Primary Location: SAUDI ARABIA-OCONUS
Security Clearance: None
The Aircraft Power Plant Repairer (68B or 15B) will assist in the aviation maintenance mission for assigned contract.
- Perform maintenance and repair of major assemblies, subassemblies and line replaceable unit’s (LRUs) of the AH-64A D/E, UH-60 A/L and OH 58 Bell 406 power plant related systems (engines and auxiliary power units).
- Remove, disassemble, repair, rig, rework, reassemble, install, modify, adjust, test and preserve power plant systems, subsystems, and components according to directives, technical manuals, and safety procedures.
- Perform inspection, troubleshooting, fault detection, fault isolation, and appropriate AVUM/AVIM corrective actions on the power plant related systems. Perform power plant maintenance and repair.
- Operate and maintain all applicable peculiar and common ground support equipment. Identify, use and maintain all common, special, and precision tools available for power plant maintenance and repair.
- Responsible for completion and maintenance of applicable forms, records, and reports using appropriate references and other publications of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
- Provide On-the-Job Training (OJT) for customer technicians and/or other personnel to include maintaining appropriate records on personnel such as Job Performance Guides (JPGs).
- Assist in shop safety as well as safety in the hangar and on the flight line.
- Accept accountability of property for the Power Plant Shop.
- Maintain cleanliness and general maintenance of the associated work area. Perform cleaning, preservation, and operational maintenance work on assigned vehicles, tools, and equipment.
- Operate motor vehicles, machines, and other mechanical equipment in the performance of assigned duties.
- Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
- Must have demonstrated, hands-on working knowledge of GE T700-701 series and Allison 250-C30 series power plant systems and subsystems.
- Hands on knowledge of the US Army T-62T-40 auxiliary power plant is desired. (Aircraft type may vary by contract and will be listed separately).
- Must have a working knowledge of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) and applicable Army publications.
- Must have demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Must be articulate in the English language.
- Ability to read, write, speak, and understand Arabic is desirable.
Experience & Education
- High school degree or equivalent.
- A valid and current US Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) or foreign equivalent of the FAA Airframe and Power Plant license, is desired
- Must be a graduate of the US Army Aircraft Powerplant Repairer Course (68B or 15B), or other military or civilian aircraft maintenance course with specialization in turbine engine repair with at least 2 years of experience in helicopter engine repair.
- Must have evidence of at least 4 years of recent turbine engine repair experience, of which 2 years must at the US Army 20 level (civilian journeyman level) or higher.
- Recent supervisory experience is desired.
- Must be capable of obtaining a valid light equipment operator’s license.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 25 pounds