1. This occupation requires a working knowledge and/or understanding in the repair and maintenance of airframes, hydraulics, fuel systems, electrical systems, and aircraft engines.
Must possess a working knowledge of military, commercial, or general aviation aircraft.
Reliability, communications skills, workmanship, and good judgment are essential traits
2. Mechanics at all levels are expected to perform work at increasing levels of skill and complexity as they gain experience.
3. Mechanics with sufficient training, skill, and experience may develop expertise in specific disciplines. Some of these specific disciplines are: Aircraft Electrical; Aircraft Fuel Systems; Aircraft Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems; Powerplant Maintenance; Fuel Cell Maintenance; Heavy Structural Repair/Modification; Upholstery/Interior Finish.
Responsible for, but not limited to:
Working from drawings, blueprints, sketches, written procedures, planned work orders, technical work orders, work cards and/or any other authorized reference material as required to complete assigned work.
Signing flight releases as required.
Performing major and minor structural modifications such as laying out and assembling first article floor mounted type console and rack assemblies with or without the aid of templates, jigs, fixtures, etc.
Performing flightline, hangar maintenance and repairs on a variety of assigned aircraft.
Performing upholstery interior trim repairs and/or modifications.
Performing inspections, corrosion control procedures, troubleshooting and fault isolation procedures on aircraft systems.
Performing engine run tests under supervision and with proper certification.
Performing aircraft servicing, as required.
Fabricating and obtaining parts, within approved procedures.
Operating and utilizing all necessary ground support equipment, including, but not limited to, auxiliary power carts, portable lighting, air conditioning or other ventilation equipment.
Enter and retrieve production and other job-related data or information using computer systems or other electronic data collecting equipment.
When assigned a Product Quality Verification (PQV) Level II certification, buy off (work performed meets specifications) their own work and verify the accuracy of work performed by non-certified employees, within their occupation.
Removes, installs and rigs externally mounted components utilizing boom and scissor type lifts and/or other support equipment.
Using forklift trucks, overhead crane systems, small tugs, etc. to move support equipment, and aircraft parts, and components, but not to other hangar bays or to other areas across the field outside immediate work areas.
Performing other work as assigned that is incidental to primary job duties or other assigned work that may be performed safely using tools that are commonly available.
Clean-up of work areas, tools, and equipment; performs other duties as assigned.
TOOLS, MATERIALS AND EQUIPMENT:
Employees in this classification may work with and use all tools, materials, machines, instruments and equipment necessary to perform their duties.
Management may determine that specific training or certifications are required for certain work, jobs, tools, equipment, or assignments.
Normally requires a minimum of four (4) years of hands-on experience working as an aircraft mechanic, performing various tasks (either as an aircraft electrician, aircraft sheet metal worker, or aircraft systems mechanic). (2 years credit for FAA Airframe and/or Powerplant License).
Requires Product Quality Verification (PQV) Level II certification or must be able to become (PQV) Level II certified within 180 calendar days.
Requires the ability to read and write in English. An analysis of essential job function physical and environmental factors is on file in the Human Resources Department and the First Aid Center.
Please be aware many of our positions require the ability to obtain a security clearance. Security clearances may only be granted to U.S. citizens. In addition, applicants who accept a conditional offer of employment may be subject to government security investigation(s) and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.
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