Aircraft Mechanic II AH-64
Job Summary The Aircraft Mechanic II performs the full range of military tactical aircraft maintenance and maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty. Principal AccountabilitiesRemove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components. Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems. Safely prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services. Perform scheduled inspections and assist in performing special inspections. Perform limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required. Use and perform operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment. Apply comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft Technical Manuals, Maintenance Information and Action Messages and all technical guidance provided through government official representatives. Knowledge & SkillsThorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts. Broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair. Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
Experience & Education Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required. Three (3) or more years aviation maintenance experience within the past (6) years on that mission design series (MDS). Experience in maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components. Valid FAA Airframe & Power plant (A&P) License for mechanics and sheetmetal is preferred. Valid FCC Elements 1 and 3 licenses for electricians and/or FAA Airframe & Power plant (A&P) License is preferred.