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Aircraft Mechanic III (LUH72) - Travel Team - Laredo, TX

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic

No

Fort Hood, Texas, United States

Job Summary

Aircraft Mechanic III (LUH72) A&P Travel Team Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance.

  • 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.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Shall have a valid up-to-date A&P license and shall have five (5) years aviation maintenance experience, five (5) years rotary wing aircraft experience, and two (2) years on the assigned LUH-72 MDS.
  • Experience must be recent within last ten (10) years.
  • All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements.
  • Must be a US Citizen.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1) Public Trust.
  • Must have a Valid Driver’s License.
  • Tools are Required; Must provide own Tools/ Tool Box / Tools must be shadowed and etched with PID.
  • Must be able to travel 75% of the time, TDY from FT Hood to Laredo; with additional travel as needed.
  • Must be able to work, day shift, swing shift, night shift, and/or weekend shift as required.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Requires experience necessary to inspect all types of aeronautical maintenance performed at the skill class of a Mechanic I.
  • Must have demonstrated experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and additional general mechanical maintenance required to meet the assigned missions.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, repair procedures and replacements.

  • Requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Requires basic knowledge of electrical theory.
  • Requires thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Requires demonstrated experience maintaining entries in aircraft logbooks & records, military technical publications, and the Army's Unit Level Logistics Aviation Information System, ULLSAE.
  • Requires the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
  • Requires detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as cable tensiometers.
  • Demonstrated knowledge and 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.
  • Requires demonstrated ability to read, interpret, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications.
  • Must be able to routinely lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • 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 above 40 feet.
  • 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, or 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.