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: The Ground Support Equipment Mechanic diagnoses malfunctions and repairs Ground Support Equipment (GSE), advises and trains lower grade workers on diagnosis and repair of less complex repair/maintenance problems, inspects and approves completed maintenance actions, solves repair problems by studying drawings, wiring diagrams and maintenance actions, solves repair problems by studying drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical publications; uses automated maintenance data systems to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirements, maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions, and analyzes, diagnosis, and repairs GSE using conventional and digital multi-meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools. This mechanic maintains external fuel and grounding systems, performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on GSE, inspects, tests, and operates GSE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation, services equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air, diagnoses mechanical and electronic circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test equipment, and technical publications. This work also does the following: disassembles and assembles malfunctioning GSE accessories and components, removes, disassembles repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and reinstalls GSE components and accessories, stencils and marks GSE in accordance with technical publications, stores, handles, labels, uses, and disposes of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations. This mechanic prepares GSE for storage and mobility deployment; and operates, cleans, inspects, and services GSE towing vehicles. In addition to maintaining vehicle records, this mechanic maintains and updates paper and electronic equipment records, provides dispatch service for GSE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations, practices good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage prevention, and safety at all times.
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: $28.93 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: 03/29/2020
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 firstname.lastname@example.org 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.