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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
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Job description


Security Clearance: None

Job Summary

The APG Phase Technician is required to inspect, maintain and repair F-16 Block 50 aircraft. Primary duties are phase inspections. Additionally performs crew chief duties and all aspects of both phase and flight line Airframe and Powerplant General Maintenance.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Service aircraft and perform all aspects of ground handling, aircraft configuration and maintaining support equipment and special tools.
  • Perform on and off equipment inspections, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance.
  • Conducts effective OJT to qualify a cadre of assigned RAFO maintenance personnel to assume responsibility for the F-16 maintenance organization as directed by RAFO Headquarters.
  • Perform in the capacity of instructor, OJT trainer, Quality Assurance, phase dock chief and shop chief.
  • Work closely with RAFO Trade Manager, supporting all required scheduled and unscheduled maintenance working both Phase and Flight line maintenance tasks.
  • Oversee and accept the work performed by RAFO Engineering.
  • Debrief Aircrews Perform Launch and Recovery and EOR.
  • As directed by the Program Manager

Knowledge & Skills

  • AFSC 2A3X3B Aerospace Airframe and propulsion Mechanic, or equivalent and achieving 7-skill “craftsman” level performing or supervising functions such as performing or supervising functions involving installation, repair, testing, or modification of aircraft.
  • Skilled in F-16 phase inspections, knowledgeable in crash recovery and repair and reclamation.

Experience & Education

  • High school graduate or GED with a certificate of completion.
  • Minimum of Eight (8) years experience.
  • Experience in all aspects of intermediate level maintenance on F-16 Block 50 Aircraft.
  • Experience in Phase Inspections and all aspects of scheduled maintenance.
  • Experience in Inspection & troubleshooting of any systems failures.
  • Experience providing OJT to technicians.
  • Citizen of the United States

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Individual must be immediately deployable to potential combat areas worldwide and able to adapt and live in austere conditions.
  • Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
  • Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds. Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds. Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.


  • As directed