PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Aircraft Mechanic with a Structeral Skill Set –performs a variety of simple to moderately complex tasks on airplane general, airframe and powerplant systems.  ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS Aircraft Mechanic WB-57•    Perform maintenance on the WB-57 Platform, including mechanical system

Aircraft Mechanic WB-57

Yulista Holding, LLC • 
Houston, Texas, USA
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
PRIMARY FUNCTION:  The Aircraft Mechanic with a Structeral Skill Set –performs a variety of simple to moderately complex tasks on airplane general, airframe and powerplant systems.
Aircraft Mechanic WB-57
•    Perform maintenance on the WB-57 Platform, including mechanical systems, and/or ground support equipment.
•    Repair, inspect and maintain structural, mechanical and electrical elements of this aircraft.  
•    Provide oversight and have the ability to direct and train others in the completion of aircraft related maintenance tasks.
•    May include Designated System Inspector (DSI) duties.
•    Troubleshoot systems as required to meet customer needs.
•    Document maintenance as per Quality Assurance (QA) and established regulatory requirements.
•    Perform regular Foreign Object Damage (FOD) walks.
•    Maintain tool control. Report missing, lost, found, or unattended tools to the supervisor. Inventory and inspect tools on a regular basis and replace worn or broken tools.
•    Comply with safety rules and regulations while performing day to day maintenance. Promptly report all accidents, injuries, safety violations, and/or unsafe practices or procedures to supervisor.
•    Use NASA’s automated maintenance data system (NAMIS) to maintain equipment records. Enter in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verify the work was performed satisfactorily.
•    The Aircraft Mechanic may be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
•    Assembles structural parts and components to meet requirements for preserving structural integrity.
•    Assesses damage to aircraft structural components
•    Advises on structural repair, modification, and corrosion protection treatment with respect to original strength, weight, and contour to maintain structural integrity.
•    Ensures aircraft component balance is maintained. Assembles repairs using special fasteners and adhesives.
•    Checks repairs for serviceability according to specifications and technical publications. Manufactures jigs, fixtures, forms, and molds.
•    Uses metalworking equipment and tools to form, cut, bend, and fasten replacement or repair parts to damaged structures and components.
•    Knowledgeable in the use of, and be able to train others in the use of a wide variety of computers, hand and mechanical tools.  
•    May be required to perform other related duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.
•    Identifies, removes, and treats corrosion using mechanical and chemical procedures. Applies corrosion protective coatings.
•    Stores, handles, and disposes of hazardous waste and materials according to environmental standards.
•    Inspects structures and components and determines operational status. Interprets inspection findings and determines corrective action adequacy.
•    Posts entries and maintains maintenance and inspection records in NAMIS.  Recommends methods to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures.
•    Perform maintenance on aircraft, mechanical systems, and/or ground support equipment.
•    Beginner to intermediate computer skills specifically using Microsoft Office Suite; ability to learn additional computer skills or software programs. Working knowledge of advanced software applications is preferred
•    Ability to enter data accurately into databases.
•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.
•    Ability to write routine reports and correspondence
•    Interpersonal skills are necessary to work effectively and cooperatively with all levels of management and staff. Will also routinely interact with other crew members
•    Ability to use general office equipment such as fax, phone, copier, scanner, printers, etc.
•    Ability to follow a process.
•   Ability to learn and understand corporate policies and procedures and how they relate to goals.
•    Ability to travel Conus / Oconus is preferred
•    High degree of self-motivation and the ability to work independently
•    Ability to multi-task
•    Climbs on top of and down from aircraft using aircraft hand/foot holds, capable of lifting up to 25 lbs. overhead, on feet all day, walk up to 2 miles per day.
Aircraft Mechanic
•    High School Diploma or equivalent required.
•    May require a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airplane and/or Powerplant certification or special skills and/or certifications.    
•    Experience supporting a NASA/DoD contract.
•    Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures within the field required.
•    Must have Structeral Specialized Skill Set
•    Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance
•    May be required to travel domestically and internationally.
Preference will be given to Calista shareholders and their descendants and to spouses of Calista shareholders, and to shareholders of other corporations created pursuant to the Alaska Native Claims Settlement Act, in accordance with Title 43 U.S. Code 1626(g).
Additionally, it is our policy to select, place, train and promote the most qualified individuals based upon relevant factors such as work quality, attitude and experience, so as to provide equal employment opportunity for all employees in compliance with applicable local, state and federal laws and without regard to non-work related factors such as race, color, religion/creed, sex, national origin, age, disability, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship, genetic information, or other protected status. When applicable, our policy of non-discrimination applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including but not limited to, recruiting, hiring, training, transfer, promotion, placement, layoff, compensation, termination, reduction in force and benefits.
It is Calista’s business philosophy and practice to provide reasonable accommodations, according to applicable state and federal laws, to all qualified individuals with physical or mental disabilities.
The statements contained in this job description are intended to describe the general content and requirements for performance of this job.  It is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all job duties, responsibilities, and requirements.
This job description is not an employment agreement or contract. Management has the exclusive right to alter the scope of work within the framework of this job description at any time without prior notice.
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