Job DescriptionJob Title: Aircraft Mechanic (Sheet Metal/Structures)Location: Ft. Wainwright, AlaskaPay: $41.91/hr ($35.66/hr base pay plus an additional $6.25/hr Health & Welfare for up to 40 hrs/week)  Preferred Airframes: AH-64, CH-47, & UH-60 preferred but all aviation maintenance experience con

Aircraft Mechanic (Sheet Metal): Ft. Wainwright, Alaska

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Wainwright, Alaska, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description
Job Title: Aircraft Mechanic (Sheet Metal/Structures)
Location: Ft. Wainwright, Alaska
Pay: $41.91/hr ($35.66/hr base pay plus an additional $6.25/hr Health & Welfare for up to 40 hrs/week)
 Preferred Airframes: AH-64, CH-47, & UH-60 preferred but all aviation maintenance experience considered
Requirements: Personal Tools Mandatory
 
Purpose and Scope:
Responsible for inspecting, and performing organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance/modifications on aircraft, sub-systems, support equipment and related weapons system. Advises team members and solves unusual maintenance problems by analysis and test/repair of sheet metal, engines, pneudraulic, fuel, etc.
Essential Responsibilities include but not limited to:
Fabricates, installs, and maintains in good repair sheet-metal components of the airframe.
Removes, cleans, reinstalls, or replaces defective parts, accessories, and components such as gear boxes, couplings, and fittings; bad actuators, accumulators, gauges, sections of corroded fuel and oil lines, worn cable pulleys, and burned-out lights, using hand tools.
Adjust components such as cable tension and seat movement settings and adjustments.
Obtains standard parts such as fuel and oil line connections and fittings, cable linkage and harnesses by referring to parts manuals and by making comparisons with samples.
Replaces and repairs damaged components, uses hand tools, gauges, and tests equipment.
Troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds equipment and engine components, fuel systems (including cells, tanks and fuel/metering control systems), and functional components using hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
Reads and interprets maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, alternators, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
Performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
Performs the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and ensures the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Additional Job Description
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required (Duties include but not limited to):
Background in Rotary Wing General Maintenance practices on AH-64 Series, CH-47 Series, and UH-60 Series preferred.
Must be proficient in The Army Maintenance Management System recordkeeping program.
High school graduate or equivalent is desirable.
Five (5) years actual and recent, aircraft related systems experience desired; three (3) years required.
If military experience, provide Joint Service Transcript (JST). If A&P License, provide license.
Thorough knowledge of technical publications related to aircraft and weapon systems.
Must have knowledge of the scope and limitation of various categories of maintenance and their application to the aircraft.
Must know theory and principles of engine operations; accessories and components; electrical and electronic; pneudraulic; and mechanical principles.
Knowledge of sheet metal, properties of materials, fuels, and oils.
Must be able to read, interpret and use manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, blueprints, wiring and schematic diagrams, data tables and other specifications to determine feasibility and method to repair or replace malfunctioning or damaged components.
Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment.
Shall work with others and independently, predicated on the scope of complexity of operations.
Shall be able to pass and maintain Government security clearance as required by the contract unit.
Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle.
Full flexibility regarding working hours
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.
Must be able to work well with others and independently, predicated on the scope and complexity of operations.
Tools are the responsibility of the employee.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Work is performed in a shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell.  Frequently lifts items weighing 40-45 pounds and occasionally in excess of 50 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration.  The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock.  The noise level in the work environment is usually loud or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.
Support Customer and Contract for all related tasks associated with this position.
Follows company policy and procedures as they apply to ensuring a safe and high-level customer service work environment always exists, reporting to the Program Supervisor as required.
Report incidents and make recommendations to the Program Supervisor.
Full flexibility regarding working hours
This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.
Must be able to work well with others and independently, predicated on the scope and complexity of operations.
Tools are the responsibility of the employee.
Job Requirements:
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
Relocation:
Travel:
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