Aircraft Mechanic II (UH-60 Quality Inspector)
The Aircraft Mechanic II performs the full range of military tactical aircraft maintenance and maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty.
(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
- 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.
- Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.
- 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.
- Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.
- Services and lubricates aircraft and subsystems.
- Safely prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services.
- Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections.
- Performs limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required.
- Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.
- Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft Technical Manuals, Maintenance Information and Action Messages and all technical guidance provided through government official representatives.
- Uses a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
- Uses a knowledge of electrical theory and of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
- Participates in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
- Uses a working knowledge of technical publications and the Government STAMIS to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
- Receives technical assistance, as required, from higher-level technician.
- Prioritize workloads and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
- Inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Aircraft Mechanic I.
- When assigned to operate Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS). Shall have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Powerplant License. If no FAA Powerplant License, then shall have minimum five years documented as a
- Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS) operator.
- When designated shall obtain DoD EPA Refrigerant Processing Certificate Section 608 Technician Certification (Universal) or Minimum Type II.
- May be designated as a Foreign Object Elimination/Foreign Object Debris (FOE/FOD) Program Administrator.
- As qualified and when required can perform non-crew member duties.
- When qualified and as assigned for crane operator duties shall have three years of crane operation related experience and shall comply with Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) 1926 Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, Subpart: CC Cranes & Derricks in Construction 1926.1427 Operator qualification and Certification.
- When selected, qualified and trained IAW contact requirements will perform aircraft condition evaluations (ACE) inspection duties.
- When required can use Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for job duties.
- Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
- Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Experience & Education
- Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.
- Valid up-to-date A&P license; and (2) two years aviation maintenance experience, 3) three years rotary wing aircraft experience, with at least (2) two of the (3) years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS). All experience must be within the (5) five most recent years is required
- If no A&P, shall have the (3) three years aviation maintenance experience; consisting of (3) three years rotary wing aircraft experience, with at least (2) two of the (3) years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS).
- All experience must be within the (5) five most recent years is required.
- Driver’s license
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