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Aircraft Mechanic III (LUH-72 ) Kwajalein, Marshall Islands

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic


Kawajalein, Marshall Islands

Job Summary

Aircraft Mechanic III (LUH72) A&P Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, to include repairs, 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 and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as; blue prints and 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 Sheetmetal/structural
    modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of complex electrical systems.
  • Accomplishes inspections including, but not limited to preflight, thru-flight, basic post-flight, and phase inspections.
  • Launches and recovers aircraft as required.
  • Performs operational checks of all aircraft systems and maintains aircraft appearance and cleanliness.
  • Operates all associated ground support equipment and uses hand tools, special tools, and fixtures applicable to aircraft.
  • Performs all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft.
  • Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records/forms and completes associated CAMS entries.
  • Must be able to workday shift, swing shift, night shift, and/or weekend shift as required.
  • Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD Awareness and prevention and safety at all times.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

  • FAA A&P certificate Required
  • A minimum of Five (5) years working knowledge of aircraft maintenance operations is required.
  • Five (5) years of rotary wing experience, Two (2) years on the MDS (LUH) preferred.
  • All experience must be within the last Ten (10) years.
  • Must have 2 years of Lakota LUH hands on experience OR Airbus factory training on LUH-72
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1) Public Trust
  • Valid U.S Passport is Required for travel to Kwajalein
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Tools are required; Must provide own tools and toolbox. Tools must be shadowed and etched with PID.
  • *(Program ships tools to Kwajalein for the employee)

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of the use of aircraft hand tools, special tools, and test equipment is required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of aircraft safety requirements and know how to operate portable firefighting equipment.
  • The ability to read, interpret, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications are required.
  • Must be able to perform duties of the job including, but not limited to, standing, lifting, bending, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently required to climb or balance and work in small spaces, ladder work and working at heights at or above 40 feet is required.
  • Must be able to routinely lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, snow, ice, etc.
  • May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.
  • Operates all associated ground support equipment and uses hand tools, special tools, and fixtures applicable to aircraft.