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Last updated: 2020-01-23
Valid to: 2020-05-28
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Job description

CH-47 Helicopter Mechanic I, Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA

Cherokee Nation Red Wing (CNRW) is a military service company supporting war fighters with innovative, quality solutions for even the most challenging situations. With a focus on aviation weapon systems life-cycle support, the company maintains a presence at key commodity commands to provide critical sustainment/reset and repair services. Wholly owned by the Cherokee Nation, CNRW is part of the Cherokee Nation Businesses family of companies.


The Helicopter Mechanic I will be responsible for the support of all CH-47 maintenance, Maintenance Test Flight (MTF), Functional Check Flights (FCF) and recovery of aircraft at remote location to include riding as a passenger in the aircraft to perform maintenance as required.

Essential Duties And Responsibilities

  • Maintain aircraft assigned to Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA Army National Guard to include contingency or as necessary, operations at other locations.
  • Maintain aircraft assigned to Ft. Indiantown Gap, PA Army National Guard during the following maintenance situations (I.E. daily flight operations, daily scheduled maintenance, daily unscheduled maintenance, Backshop support, Phase maintenance, and all SOF, and AMAM message requirements)
  • Perform all maintenance I/A/W appropriate Maintenance Manuals (I.E. Technical Manual (TM), AVUM Level, AVIM Level, DEPOT Level's, MEC's, Safety of Messages (SOF), AMAM messages).
  • Responsible for maintaining the aircraft assigned in safe, reliable and flyable condition.
  • Perform all required services, inspections and maintenance I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals, to ensure airframe structure, engine, and component serviceability in a timely manner.
  • Perform functional checks of fuel, hydraulic, engines, avionics and electro-environmental systems I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals in a timely manner.
  • Perform Pre and Post flight inspections, to include cleaning and servicing aircraft I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals in a timely manner.
  • Required to rig, adjust, and track & balance aircraft systems I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals in a timely manner.
  • Diagnose and troubleshoot deficiencies affecting aircraft flyable condition I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals in a timely manner.
  • Prepare and maintain aircraft maintenance records I/A/W DA Pam 738-751 in the ULLS-A system. To include the following modules: aircraft logbook module, backshop module, phase module.
  • Ensure that all maintenance is properly preformed and documented I/A/W DA Pam 738-751, Quality Assurance requirements, TMs, MECs, SOFs, AMAMs, and all applicable company policies and procedures.
  • Be proficient in all aspects of the ULLS-A automated system in the following: aircraft logbook module, backshop module, phase module and supply module.
  • Maintain aircraft publications and documents in a current revision status.
  • Perform research with the appropriate maintenance manuals and order repair parts in ULLS-A supply module required for completing maintenance I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals.
  • Perform daily status updates of parts on order and ensure the proper documentation of the parts order number in the logbook module and backshop module and update backshop module statuses.
  • Turn in parts into supply with proper documentation I/A/W DA Pam 738-751.
  • Notify Maintenance Manager/PC Lead/Quality inspector of any parts that require a Quality Deficient Report (QDR).
  • Perform daily inventories of tools I/A/W Aerospace Maintenance tool control procedure.
  • Use general Aviation standards for tool usages during the performance of all maintenance procedures.
  • Maintain common and special tools in a safe and serviceable condition per general Aviation standards.
  • Report unserviceable tools and equipment to the PC lead and Maintenance Manager.
  • Be able to work with other Mechanics, Leads, Quality Inspectors, Supply, Managers, Customers, and Tech Representatives to complete all tasks assigned.
  • Comply with all established policies, procedures, and standards of the Contract and Aerospace Maintenance (I.E. EH&S, Quality, Physical Security, and General housekeeping standards).
  • Assist in maintaining a clean, safe work environment I/A/W local policies and environmental protection standards. Clean as you go work policy.
  • Understand and follow the site Quality Policy, and endeavor to meet the Site Quality objectives regarding customer satisfaction and quality of work.
  • Meet or exceed all Company, Post, State, and Federal HAZMAT requirements and regulations.
  • Comply with all Aerospace Maintenance training requirements.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of good customer relations.
  • Operate vehicles, both special purpose and regular as requires and trained and licensed to perform assigned duties.
  • Perform advanced aircraft structural repairs during maintenance I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals and blue prints.
  • Perform schedule inspections of aircraft structural I/A/W appropriate maintenance manuals and blue prints.
  • Perform Modification Work Orders (MWO) to the aircraft airframe and components I/A/W appropriate MWO and blue prints.
  • Perform work in the sheet metal back shop.
  • Administrative concerns or issues that are not private in nature should be addresses through the PC Lead to the Maintenance Manager.
  • Report all Personal Safety, Aircraft Safety, Environmental Health and Safety, and customer concerns to Management immediately.
  • Perform all other duties as assigned by Management.


  • High School Diploma or GED Tech school trained
  • I.E. Military/AP/Aviation Tech School 8 years Aviation maintenance experience.
  • Must be able to work overtime and possibly on short notice.
  • Must pass Pre-Employment Physical. To include a drug screen.
  • Must be able to work inside and outside in all environmental conditions day, night, sunny, cloudy, rainy, snowy, cold climate and hot climate.
  • Must be able to lift 50 lbs.
  • Avionics experience required.
  • CH-47 experience required.

We are an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected Veteran status, gender identity and sexual orientation. If you'd like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant under the law, please click on the following links: EEOC is the Law Poster | EEO is the Law Supplement

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