Primary Location: UNITED STATES-CALIFORNIA-POINT MUGU
The Aircraft Mechanic I (Airframe-Senior) is required to perform organizational level maintenance on assigned aircraft under contract to DynCorp International LLC. (DI) Point Mugu, CA.
- Utilize Maintenance Instruction Manuals, Maintenance Requirement Cards, Illustrated Parts Breakdown Manuals and related diagrams, schematics and blueprints.
- Maintain, service, repair, troubleshoot, inspect and rig all aircraft hydraulic, landing gear, flight control surfaces, air conditioning, pressurization and related utility systems including all safety and survival equipment.
- Must be able to lay-out and manufacture repairs on aircraft skins, panels and supports.
- Perform related duties in Hazardous Areas such as oxygen systems, integral fuel cells and engine fire extinguishing systems including the removal and replacement of cartridge activated devices.
- Physical conditioning will require the use of selected personal protective equipment (PPE) such as, but not limited to wearing of a NIOSH approved respirator, protective clothing, (i.e. Tyvek, Coveralls, gloves and protective eyewear).
- Position requires enrollment into the Respiratory Protection Program. Initial Medical Provider clearance to wear a respirator with recurring annual clearance/physical examination and subsequent respirator clearance and fit test required.
- Ensure all maintenance actions are performed in accordance with government and OSHA safety standards, has thorough knowledge of flight line operation and procedures.
- Comply with all applicable sections of the CNAFINST 4790.2, NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series and DI Local Site Procedures pertaining to aircraft maintenance.
- Familiar with associated electromechanical interfaces.
- Maintain required logs. Ensures work area is maintained in a neat and orderly manner and complies with all OSHA and DI safety rules and regulations.
- May work with other groups or personnel to resolve problems.
- Perform related duties as assigned including any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification.
- Assist other shop/skills as required.
Knowledge & Skills
- Qualify to operate support equipment (SE) for flight line operations.
- Shall be required to participate in the confined space program as attendant or entrant for aircraft fuel tank corrosion prevention/control or repair.
- Must ensure compliance with all current Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations and keep the required logs and records.
- Requires thorough knowledge of flight line operations procedures.
- A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, engine test equipment, fuel cell test equipment and Engine/APU Turn Qual procedures.
Experience & Education
- Shall have a minimum of 3 years’ experience in USN/USMC/USCG 0-level maintenance in the specific T/M/S hired to maintain.
- Preferred to have 3 years T/M required /series preferred experience within the last 7 years.
- Experience as T/M aircraft Quality Assurance Representative (QAR), Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR), High/Low Engine Turn Qualified, APU Turn Qualified is strongly desired.
- Specialized training courses are desired.
- Shall have completed the appropriate T/M/S required/series preferred aircraft specific Navy Skill Specialty Class “A” school in airframes and related systems or USMC/USCG equivalent.
- May be required to operate a forklift.
- Must be a U.S. citizen.
- Must have a high school diploma or GED.
- Must have a valid drivers’ license and be eligible to qualify for and able to maintain a secret level clearance.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- May work in aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
- May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
- May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
- Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
- Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
- May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
- May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
- Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
- Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
- Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
- May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.