The Mechanic I will apply organizational and moderate level maintenance such that the company owned aircraft, to include the OV-10 Bronco, IAR-823, A-90 Raider, PC-9 and Bell 206LR helicopters, are serviced, repaired, inspected, and maintained according to approved data. The information below is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required for this position.
Duties and Responsibilities
Assist in intermediate repairs and modifications with Shift Lead and/or Maintenance Manager; may be asked to assist in advanced repairs for professional development;
Maintain repairs and modify aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty;
Maintain and repair aircraft components, including flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components;
Apply technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation;
Apply comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufactures’ manuals;
Must have thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts;
Exercise basic knowledge of electrical theory and aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers;
Report to the Shift Lead / Maintenance Manager any safety issues / incidents / concerns as it happens;
Ensure hangar and work areas are neat, clean, orderly and in accordance with Blue Air Instruction Vol 4.;
Exercise knowledge of technical publications;
Comply with company maintenance and logistics procedures and policies;
Comply with FAA regulations as applicable;
Know and understand the functions and requirements of computerized maintenance software;
Make entries in aircraft logs and records;
Perform other duties as assigned.
Minimum three (3) years’ experience working on fixed wing reciprocating or turbine engine aircraft. Commercial part 121, 135, 145 or military background highly desired. Must be pursuing an Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) license. Must be familiar with, able to read and understand the Federal Aviation Regulations and manufacturer manuals. Must be a self-starter, able to work independently or part of a team. Must possess excellent communication and people skills, to include problem solving, organizational, and computer skills. Must be willing to travel. Must be willing to work nights, weekends, and holidays. Must have knowledge of airframe, engine (turbine/piston), propeller and hydraulic systems. Must have knowledge of aircraft technical orders/job guides/publications—read, interpret, follow, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications. Must have knowledge of flight line operations, i.e. aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards. Must have working knowledge of aircraft safety directives. Knowledge of the use of hand and special tools, and testers is required. Must demonstrate the knowledge, skills, and abilities of a Mechanic I in daily work performance. Must be able to obtain a Common Access Card (CAC) and must not be barred from any government installation.
Requisition No.: MX01-0522