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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
Location:
United States
Type:
Not specified
Aircraft type:
Helicopter Bell
Job description

Primary Location: UNITED STATES-MARYLAND-PATUXENT RIVER

Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic performs aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control and inspection with minimum supervision.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Maintain Military aircraft in accordance with Army maintenance requirements
  • Maintain environmental systems
  • Maintain aircraft oxygen systems, fire extinguishing systems and aircraft utility systems
  • Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance
  • Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and vacuum
  • Operate GSE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required
  • Operate tugs for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft
  • Annotate maintenance actions in aircraft logbooks and Army 2408 series forms
  • Order aircraft/equipment parts
  • Supervise/assist in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks
  • Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times
  • May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

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

Travel

  • May vary by location
Requirements
  • Qualified on ground support equipment applicable to the specialty
  • In-depth working knowledge of Beechcraft King Air Model Aircrafts
  • Able to deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional and effective manner
  • Ability to work with job required hazardous materials
  • Possess a valid US State driver's license
  • Ability to read and interpret data is required
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English
  • Must have a current civilian driver's license the ability to obtain and maintain a Government flight line driver's license
  • Ability to obtain and maintain level of Security Clearance required by the Government

Experience & Education

  • High school degree or equivalent required
  • Previous experience in environmental control systems and have in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives preferred
  • FAA A&P License required
  • Three (3) or more years’ aircraft mechanic experience as an aircraft mechanic on assigned aircraft required, five (5) years preferred
  • Completion of formal maintenance training on assigned aircraft is desired
  • Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft mechanic maintenance course or civilian equivalent training
  • Recent full-time experience in aviation maintenance with the assigned aircraft during the past 12 months
  • Six (6) months of flight line and overhaul & inspection experience
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