Knowledge & Skills
- Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
- Thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, and micrometers.
- Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
- Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
- Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
- Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more
complex aircraft relevant tasks
- Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.
- The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, and may be required
to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
Experience & Education
- Minimum of three (3) years aviation maintenance experience within the last six (6) years on the powertrain systems of
CH-47, UH-60, and/or AH-64 aircraft. Or A&P license and two (2) years aviation maintenance experience within the last
six (6) years on the powertrain systems of the CH-47, UH-60 and/or AH-64 aircraft.
- Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired,
certification of education level is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
- Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below
- May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.
- Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
- Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
- Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
- Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.
- May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
- May work in maintenance shop or outside.
- Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
- May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.
- May be expected to work in austere environments and all weather conditions.