Engineering Technician IV
Job SummaryThe Engineering Technician IV must possess working knowledge and hands on experience with #8220;aviation maintenance working with DoD rotary wing helicopters, components parts. Must be able to review technical content of maintenance and logistical impact using information gathered from Inspectors and Engineering work packets. Determine material requirements, pre-shop analysis of production requirements, and screening critical parts listing. Supports Engineers and inspectors with technical research. Function involves utilizing various data processing systems and capabilities as they relate to and integrate with programs that collect data. Assists engineering in developing repairs and modifications to aircraft structures, structural components and engines, utilizing and developing workbook packets.Principal AccountabilitiesUnderstand Engineering Drawings, TM's DMWRs, schematics and other related technical data. Must have a working knowledge and understanding when examining parts and components for conformance to design specification to determine serviceability; serviceable, unserviceable #8211;reparable, unserviceable #8211; non-repairable. Inspect repairs and modifications to aircraft structures, structural components and engines. Shall be affixing completed appropriate form/tag for disposition. This will include usage of other maintenance records as required, in order to return to stock or route to appropriate shop for repair and/or turn-in. Form/tag will contain comment relative to evaluation and be stamped by identified inspection team. Shall monitor timelines and applicability of aircraft maintenance technical data and technical library. Reviews and updates maintenance source documents, aircraft inspection records, notes recurring discrepancies or trends and initiates appropriate actions that shall be inputted into a database. Prepare evaluations, special reports, and records pertaining to aircraft parts and components maintenance repair and related activities. Reviews engineering investigation request. Must be able to effectively interface with engineers, production shops, Safety/QC personnel, supervisors, program managers, item managers, and production controllers for the purpose of evaluating and documenting findings to support repair program efforts. Develops and implements quality control and ground safety programs to ensure compliance with contract specifications. Inspects and verifies proper completion and documentation of safety and flight discrepancies. They shall also evaluate personnel, including verification of skills, training and experience. Duties also include performing audits inspections of work centers and ongoing maintenance actions, procedures, equipment and facilities.Perform other duties as requestedKnowledge SkillsMust be fluent in Microsoft word, excel and power point. Must have ability to utilize cameras. Must demonstrate ability to utilize Internet and other search devices to research parts availability and other maintenance related databases and other data needed to support the required job duties.Knowledge of electrical, mechanical, electronic, hydraulic, structures and pneumatic systems or other technology as applicable to fabrication, repair, operation and maintenance requirements. Efficient in record keeping and preparation of reports and maintaining aircraft historical records and forms. They must be capable of determining accuracy and conformity to standards. Good working knowledge of the governing Department of Defense (DOD) maintenance programs, policies, work methods, publications or other established guidelines related to the maintenance concepts.
Experience EducationHigh School Diploma required. Completion of specialized training courses is desirable. Must have five (5) years or more recent hands on experience and knowledge with aviation maintenance, in the repair, modification, maintenance, and overhaul of aircraft equipment. Working with DoD rotary wing aircraft. Documented evidence of experience is required. Personnel within this classification must be specialized in two or more of the following SCA Occupational Codes be prepared to show proof: 23023 Aircraft Mechanic III, 23020 Aircraft Mechanic (Airframe, Drive Train Power Plant Mechanic or 99610 Quality Control Inspector.Physical Requirements/Working EnvironmentMay 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 30 pounds.May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, forklift, and other related support engineering support equipment. TravelNo travel required