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FAA Certificated Airframe and Powerplant Journeyman Maintenance Technician

Last updated: 2019-05-13
Valid to: 2019-06-03
Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Other
Location:
United States
Type:
Not specified
Job description

Primary Location

UNITED STATES-CALIFORNIA-MCCLELLAN

Security Clearance: None

Job Summary

Inspects and repairs aircraft, engines, components and systems and assess for damage, condition and method of repair.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 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.

Requirements

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.