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


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic / QA Inspector inspects repairs and modification of aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Plans, conducts, and supervises aircraft technical inspections.
  • Maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines.
  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components.
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
  • Applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.
  • Assists in the operations of the maintenance departments per the CNAFINST 4790.2 series.
  • Participates in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
  • Ensures compliance with aircraft configuration control, oil analysis Program and test measuring diagnostic equipment calibration.
  • Provides lower level technicians guidance in aircraft repair and technical inspection techniques and procedures according to directives, technical manuals, work standards and operational policies.
  • Prepares evaluationsPerform other qualified duties as required.
  • Develops and implements quality control and ground safety programs to ensure compliance with contract specifications
  • Inspects and verifies proper completion and documentation of safety and flight discrepancies
  • Must be able to lead small groups independently and provide oversite updates to the program leadership.

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.


Knowledge & Skills

  • Broad working knowledge of aircraft maintenance, inspection techniques, FAA regulations, and technical publications.
  • Working knowledge of aircraft safety requirements and know how to operate portable firefighting equipment.
  • Ability to read, interpret, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications.
  • Exceptional communication skills, leadership abilities, and personnel management skills are required.
  • 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.
  • Full working knowledge of the CNAFINST 4790.2 series

Experience & Education

  • High School diploma.
  • Six (6) or more years recent experience in relevant aircraft/systems.
  • A&P License/FAA Certification preferred.


  • Experience on MH-60R helicopter is strongly preferred.
  • Must be familiar with CNAFINST 4790.2 series.
  • Must be able to work any shift: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd.