Security Clearance: None
Inspects and repairs aircraft, engines, components and systems and assess for damage, condition and method of repair.
Works independently in a central aviation maintenance facility or works unsupervised off-site at outlying field bases for extended periods.
Performs depot level and field maintenance to aircraft, engines, propellers, rotors, components and systems in accordance with approved procedures.
Inspects aircraft, engines, components and systems to diagnose problems and correct deficiencies.
Inspects aircraft and systems for continued airworthiness and returns aircraft to service after major and minor maintenance and repair.
Knowledge & Skills
FAA federal aviation regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair of aircraft; FAA-approved maintenance practices, techniques, and procedures; aircraft shop maintenance operational procedures and fleet aircraft structure, systems, controls, engines and components.
Thorough working knowledge of all fleet aircraft, engines, and airframe systems.
Experience & Education
Possession of the following certificates: FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Technician’s certificate and a valid class C California driver’s license (or comparable from another state). In addition, the Journey Technician must have five (5) years of work experience as a certificated A&P Technician performing inspections and maintenance on UH-1H or similar aircraft type.
Military experience may qualify for the five year work experience requirement if the level of work and responsibility was equal to that of a certificated A&P technician. Customer may wave five year work experience requirement if it determines the proposed Journey Technician has extensive military or industry experience.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Work is outdoors on the ramp. Desert weather conditions of extreme heat and humidity.
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.