C-130 Lead Mechanic

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Essential Duties and Responsibilities1. Demonstrate or explain proper techniques, method of operation, and safety practices.2. Observe performance and work with the employee, leader, or supervisor to resolve problems.3. Responsible for the supervision and completion of all scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on C-130 aircraft IAW DoD Technical orders and FAA Regulations.4. Travel to AOG aircraft and perform required maintenance in remote locations with limited notice;5. Supervise, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain C-130 mechanical , pneumatic and hydraulic systems IAW DoD Technical orders.6. Supervise, troubleshoot, repair, and maintain power plant, and propeller systems IAW DoD Technical orders.7. Supervise, troubleshoot, repair and maintain C-130 aircraft systems, including functional testing, troubleshooting, and repair of all airframe, power plant and propeller mechanical systems, post maintenance checkout, adjustment, and correct flight generated discrepancies.8. Ensure proper transportation, storage, or use of hazardous wastes and materials (HAZMAT).9. Maintain a clean and safe work area.10. Clean-up of fuel, oil and retardant contamination on airport ramps, hangar space, parking areas, etc.11. Clean, lubricate, and maintain tools and equipment;12. Other aircraft maintenance or aviation related duties as assigned;13. Operate and service aircraft ground support equipment 14. Follow work orders, as assigned. Document scheduled and unscheduled maintenance and completed paperwork promptly and accurately.


1. FAA A&P License2. A minimum experience of 10 years maintaining C-130 aircraft. Experience must have been within the last 5 years.3. Documented experience and/or training on Rolls Royce T-56 Engine and Hamilton Sundstrand 54H60 Propeller systems.4. Possess and demonstrate through documented training extensive knowledge of C-130 aircraft systems. Training provided by commercial-off the shelf (COTS) or DoD training provider will meet this requirement.5. Documented training and/or experience showing the ability to rig, function test, and troubleshoot systems; determine when they are operating properly or whether portions of the system must be repaired or replaced; and the type and extent of adjustment and alignment needed.6. Documented training and/or experience showing knowledge of the makeup, operation, installation, and adjustment of a variety of major, interrelated and/or integrated C-130 systems, subsystems, and assemblies such as fuel and hydraulic systems, flight control systems, instrumentation systems, engine(s), landing gear assemblies, airframe, and control surfaces IAW DoD Technical orders.7. Documented training and experience showing technical capability/experience with C-130 airframes, components, and substructures. Should include maintenance of primary and secondary structures.8. Documented training and experience showing extensive knowledge of a wide variety of parts, components, and complex assemblies associated with C-130.9. Possess skill in reading and understanding data and settings from C-130 cockpit instruments and gauges.10. Physical Demandsa. Ability to reach, bend, walk, pull, sit, stand, crouch, stoop, kneel and stretch for prolonged periods of time. Frequently lift parts and equipment that weigh up to 20 pounds. Occasionally, may lift and carry items that weigh ~90 pounds with mechanical lifting devices or assistance from other workers, if required; andb. Ability to work in cramped, awkward and strained positions or to climb ladders, work platforms, scaffolding and aircraft structures,c. Adverse weather condition.11. Other Requirementsa. Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English fluently;U.S. Citizenship and Passportb. Hold a valid U.S. driver#8217;s license;c. Ability to read, understand and apply trade or administrative guides, such as technical manuals, technical orders, blueprints, sketches, and other related documents.d. Have skill in the use of standard and specialized tools and the equipment of the trade, including fixtures, templates, scales, test stands, and external power sources;e. Knowledge of specific hazardous materials and hazardous wastes procedures, including the proper fitting and usage of protective gear and completion of related training;f. Ability to work in regulated areas with toxic materials present, including hexavalent chromium and cadmium. This will include use of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) such as protective clothing, etc.;g. Knowledge, skill, and ability to follow appropriate safety procedures common to the trade, including Confined Spaces policies and procedures.h. Pass Drug Test and Background check.Equal Opportunity Employer #8211; minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity

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6/11/2018 8:47:42 PM

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