NASC is looking for a Junior Level A&P Technician to join our exciting fast paced Unmanned Aerial Systems Special Projects Division. The ideal candidate will be supporting our R&D projects while possesing the ability to work as part of a team or independently to develop innovative solutions.
– Works under general supervision providing technical support for the mechanical installation, troubleshooting, and inspection on unmanned aerial vehicles.
– Make routine inspections, documents inspections and repairs, performs scheduled maintenance and runs tests after making repairs or performing maintenance.
– Removes and replaces airframe mechanical, electrical, hydraulic, fuel systems, power plants, and/or avionics components requiring long periods of standing, walking, and bending.
– Daily tasks may vary in complexity. Examples would be completing airframe modification to assembling small essential component assemblies.
– Incorporates any approved configuration changes and other modifications into all aircraft as needed per company approved documentation.
– Work with engineering and manufacturing documents to assist in integrating all components into airframes.
– Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on unmanned aerial vehicles.
– Inspects airframe, power plant, and propeller components at regular intervals as per company approved procedures.
– Repairs fuel and oil leaks or engine problems as needed and removes and replaces airframe components as needed.
– Basic understanding of aircraft electrical systems to assist in troubleshooting and ensuring components are correctly installed.
– Assists engineering in the testing, maintenance and operation of aircraft or ground support equipment.
– Be able to treat areas that need to be repaired with chemicals in accordance with approved data sheets.
– Maintaining a clean, safe workspace.
– 1 to 3 years experience preferred.
– Ability to obtain a security clearance.
– 18 months on airframes or powerplants, or 30 months of combined experience, or graduate from an FAA-approved school.
– Adhere to all EH&S requirements, FAA & EASA regulations, company rules, policies, procedures and corporate initiatives.
– Understanding of FAA Regulations that govern maintenance schedules, inspections, and repairs made to airplanes.
– Understanding of and rehearsed in the practice of Tool Control.
– Ability to operate power tools and necessary equipment in order to complete the task at hand.
– Ability to work in a faced pace environment.
– Experience with UAS is a plus.
– Must be competent in the use of torque wrenches and precision tools.
– Reading and interpreting of mechanical and electrical engineering drawings