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Aircraft Mechanic II (Powerplant/Engine - T700/701C/D, T55-714)

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Engine Mechanic


Illesheim, Bavaria, Germany

Job Summary

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.

Minimum Requirements

  • 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.

Preferred Qualifications

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.