PENDING CONTRACT AWARD Aircraft Mechanic II (23022): Aircraft Mechanics II must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, and structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Ad

Aircraft Mechanic II (Avionics)

Kay and Associates, Inc. • 
Norfolk, Virginia, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:


Aircraft Mechanic II (23022): Aircraft Mechanics II must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, and structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Additionally provides input to Maintenance Engineering Changes (MEC), Estimated Cost of Damage preparation (ECOD) and assist in the recommendation of changes to (MWO). Individuals must be able to prioritize workloads and are required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks. Mechanic IIs can inspect Mechanic IIs and Is. This mechanic maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufactures’ manuals. Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects. May require specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft systems related disciplines.


Skill and Knowledge: Shall have the ability to troubleshoot malfunctions in various aircraft systems and be able to perform general Organizational Level maintenance and possess one or more of the specialties of the assigned aircraft below:

Avionics/Electrical Systems and related Sub-Systems, and Aircraft Logs and Records Administration

  • Must be knowledgeable of technical directives, NAMP programs, and shall be knowledgeable of and understand basic supply procedures.
  • Aircraft Mechanic II shall have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy, and exhibit leadership and ensure adherence to all applicable policies and procedures.
  • Possess a high degree of expertise in the control and coordination of aircraft maintenance.
  • Thorough working knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications.
  • Thorough working knowledge of aircraft maintenance records.
  • Working understanding of the aircraft and aircraft systems

Responsibility:  Performs requirements in accordance with the procedures established in the PWS. Performs diagnosis and corrective actions, disassembles, inspects, evaluates, and accomplishes necessary repairs, lays out work according to technical instructions and technical directives.  Determines what repairs, modifications, and part replacements are required. May be required to verify work performed by another for which he/she is qualified to perform.

Task Requirements:

  • Aircraft Organizational Level (O-Level) Maintenance Support as required for C-2A aircraft
  • Maintain assigned aircraft/aeronautical equipment in a manner that meets or exceeds the requirements of the CNAFINST 4790.2 (series) programs IAW the Performance Work Statement (PWS)
  • Scheduled and unscheduled Organizational (O-Level) Maintenance Support
  • Maintenance Control planning and management
  • Aircraft maintenance action documentation via records, forms, and electronic means
  • Support Equipment operations and inspections
  • Aircraft inspections
  • Aircraft Movement
  • Corrosion Control/Aircraft Painting
  • Troubleshooting
  • Preservation and de-preservation
  • General aircraft maintenance
  • Technical Directive compliance and modifications
  • Initiate and Complete Maintenance Action Forms via Optimized Organizational Maintenance Activity (OOMA) or hard copy.
  • Perform duties as Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI) for Avionics Systems.
  • Vibration Analysis Operator / Interpreter
  • Tire and Wheel
  • Hydraulic Contamination
  • APU operations
  • Perform general housekeeping and organization of workstation(s), shop(s), maintenance facility to provide a clean, safe, and FOD free environment
  • Other duties as assigned

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years or more of Organizational level maintenance
  • 5 years or more maintenance experience on C-2A aircraft
  • NALCOMIS OOMA Familiarization/Naval Aviation Maintenance Control Management Course (Course D/E-555-0053 OR A COMBINATION OF NALCOMIS OOMA Familiarization Course (Course D/E-555-0054) and Naval Aviation Maintenance Control Course (Course D/E-555-0040)
  • Previously Safe For Flight certified
  • Qualified as Vibration Analysis Operator/Interpreter
  • Tire and Wheel certified
  • Hydraulic Contamination
  • APU Operator
  • Aircraft Tow qualifications as wing walker, Tow Supervisor, and driver
  • Aircraft paint and final finish
  • Aircraft Corrosion Control ( N-701-0013) certification

Basic Qualifications:

  • Aircraft Mechanic II shall have a minimum of three years aircraft maintenance experience
  • Previously Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) for Avionics Systems
  • Must be eligible for Common Access Card (CAC)
  • Avionics System Technicians must have Secret Clearance
  • Must be deployable to locations Outside Continental U.S. (OCONUS)



Other Compensation

Employees will receive a health and welfare fringe benefit of $2.65 for every hour worked.


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.  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.

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