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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Mechanical Engineer
United States
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

Maintains and repairs electrical/environmental systems and components in accordance with technical data requirements. Performs tasks under minimum supervision. Coordinates maintenance activities with Mechanic II Electrical shop personnel as required.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Performs routine maintenance of A-10 electrical/environmental systems.
  • Operates ground support equipment.
  • Isolates faults in order to correct electrical system discrepancies.
  • Makes necessary repairs, replaces assemblies and makes adjustments as indicated during the troubleshooting phase.
  • Opens/removes and closes/installs all aircraft panels, excluding those panels requiring Command and Response, and related system components to include A-10 windscreens to perform specialist maintenance.
  • Complies with the requirements of the FOD prevention, housekeeping, tool control, environmental and safety programs.
  • Completes all necessary manual and automated records required by USAF and Company directives.
  • Follows technical data, manuals, regulations, and other maintenance directives as required.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge – A working knowledge of aircraft electrical/environmental systems and of the use of schematic diagrams, drawings and charts is required.
  • A working knowledge of technical publications, maintenance directives and maintenance forms is 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.

Experience & Education

  • Experience – 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 (i.e. conductor repair and component removal and replacement to include applicable soldering procedures and precautions).
  • 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 2A656 Air Force Specialty Code Master Training Plan.
  • Education – Completion of high school or the equivalent is required.
  • Completion of specialized courses is desired.
  • The ability to read and write and to comprehend technical data is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Special Conditions:

  • 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.

Work 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.