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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Not specified
Job description


Job Summary

Performs organizational level aviation life support system maintenance on aircraft assigned.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform organization level ALSS maintenance on aircraft assigned under contract to DynCorp, Patuxent River, MD.
  • Utilize all maintenance manuals, maintenance requirement cards, and work from related schematics, diagrams, drawings, technical directives, maintenance/servicing instructions and operational written procedures.
  • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, removes and replaces associated parts and components on a variety of systems, such as aircraft mounted and aircrew ALSS (survival equipment), cabin environmental systems, equipment cooling, and liquid and gaseous oxygen systems.
  • Performs inspections, maintain and repair survival equipment, flight gear and protective clothing, uses, adjusts, maintains and repairs sewing machines.
  • Perform related duties in hazardous areas such as oxygen system, engine fire extinguishing systems including the removal and replacement of cartridge-actuated devices.
  • Ensure all maintenance actions are performed in accordance with government safety standards.
  • Possess thorough knowledge of flight line operations and procedures.
  • Comply with all current sections of COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series applicable to aircraft maintenance and ALSS.
  • Maintain ALSS (survival equipment) rotatable pool of personal survival equipment, aircrew equipment files and aircraft ALSS history records in the required logs and records.
  • May work with other groups of personnel to resolve problems pertaining to ALSS systems.
  • Immediate direction of other technicians on assigned tasks with ability to monitor all duties of the applicable classification.
  • Will instruct and assist lower level employees in proper work methods and performance of their job duties.
  • Perform related duties as assigned including Collateral Duty Inspector, and any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification.
  • Assist other shop/skills as required.


Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of equipment related aviation life support.
  • Knowledge of military publications, drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work requirements.

Experience & Education

  • High School or equivalent plus successful completion of related military or commercial course.
  • Minimum of eight (8) years actual and recent experience in the repair, modification, maintenance and overhaul of equipment related to aviation life support.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Physical exertion requirement is heavy.
  • Must be eligible for a secret security clearance.


  • Must be able to travel on Detachment.