, dental, vision, etc. and whatever is leftover will roll into a 401k for yourself.
Start Date: 03/29/2020
Place of Performance: Headquarters 1st Battalion 5th Aviation Regiment (1-5 AVN) at Fort Polk, Louisiana 71459-7040
If you have any questions, feel free to send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or give us a call at 301-770-7077 for further information.
Contract Duration: This is a long standing contract that STi has recently been awarded. The contract with STi has a duration of 3.5 years, at which time the contract will be re-competed. STi and other vendors will bid at that time, and if in the event STi does not win the resulting contract, personnel on site have first right of refusal on a job offer from the incoming contractor. It is a long term position in that regard as personnel will just change their badging to the new company that takes over, but all positions will remain.