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Aircraft Mechanic II - (Avionics - AH-64/UH-60/CH-47) MWO Travel Team- FT Hood

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic

No

Fort Hood, Texas, United States

Job Summary

The Avionics Aircraft Mechanic II UH60, AH64, CH47- MWO - Travel Team maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty. Adjusts, repairs and/or replaces electrical wiring and aircraft system avionics.

  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.
  • Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
  • Applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation
  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft technical manuals, maintenance information, blueprints or manufactures’ manuals and action messages.
  • Required working knowledge of making entries in aircraft logbooks & records, military technical publications, and the Army's Unit Level Logistics Aviation Information System, ULLSAE. Perform scheduled inspections and assist in performing special inspections.
  • Required level of experience necessary to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by skill class Mechanic I and must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions.
  • Required thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, repair procedures and replacement of parts: requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Required basic knowledge of electrical theory.
  • Required thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers
  • Perform limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required.
  • Use and perform operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.
  • Perform other duties as requested

Minimum Requirements

  • A valid up-to-date A&P license is preferred but not required
  • Required Three (3) years aviation maintenance experience, Three (3) years rotary wing aircraft experience, and Two (2) years on the assigned UH60, AH64, CH47 (MDS).
  • All experience must be within the Six (6) most recent years.
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1) Public Trust
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must provide own tools/toolbox. Tools must be shadowed and etched with PID.
  • Must be able to travel up to 75% of the time, Travel Team from FT Hood.

Preferred Qualifications

  • All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements.
  • Knowledge of aircraft avionics systems, troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
  • Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by mechanic.
  • Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
  • Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
  • Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.