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 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.
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: $30.39 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: ASAP
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 email@example.com 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.