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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Mechanical Engineer
United States
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Job description

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Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic I - Aviation Life Support Services (AME) performs organizational, intermediate and limited depot level maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and troubleshooting on all assigned aircraft, components and equipment. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to other employees as needed.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Interpret Maintenance Instruction Manuals, maintenance requirement cards, work from related schematics, diagrams, drawings, technical directives, maintenance/servicing instructions and operational written procedures.and Company directives to perform maintenance.
  • Install and remove cartridge actuated devices.
  • Maintain aircraft ALSS history records in the required logs and records.
  • Performs inspections and maintenance of aircraft air conditioning systems, fire warning/extinguishing systems. Identifies and treats corrosion.
  • Operates, maintains, troubleshoots, removes and replaces associated parts and components on a variety of systems, such as aircraft mounted and aircrew ALSS (survival equipment), cabin environmental and pressurization systems, equipment cooling, liquid and gaseous oxygen systems.
  • Perform related duties in hazardous areas such as oxygen system, engine fire extinguishing systems including the removal and replacement of cartridge-actuated devices.
  • Maintains foreign object damage (FOD), hazardous waste, and tool control programs.
  • Shall adhere to all applicable DynCorp policies and procedures

Knowledge & Skills

  • Possess a high degree of expertise of aircraft systems.
  • Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals, publications, instructions and special tools and test equipment.
  • Must be familiar with operational capabilities and limitations of aircraft systems.
  • Possess a thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention and treatment of corrosion.
  • Must be customer oriented.

Experience & Education

  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Must have completed the US Navy AME “A” School Egress Course.
  • Shall have completed and be able to document the appropriate T/M required/ series preferred Navy Egress class “C” school.
  • Shall have 5 years USN/USMC/USCG O-level CNAFINST 4790.2 series aircraft maintenance support experience.
  • Shall have minimum 3 years T.M required/series preferred aircraft maintenance experience for the specific T/M/S aircraft hired to maintain.
  • Preferred to have 2 years T/M required/series preferred within the last 3 years.
  • Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.
  • Shall be qualified according to their field of expertise and the level of maintenance assigned. Recent experience with C-130, N P-3C, N P-3 AIP+ assigned aircraft required.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • Required to obtain a Govt. issued Common Access Card (CAC).
  • Shall possess or can qualify for a Secret Clearance as required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of the position in accordance with NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series.
  • Initial Medical Provider clearance for Ordnance with recurring annual clearance/physical examination required.
  • This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities.
  • Position regularly requires standing, walking, use of hands and fingers to handle, grip or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and to talk or hear.
  • Frequently required to climb or balance and work in small spaces and ladder work and working at heights at or above 40 feet is required.
  • Must be able to routinely lift and/or move weights in excess of OSHA standards.
  • The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature; wind, rain, snow, ice, etc.
  • May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.