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Aircraft Mechanic 2 (UH60, AH64, CH47 - Powertrain Back Shop)- FAA A&P - Illesheim/Germany

Aerospace and Aviation

Aircraft Mechanic


Illesheim, Berlin, Germany

The Aircraft Mechanic 2 - Powertrain – Back Shop Mechanic UH-60, AH-64, CH-47 performs and inspects aviation unit (AVUM), intermediate (AVIM) and depot maintenance on assigned aircraft systems.

  • Perform maintenance and repair on aircraft sub-system assemblies such as main rotor heads, transmissions, stabilators, and their sub-components.

  • Inspect parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects.

  • Perform component bearing replacement, bushing replacement, and line reaming of bushings.

  • Perform Periodic Maintenance Inspection (PMI) on main rotor heads from UH-60, AH-64, and CH-47 aircraft.

  • Perform Time Before Overhaul (TBO) replacement.

  • Responsible for completion and maintenance of applicable forms and records.

  • Recommend methods to improve equipment performance and maintenance procedures.

  • Observe all safety, environmental and general housekeeping rules and policies.

  • Perform general aircraft maintenance duties (removal and installation of aircraft assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls).

  • Perform additional duties as requested.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School Graduate or equivalent is required.

  • Shall have Five (5) years of recent applicable aircraft maintenance experience.

  • FAA A&P or FCC Elements 1 and 3 required.

  • Must possess a Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Powerplant License (A&P), with at least Two (2) years' aviation maintenance experience, and Two years on the assigned MDS. (Army Rotary Wing UH60, CH47, AH64)

  • All experience must be within the Five (5) most recent years.

  • If no A&P, must possess an FCC License with Elements 1 and 3 as well as Three (3) years aviation maintenance experience, Three (3) years rotary wing aircraft experience and Two (2) years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS).

  • (If willing and able to obtain an FCC License, discuss with Recruiter).

  • Ability to obtain and maintain a US Government Security Clearance, NAC-I T1 Public Trust. ** US Citizenship is required to obtain a T1/CAC NACI Clearance.

  • Interim NACI approval required for deployment.

  • Valid US Passport Required for deployment to Germany

  • Germany Requirements: TESA approval: Must be able to qualify for TESA approval; must have over 5 years career total Aviation maintenance experience.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Experience using a variety of common hand tools and measuring devices such as gauges, torque wrenches, scales, and TMDE (Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment).

  • Ability to cross train in various maintenance disciplines (i.e. powerplant, blade shop, or general maintenance on UH-60, AH-64 and CH-47 aircraft).

  • Must have skill in reading, applying, and interpreting technical data from maintenance manuals, modification (MWO) installation instructions, schematics, and engineering drawings.

  • Knowledge of quality, production, and supply processes required to perform job assignment.

  • Analytical skills required to perform complex troubleshooting.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch, and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.

  • Frequently lift parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.

  • Occasionally lift objects up to 50 pounds.

  • Must be immediately deployable to potential combat areas worldwide.

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