Aircraft Mechanic II (LUH72, EC145, H145)
The Aircraft Mechanic II must have technical knowledge to repair, maintain, modify and overhaul various major aircraft operating systems with a minimum of five (5) years direct applicable or equivalent aircraft experience.
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
Applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation
Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufactures’ manuals.
Perform other duties as requested
Knowledge & Skills
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.
Experience & Education
High School diploma or GED.
Minimum of five (5) years’ experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in individual task orders.
Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or U.S. military technical school is desired.
Airframe, Power Plant (or both), or FCC licenses may be required for specific work requirements.
Must have a valid state driver’s license and ability to operate vehicles on military installations.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds. Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
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