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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.

  • 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.
  • 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.