Primary Location: UNITED STATES-FLORIDA-MILTON
Security Clearance: NACLC
The Intermediate Maintenance Aircraft Structural Mechanic II performs repairs/maintenance on T -34C components such as inspection, operational test, removal, replacement, repair, troubleshoot, balancing, preservation, and modification of aircraft components. Applies technical knowledge and experience to solve problems and to troubleshoot and repair component discrepancies. Must be able to read, write, and interpret instructions, technical manuals, and/or directives necessary for the accomplishment of job assignment. Must be able to exercise judgment in determining work sequence, selecting tools and testing requirements. Most of workload entails sheet metal repairs. Work is inspected and reviewed for compliance with approved practices.
- Disassemble, inspect and reassemble aircraft engines and engine components as required in the performance of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance tasks.
- Performs tasks in accordance with instructions, applicable technical data, manuals, and directives.
- Identifies, selects and works with aircraft structural repair materials such as metals, fasteners and common hardware.
- Removes, reinstalls, repairs, fabricates or replaces defective parts on all components. Most of the work consists of sheet metal repairs to components such as flight controls, stabilizers, doors, and canopy assemblies.
- Ensures that all aircraft parts /components received for repair are properly documented by a valid Repair Order, ensuring repaired, serviceable, or unserviceable parts are properly tagged/identified, turned in and/or disposed of as required. Performs damage repairs and minor structural modifications under the direction of a higher rated structural mechanic.
- Manufactures aircraft structural parts, components and assemblies using identical parts, drawings and templates in accordance with recommended procedures and / or verbal instruction.
- Verifies discrepancy before repairs begin. Evaluates components and documented discrepancies to identify methods of repair and/or replacement. Identifies and orders necessary parts, materials and tooling requirements.
- Performs structural repair maintenance on related maintenance support equipment such as maintenance stands and GSE equipment.
- Utilize manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, Maintenance Engineering Directives, Maintenance Requirement Cards, Technical Directives, schematics, drawings, blueprints, charts and other applicable data/publications to replace, repair, test, modify, and rebuild aircraft components.
- Comply with and follow established standards of workmanship, safety, quality, and production.
- Uses technical data, maintenance instructions, MRC's, drawings, sketches and other related maintenance manuals as required in conjunction with and as related to aircraft structural maintenance.
- Works with and repairs plastic components, and performs fiberglass repair
- Fabricates aircraft (metal) tube assemblies as required.
- Uses, inspects and maintains common metal working tools and equipment.
- Performs aircraft preservation / depreservation as required.
- Assist in performing weight and balance as required
- May be required to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.
- Completes and / or assist in the completion of applicable maintenance forms as required.
- Operates ground support equipment as required.
- Required to be Plane Captain, aircraft tow and brake rider certified
- Performs aircraft jacking and hoisting operations as required.
- Identifies and treats corrosion.
- May be required to be NDI qualified/certified for magnetic particle, dye penetrate, or eddy current inspection operations.
- Complies with Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Hazardous Waste and Tool Control Programs.
- Complies with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.
- Provides technical assistance, guidance, and instruction as required for training of personnel in the same or lesser grade classifications. Demonstrates job procedures and conducts on the job training.
- Assist as directed to ensure safety, security and preservation of government / company owned equipment.
- Ensures compliance with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, site, and work center.
- Performs other related duties as required, Such as removing and/or installing panels, flaps, flight controls, seats, etc.
- Participates in the proper maintenance and cleanliness of spaces and facilities.
- Deals with the customer in courteous, professional and effective manner
- Provides own hand tools as required.
Knowledge & Skills
- Must possess a high degree of knowledge/expertise in aircraft maintenance, including knowledge and experience on T -34C or similar aircraft.
- Must have in-depth knowledge of applicable technical manuals, service bulletins, maintenance manuals, blue prints, maintenance forms, and continuous1nspection procedures.
- Ability to organize and plan work.
- Must possess mathematical skills.
- Must be able to read, write, understand and communicate the English language and to follow and administer verbal and written instruction.
- Requires the ability to work without direct supervision.
- Must have a strong background in sheet metal repair.
- Requires the ability to work with or without direct supervision.
Experience & Education
- High School Graduate or equivalent
- Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ experience as an aircraft structural mechanic.
- Must be familiar with aircraft systems, tools, drawings, schematics and normal safety requirements.
- Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.
- Satisfactory completion of U. S. Armed Forces aircraft structural repair courses or equivalent. F.A.A. Airframe license preferred but not required. Graduation from high school or GED required. Must be able to meet any government / company licensing / qualification requirements for the position.
- Certification of education level is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Requires shift work and a diversity of working conditions that range from a standard shop type environment, where there may be no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, direct sun, etc.
- Must properly wear personal protective equipment as required.
- Will be required to work with hazardous materials.
- 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 climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
- Frequently lift parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
- Occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.
- Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
- May require travel in support of cross-country rescue and detachments of unknown duration.