The CBP Aircraft Mechanic performs maintenance, overhaul, repair, inspection and aircraft servicing functions on assigned aircraft within an aircraft maintenance and operations environment and in accordance with applicable instructions.
- Perform maintenance, preventive maintenance, inspection, repair, and modification of aircraft in accordance with 14 CFR and Department of Defense (DoD) regulations, technical manuals, and other data as applicable.
- Perform daily and turnaround inspections on all assigned aircraft
- Perform inspections, corrosion control, troubleshooting and fault isolation on aircraft systems.
- May be required to fly on Government aircraft for relocation, to conduct in-flight checks (test flights) and to conduct trouble shooting that cannot be completed on the ground.
- May be required to perform official travel to temporary duty sites within and outside the United States.
- Furnish own hand tools to perform maintenance of aircraft (necessary special tools
and test equipment will be furnished by Customs).
- May be required to perform other duties as required to support the overall mission.
- Must be a U.S citizen.
- Must possess and maintain a valid State driver’s license.
- Must be willing to subject themselves to random drug tests.
- Must be able to obtain and maintain a CBP Background Investigation Suitability clearance.
- High school graduate or have an equivalency certificate from an accredited program, is required.
- Must possess a valid FAA Mechanic certificate with Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) ratings.
- Must be competent and knowledgeable in the repair and maintenance of airframes, hydraulics, fuel systems, and aircraft engines.
- Must be reliable and demonstrate good judgment.
- 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.
- Ability to read, write, understand and communicate in the English language and follow both verbal and written instruction.
- The ability to comprehend/interpret technical data.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment:
- Be physically able to perform aircraft mechanic duties.
- Ability to move freely about the interior and meet aircraft specific specs for weight limit.
- Stand, squat, sit, walk, work with arms overhead for extended periods of time.
- May be required to wear a respirator
- Pull, push, lift up to 50 lbs.
- On occasions, individuals may also be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail, thus requiring the use of adequate ear protection.
Rotary Wing aircraft experience highly desired.