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Aircraft Mechanic I

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic


Corpus Christi, Texas, United States

Job Summary

MAJOR DUTIES: Aircraft Production -

  • Perform a selected range of maintenance, repair, and/or modification of rotary wing aircraft, their major assemblies, subassemblies, components, and related systems.
  • Removes, replaces, repairs and functionally checks items such as main rotors, gear boxes, engine parts and accessories, drive shafts, fuel cells, cowlings, hoses, tubing, and fuselage sections, and/or components of similar nature.
  • Accomplishes modifications and technical order changes involving removal of old and the installation of new parts, components, and assemblies.
  • Maintains specified tolerances in all installation and modification tasks, including adjustment of engine fuel controls and flight control rigging.
  • Works under specific instructional guidance of higher-grade mechanic in accomplishment of some of the more difficult aspects of air-craft repair.
  • Accomplishes minor repairs to a variety of aircraft parts, components, subassemblies and systems.
  • Uses a variety of hand tools, stands, power tools, and precision measuring de-ices in accomplishing assigned tasks.
  • Working independently or in conjunction with other workers, disassembles systems from the aircraft to the point necessary for accessibility for repair.
  • As required, instructs military personnel in all phases of incumbents assigned duties and responsibilities.
  • Work is accomplished in conjunction with close supervision or under direct guidance of higher graded mechanic.
  • Applies knowledge of proper methods, procedures, and techniques required in the removal, replacement, minor repair, and installation of parts and assemblies pertaining to various aircraft systems.


  • Receives oral or written instructions from supervisor or higher graded mechanic, who outlines priority of work to be performed.
  • Receives detailed instruction or guidance on new or unusual procedures.
  • As skill progresses, performs selected duties without immediate supervision.
  • All work is subject to spot-check in progress; completed work is reviewed
  • for compliance with instructions and accept-able trade practices.


  • Required to climb, bend, stoop, and work in strained cramped positions.
  • Subject to prolonged standing, walking, and kneeling and must be physically fit to perform daily duties.


  • Works inside and outside in inclement weather, on icy, wet, and slippery ramps and work-stands in temperature and humidity
  • extremes.
  • Work areas may be drafty, noisy and have toxic fumes present.
  • Exposure to cuts, burns, shock, strains and broken bones exist.

Minimum Requirements

  • Ability to use hand and power tools and test equipment.
  • Requires 3 prior years experience at a journeyman level.
  • Must have knowledge of disassembly, cleaning, reworking, repairing, reassembling and modifying aircraft.
  • Must also be able to understand technical data.
  • Must have a current drivers license.
  • Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.
  • Must be a US Citizen
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts.