Primary Location: UNITED STATES-FLORIDA-MAYPORT
Security Clearance: Secret
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.
- 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
- 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.
- 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