AECOM Aircraft Mechanic 1 (Avionics) in Elizabeth City, North Carolina
Business Line Government
Position Title Aircraft Mechanic 1 (Avionics)
United States of America - North Carolina
Aircraft Mechanic 1 (Avionics)
The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing,
pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds
aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing
and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding
equipment, rivet gun, and drills. This mechanic reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals,
service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or
replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. This mechanic performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase,
periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and
listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and
components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing
segments. Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine
operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet
calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction. Work involves: replacing or repairing worn or damaged
components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted
gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft,
using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or
replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Job duties require that this mechanic:
adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight
maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens
and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. This incumbent supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters
in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service
engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating
condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies,
and may specialize in engine repair.
High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum three (3) years actual and recent depot level aircraft structural maintenance / repair experience is required.
Must have completed military aviation maintenance training or aviation maintenance technical school curriculum or possess an FAA issued A&P license.
Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.
Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.
May be required to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
What We Offer
AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.
AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here to view the EEO Is The Law poster.
Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 180938BR
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.