The Aircraft Mechanic performs aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance,
servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control and inspection with minimum supervision.
- Maintain Military aircraft in accordance with Army maintenance requirements.
- Maintain environmental systems.
- Maintain aircraft oxygen systems, fire extinguishing systems and aircraft utility systems.
- Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance.
- Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and Vacuum.
- Operate GSE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.
- Operate tugs for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft.
- Annotate maintenance actions in aircraft logbooks and Army 2408 series. Forms.
- Order aircraft/equipment parts.
- Supervise/assist in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.
- Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.
- May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.
- Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
- Qualified on ground support equipment applicable to the specialty.
- In-depth working knowledge of Beechcraft King Air model Aircrafts
- Able to deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional and effective manner.
- Ability to work with job required hazardous materials.
- Possess a valid US State driver's license.
- Ability to read and interpret data is required.
- Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
- Must have a current civilian driver's license the ability to obtain and maintain a
- Government flight line driver's license Ability to obtain and maintain level of security
- Clearance required by the Government.
Experience & Education
- High school diploma or equivalent.
- Two (2) or more years’ aircraft mechanic experience.
- A&P License is required.
- Completion of formal maintenance training on assigned aircraft is desired.
- Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft mechanic maintenance course or civilian equivalent training desired.
- Prefer recent full-time experience in aviation maintenance with the assigned aircraft during the past 12 months.
- Prefer six (6) months of flight line and overhaul & inspection experience.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- 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 walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
- Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
- May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
- May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
- Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
- Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
- Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
- May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.
- May vary by location.