Aircraft Mechanic II LUH-72
Job SummaryThe 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 Accountabilities(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.Requires working knowledge of technical publications.The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.Services and lubricates aircraft and subsystems.Safely prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services.Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections.Performs limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required.Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft Technical Manuals, Maintenance Information and Action Messages and all technical guidance provided through government official representatives.Uses a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.Uses a knowledge of electrical theory and of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.Participates in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.Uses a working knowledge of technical publications and the Government STAMIS to make entries in aircraft logs and records.Receives technical assistance, as required, from higher-level technician.Prioritize workloads and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.Inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Aircraft Mechanic I.When assigned to operate Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS). Shall have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Powerplant License. If no FAA Powerplant License, then shall have minimum five years documented as a Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS) operator.When designated shall obtain DoD EPA Refrigerant Processing Certificate Section 608 Technician Certification (Universal) or Minimum Type II.May be designated as a Foreign Object Elimination/Foreign Object Debris (FOE/FOD) Program Administrator.As qualified and when required can perform non-crew member duties.When qualified and as assigned for crane operator duties shall have three years of crane operation related experience and shall comply with Occupational Safety Health Administration (OSHA) 1926 Safety and Health Regulations for Construction, Subpart: CC Cranes Derricks in Construction 1926.1427 Operator qualification and Certification.When selected, qualified and trained IAW contact requirements will perform aircraft condition evaluations (ACE) inspection duties.When required can use Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for job duties.Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.Perform other qualified duties as assigned.Knowledge SkillsMust be able to Read, Write and Communicate effectively in EnglishMust be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and software applications.Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.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.Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.Shall possess the level of experience necessary to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by skill class Mechanic I and 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.Shall have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, repair procedures and replacement of parts: requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.Shall have basic knowledge of electrical theory.Shall have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.Shall have a working knowledge of making entries in aircraft logbooks records, military technical publications, and the Army's Unit Level Logistics Aviation Information System, ULLS-AE.The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirementsWhen assigned to Engine Specialized Repair Activity, must hold a valid (current) FAA Powerplant license.
Experience EducationCompletion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.Valid up-to-date A P license; preferred plus (2) two years aviation maintenance experience, (3) three years rotary wing aircraft experience, and (2) two years on the assigned MDS is required. All experience must be within the (5) five most recent years is required.MDS experience may be waived if you are undergoing, or have completed, the Contractor's Government approved On-the-Job Training (OJT) program.Physical Requirements/Working EnvironmentMust be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended 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 heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.Will be required to handle dirty parts and lubricants.Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.May work in maintenance shop or outside.Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.TravelMay be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions.