Aircraft Mechanic-II (CH) Flight Mechanic/Crew Chief / Fort Hood
Day & Zimmerman •
Killeen, Texas, USA
The Aircraft Mechanic II maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals. Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
Location: TX – FTH Kord
Contract Status: Current
Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components. Services and lubricates aircraft and subsystems. Safely prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services. Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections. Performs limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required. Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment. Mechanic applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft Technical manuals, maintenance Information and Action Messages and all technical guidance provided through Government Official Representatives.
* A DA Form 759 or equivalent documentation with a minimum of 150 flight hours of Flight Mechanic / Crew Chief experience IAW AR 95-20 requirments.
* Perform maintenance duties required during completion of CH-47 maintenance test flight operations.
At least three (3) years of documented experience on CH-47 helicoptersFAA A&P license preferred but not requiredMust be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projectsWorking knowledge of technical publicationsMust be able to read, write and speak English fluentlyAble to deal with stressful situation while maintaining a professional attitudeMust be able to work all shifts and overtime as needed, shift times/work weeks may be altered to meet customer requirements with minimum amount of notificationMay be required to travelMust be able to obtain and maintain security clearances and access as required by the contractMust possess a valid driver’s licenseMust have working knowledge of ULLS-A(E)
Working conditionsMust be able to safely move about in an aviation maintenance environmentMust be able to sit, stand, squat, walk, and talk for extended periods during shift.Frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hand-to-finger movements, handle or feel objects, tools or controls, and reach with arms and hands, and work from heightsOccasionally required to stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, climb for limited periods of timeRegularly required to talk and/or be able to hearMust occasionally be able to lift and/or move up to 30 poundsSpecific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to focus.
Physical requirementsMust be able to safely move about in aircraft maintenance environmentMust be able to sit, stand, squat, walk, and talk for extended periods during shift
Reports directly to the Aviation Maintenance Manager
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Day & Zimmerman
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 19130 USA
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