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UH-60 Aircraft Mechanic 1 (Avionics Specialty) MWO Travel Team - FT Hood

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic


Fort Hood, Texas, United States

Job Summary

The UH-60 Aircraft Mechanic I (Avionics Mechanic) MWO Travel Team 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.

  • Performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
  • Apply technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
  • Apply required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.
  • Apply comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufacturers’ manuals.
  • Supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.
  • May be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • Prioritizes workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
  • Receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
  • May be required to troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems to ensure aircraft remains in safe operating condition.
  • Performs other duties as requested

Minimum Requirements

  • A valid up-to-date A&P license is preferred but not required.
  • Three (3) years of aviation maintenance experience, Two (2) years rotary wing aircraft experience, and Two (2) years on the UH-60 (MDS) are Required .
  • All experience must be within the Six (6) most recent years.
  • All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements.
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1) Public Trust
  • Valid Driver’s License
  • Must be able to Travel up to 75% (Base is FT Hood - will travel as required for MWO MOD's)
  • Tools are Required; Must provide own tools/toolbox. Tools must be shadowed and PID etched in each tool.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of aircraft avionics systems, troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools.
  • Working knowledge of avionics systems, including maintenance parameters, systems operations, limitations and technical orders.
  • Knowledge of military publications (including electronic manuals), drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics is mandatory.
  • Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work specifications is a plus.
  • Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.