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UC-35 Transport Aircraft Mechanic (A&P) -Japan

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic


Tokyo, Tokyo, Japan

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

UC-35 Transport Aircraft Mechanic (A&P) -Japan

The UC35 Transport Aircraft Mechanic (A&P) services, repairs and overhauls assigned aircraft and subsystems to ensure airworthiness. Uses technical data to troubleshoot malfunctioning systems and repairs or replaces faulty components.

  • Operationally checks repaired or modified systems for proper operation.

  • Performs quality maintenance on assigned aircraft in accordance with federal aviation regulations, original equipment manufacturers, or military technical orders as specified in the statement of work instructions.

  • Repair and replace aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and associated equipment.

  • Read and interpret manufacturers' and maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Examine engines for oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions.

  • Inspect turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks.

  • Test engine operation, using troubleshooting procedures and diagnostic test equipment, to identify source of malfunction.

  • Replace or repair worn or damaged components using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.

  • Remove and install engine from aircraft.

  • Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.

  • Repair or replace defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

  • Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

  • 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.

  • May specialize in engine repair.

  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required.

  • Seven (7) more years’ experience as an aircraft mechanic on UC35.

  • Valid FAA A&P Certificate is required.

  • Completion of formal maintenance training on assigned aircraft is desired.

  • Recent full-time experience in aviation maintenance on the assigned aircraft (UC35) during the past 12 months is preferred.

  • Six (6) months of flight line and overhaul & inspection experience.

  • Ability to obtain/maintain a Secret Clearance is required.

  • Tools are required, must provide own shadowed/etched Tools and Toolbox. (Company will ship toolbox)

  • Valid US Passport Required for Deployment to Japan.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Maintenance Training Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft mechanic maintenance course or civilian equivalent training is desired.

  • Knowledge of aircraft sub-systems, including maintenance parameter, systems operation, limitations, and technical orders.

  • Ability to become qualified and perform engine runs for the aircraft type they are assigned to support.

  • Proven track record demonstrating adaptability to change and the ability to respond to challenges in a changing environment.

  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, forklift, APU, etc.

Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.

  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders and work stands.

  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.

  • May be required to carry, push or pull up to and may exceed 50 pounds.

  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds to height of four feet.

  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three dimensional depths.

  • Must have minimum 20/100 near and far vision, correctable to 20/20.

  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.

  • Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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