Aircraft Mechanic I - Small Jet Engine Mechanic
Mechanics I must have a combination of experience to repair engines,
sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general
mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the
assigned missions. Makes repairs to aircraft and follows direction of
higher graded workers. The Aircraft Mechanic l troubleshoots
malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and
controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and
ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and
rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional
components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and
hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment
such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and
drills. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers' and airlines'
maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering
data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of
repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Work
involves replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as
carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil
pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using
hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from
aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting
parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or
replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in
aircraft. Job duties require that this mechanic adjusts, repairs, or
replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs
preflight, thru-flight, and post#173;flight maintenance inspections,
performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing
crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and
checking brakes. Participate in jacking and towing of aircraft, enters
in the maintenance records description of the work performed and
verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, service engines and
airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul,
required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, specialize in
work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional
spare parts and assemblies, and specialize in engine repair. May be
required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May require
specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft
systems related disciplines.
Additional Requirements (Small Jet Engine Mechanic):
- The Contractor shall perform a100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
- Examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks.
- Listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions,
such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and components
for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions,
security, warping, wear, and missing segments.
- Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion,
corrosion, burn- out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using
testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker,
distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to
locate source of malfunction.
-Minimum of 3 years experience required
- Must be able to meet physical requirements of the position.
- Must be able to meet base access and security requirements.