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Aircraft Mechanic II ( FAA A&P UH60, AH64, CH47 - Powertrain Back Shop)

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic


Illesheim, Bavaria, Germany

Job Summary

The Powertrain – Back Shop Mechanic performs and inspects aviation unit (AVUM), intermediate (AVIM) and depot maintenance on assigned aircraft systems.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform maintenance and repair on aircraft sub-system assemblies such as main rotor heads, transmissions, stabilators, and their sub-components.
  • Inspect parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects.
  • Perform component bearing replacement, bushing replacement, and line reaming of bushings.
  • Perform Periodic Maintenance Inspection (PMI) on main rotor heads from UH-60, AH-64, and CH-47 aircraft.
  • Perform Time Before Overhaul (TBO) replacement.
  • Responsible for completion and maintenance of applicable forms and records.
  • Recommend methods to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures.
  • Observe all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies.
  • Perform general aircraft maintenance duties (removal and installation of aircraft assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls).
  • Perform additional duties as requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Graduate or equivalent is required.
  • Shall have Five (5) years of recent applicable aircraft maintenance experience.
  • License: 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 (2) years on the assigned MDS (UH60, AH64, CH47).
  • All experience must be within the five most recent years.
  • If no A&P, must possess an FCC License with Elements 1 and 3 as well as three years aviation maintenance experience, three years rotary wing aircraft experience and two years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS).

  • Must be US Citizen.
  • Must have a current and valid US Passport.
  • TESA approval: Must be able to qualify for TESA approval; must have over 5 years career total Aviation maintenance experience.
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1 Public Trust) Interim required for Hire/deployment.
  • Travel: 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.