Primary Location: UNITED STATES-ARIZONA-DAVIS MONTHAN AFB
Security Clearance: Secret
Maintains A-10 weapon systems in accordance with technical data requirements. Performs tasks under minimum supervision. Coordinates maintenance activities with Mechanic II shop personnel as required.
- Uses schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publication in operating, testing, removing, troubleshooting and replacing aircraft system components.
- Complies with the requirements of the FOD prevention, housekeeping, tool control, environmental and safety programs.
- Performs aircraft conditional inspections.
- Operates ground support equipment documents/reports discrepancies prior to use.
- Performs all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft.
- Completes all necessary manual and automated records required by USAF and Company directives.
- Orders parts and supplies as needed.
- Install and remove armament related suspension equipment, launchers, adapters, etc on aircraft to support configuration requirements.
- Install and remove all armament equipment to facilitate other maintenance.
- Follows technical data, manuals, regulations, and other maintenance directives as required.
- Performs other related duties as assigned.
- Participates in towing and movement of aircraft in performing maintenance activities.
Knowledge & Skills
- A working knowledge of jet aircraft systems and of the use of common aircraft hand tools and special tools are required. A working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and the operation of portable fire-fighting equipment are required.
Special Certifications Desired:
- APU Operation, Clear Red X on A-10 Primary AFSC, and Clear In-Process Inspections on A-10 Primary AFSC.
Special Certifications Required:
- Sign All Condition Tags, and Sign Not Reparable This Station tags.
- Must complete local Air Force Weapons Standardization certification courses to meet minimum qualifications to perform primary assigned duties.
Experience & Education
- Eighteen (18) months of general aircraft maintenance experience is required.
- Experience will include troubleshooting systems to component level and repairing mechanical and electromechanical components.
- Also, experience will include repairing line replaceable units to component level.
- One (1) year experience in the past three (3) calendar years on A-10 aircraft required.
- Technicians who do not meet minimum experience requirements have 180 days from the date of hire to complete the corresponding 5-Level core tasks as listed in the Site Training Business Area 2W151 Air Force Specialty Code Master Training Plan.
- Completion of high school or the equivalent is required. The ability to read and write and to comprehend technical data is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to lift a minimum weight of 50 lbs.
- Stand for prolonged periods of time.
- Have the ability to climb ladders and stairs.
- Normal color vision is required.
- Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.
- 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.