Aircraft Mechanic II (Powerplant/Engine - T700/701C/D, T55-714)
The Powerplant/Engine – Back Shop Mechanic performs and inspects aviation unit (AVUM), intermediate (AVIM) and depot maintenance on assigned aircraft systems.
- Perform maintenance and repair of major assemblies and subassemblies of the T700/701C/D, T55-714 and auxiliary power units.
- Inspect engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks.
- Perform blade blending and blade replacement in cold section of powerplants.
- Replace or repair worn or damaged components, such as generators, alternators, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves.
- Ability to Perform hot section inspections and determine replacement of hot section components (GG rotors, stators, fuel injectors, igniters, power turbine.)
- Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects.
- Perform engine removal, replacement, reinstallation, and quick change assembly (QCA) maintenance tasks.
- High School Graduate or equivalent is required.
- Shall have Five (5) years of recent applicable aircraft maintenance experience.
- FAA A&P or FCC Elements 1 and 3 required.
- Must possess a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P), with at least Two (2) years' aviation maintenance experience, and Two years on the assigned MDS. (Army Rotary Wing UH60, CH47, AH64)
- All experience must be within the Five (5) most recent years.
- If no A&P, must possess an FCC License with Elements 1 and 3 as well as Three (3) years aviation maintenance experience, Three (3) years rotary wing aircraft experience and Two (2) years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS).
- Must be US Citizen.
- Must have a current and valid US Passport.
- Ability to obtain/maintain Security clearance, (NAC-I (Public Trust). Interim NACI approved to start.
- Germany Requirements: TESA approval: Must be able to qualify for TESA approval; must have over 5 years career total Aviation maintenance experience.
- As required in support of task order.
Knowledge & Skills
- Experience using a variety of common hand tools and measuring devices such as gauges, torque wrenches, scales, and TMDE (Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment).
- Ability to cross train in various maintenance disciplines (i.e. powerplant, blade shop, or general maintenance on UH-60, AH-64 and CH-47 aircraft).
- Must have skill in reading, applying, and interpreting technical data from maintenance manuals, modification (MWO) installation instructions, schematics, and engineering drawings.
- Knowledge of quality, production, and supply processes required to perform job assignment.
- Analytical skills required to perform complex troubleshooting.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
- Must be able to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
- Frequently lift parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
- Occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.
- Must be immediately deployable to potential combat areas worldwide.