Primary Location: UNITED STATES-MARYLAND-PATUXENT RIVER
Security Clearance: Secret
The Aircraft Mechanic (Egress) performs scheduled/unscheduled aircraft Egress, Environmental and related systems.
- Maintain aircraft ejection seats, aircraft air conditioning systems, canopy systems, canopy jettison/fracturing systems, fire warning/extinguishing systems, OBOGS repair/troubleshooting, aircraft environmental systems maintenance, and aircraft pressurization systems troubleshoot oxygen systems, repair and test oxygen regulators and Liquid Oxygen (LOX) converters removed from the aircraft.
- Read and interpret manufacturers' and service maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
- Replace or repair worn or damaged components using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
- Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
- Repair or replace defective parts and reassembles and installs in aircraft.
- Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring systems and aircraft accessories.
- May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies.
- May specialize in engine repair.
- Perform other qualified duties as required.
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge of military publications, drawings, blueprints and microfilm.
- Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
- Thorough knowledge of modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
- Detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.
- Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
- Basic computer data entry skills required for use of maintenance and logistics databases.
- Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Experience & Education
- High School diploma
- Minimum four (4) years recent experience in relevant aircraft/systems.
- A&P License/FAA Certification preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds.
- Work may be outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
- 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.
- Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
- May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
- May work in maintenance shop or outside.
- Travel between work locations may be required.