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Last updated: 2019-04-19
Valid to: 2019-06-26
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

Plans, directs, organizes, and evaluates Aircrew Flight Equipment operations pertaining to equipment accountability, personnel reliability, mobility, and other such activities required to meet operational readiness; associated databases shall be maintained to ensure equipment accountability.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Establishes performance standards.
  • Improves work methods, and advises on inspection, repair, and repacking of aircrew flight equipment.
  • Ensures serviceability based on required specifications and technical publications.
  • Evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, rubber equipment, and parachutes.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
  • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • A working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and the operation of portable fire-fighting equipment are required.

Experience & Education

  • Four (4) or more years actual and recent experience in the repair, maintenance, modification and overhaul of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Completion of specialized courses is required.
  • The ability to read, write and to comprehend data is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended 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.
  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • 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, shop or outside.
  • Must be able to work in a shop that the environment is drafty, noisy and dirty.
  • 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 operating equipment, 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 familiar with CNAFINST 4790.2 series.

Must be able to work any shift: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd.

ALSE personnel must be a graduate of NAVY PR “A” School