Aircraft Mechanic I
The successful T-34 Aircraft Mechanic I performs the maintenance, overhaul, repair, inspection, and aircraft servicing functions on assigned T-34 aircraft within an aircraft maintenance and operations environment and in accordance with applicable instructions.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Perform shop and flight line maintenance tasks ensuring aircraft structural integrity.
- Utilize hand tools, special tools, fixtures, and adhesives applicable to return aircraft to operational condition.
- Inspect, evaluate, and repair aircraft flight surfaces, wiring, structure, fuel tanks, canopies as well as wheel and tire assemblies.
- Operate all associated ground support equipment.
- Perform aircraft and equipment corrosion inspections.
- Understanding of corrosion control techniques and remove, treat for corrosion, and apply protective coatings on aircraft and subcomponents
- Use maintenance drawing and blueprints to accomplish repairs on assigned equipment.
- Coordinate maintenance efforts with assigned Site Leads or Maintenance Supervisors
- Document discrepancies using applicable forms and reference materials.
- Process readiness documents and verify aircraft utilization reports.
- Assist in preparation of the Monthly Maintenance Plan.
- May be required to maintain work-center technical publication annex library.
- Present a courteous and professional demeanor when dealing with customers and coworkers.
- Ensure compliance with applicable housekeeping, tool control and FOD prevention programs.
- Comply with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility, and job assignment.
- Performs other duties as required.
- May be required to handle hazardous materials.
- Able to follow base, federal and Company procedures for handling and disposal of hazardous waste materials.
- Ability to meet required deadlines and maintain necessary workflow.
- Exposure to prolonged periods of sitting, standing, stooping, or kneeling.
- Normal work will be in aircraft maintenance hangar, shop areas or flight line environment with moderate exposure to noise hazards.
- Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate in the English language and follow both verbal and written instruction required.
- Must have high school diploma, or the equivalent.
- Must have an FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate
- Must have valid driver’s license.
- Must be able to obtain/maintain a security clearance and a Government flight line driver’s license.
- Must have minimum of two (2) years of experience in aircraft maintenance.
- Must have working knowledge of aircraft repair procedures for surfaces, electronics equipment, aircraft structure or fuel cells.
- Must be able to obtain/maintain any Government/Company required licensing, qualification, certifications, or clearance for this position.
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
- Travel required.
- Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
- Basic knowledge of aircraft logbooks, maintenance records and applicable maintenance/technical manuals, publications and forms preferred.
- Proficiency in Office software applications to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.; especially Microsoft Outlook, Word, and Excel highly desired.
- Completion of specialized courses, such as avionics subsystems or structural repair, is highly desired.