UH-60 Aircraft Mechanic I (UH-60 Specialty) JBLM, WA.
Aircraft Mechanic I (UH-60 Mechanic Specialty) Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems.
- Performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
- Examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments.
- Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction.
- Work involves replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment;
- Removes engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling, and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
- Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, 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.
- Perform other duties as requested
- Required to have three (3) years aviation maintenance experience, two (2) years rotary wing aircraft experience, and two (2) years on the assigned UH-60 (MDS).
- All experience must be within the six (6) most recent years.
- US Citizen
- Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1) Public Trust
- Tools are Required; Must provide own tools/toolbox. Tools must be shadowed in the toolbox and tools etched with PID.
- Driver’s License
- Required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch, and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
- Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
- Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
- Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
- A&P license is preferred but not required.
- Knowledge of equipment related to individual requirements (UH-60).
- 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.