This mechanic maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, 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, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals. The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.
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This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
Position requires 4 to 6 years of experience. Military Fighter aircraft and/or Commercial fixed wing experience highly desired, will consider other military platforms. Depot Modification and/or Overhaul Experience is also highly desired.
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. This job 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. Must have experience bending tubes and fabricating small parts such as brackets and clips.
Candidate should be able to read and interpret schematics, assembly drawings, process specifications, technical manuals, written instructions, test procedures, etc. Able to setup and use a variety of precision measuring instruments such as: dial indicators, micrometers, gauges, protractors, and calipers, etc. Able to use common hand tools such as: drills, reamers, deburrers, files, rivet guns, bucking bars, etc. Able to assemble aircraft structures and associated components with the aid of jigs and fixtures by drilling, filing, filling, honing, reaming, counter-sinking, dimpling, burring, bond on studs, and fastening under general supervision.
With supervision, perform close tolerance assembly operations such as: shimming, fitting, trimming, and aligning where variances may occur considerably from one assembly to another as with fairings and the mating of major structural assemblies. Able to replace ribs, stiffners, stringers in skinned assemblies establishing from blueprints with firm callouts, butt, center, chord, station and water lines. Able to pick up blind hold locations for blank parts from existing structure; also able to correct cans, buckles, wrinkles in outer skins.
Able to operate such equipment as brakes, grinders, band saws, and presses to fabricate required parts as needed per engineering and technical data. Able to identify different types of corrosion, and with supervision clean and treat corrosion, remove damaged areas, fabricate parts to repair damaged area, determine rivet patterns, layouts, etc.
Must have working knowledge of shop mathematics and practices, electrical/electronic theories and avionics system theories sufficient to perform assigned duties, Work from information such as schematics, specifications, assembly drawings, and standard operating procedures, Must have basic computer skills, including aircraft-related systems and basic office software packages.