Maintains, repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components, and applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.
Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals. Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems. A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required. The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.
Incumbent must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike, must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule. This worker will be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.
Perform complex assembly and disassembly operations on aircraft structures in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier and other directives. Performs operational checks of aircraft structural components with or without production aids. Assembles and tests articles for use in structural and system testing, development, and modification of aircraft. All duties may be performed under limited or no supervision.
This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) U.S. Security Clearance, for which the US Government requires US Citizenship.
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Typically this position requires 7 or more years of experience in those duties as previously described for satisfactory performance.
Should have advanced level knowledge of shop mathematics, riveting, and assembly methods and shop practice. Work from drawings, sketches, sample parts, position templates and other complete or incomplete information.Preferred (though not required) qualifications and/or experience: