AH6I Mechanic Lead (3740-029) (3740-029)
Performs aircraft maintenance tasks on the AH6i as required using the specific OEM Operators Manual, Maintenance Test Flight Manual, Check List Manual, and any other directives pertinent to the environment. Removes and installs aircraft systems and subsystem assemblies and components including engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components. Services and lubricates aircraft systems, subsystems, and components. Prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks. Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance actions. Uses common measuring tools, precision measuring gages and alignment fixtures. Performs aircraft and related components routine and special inspections. Performs maintenance operational checks. Diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft subsystems using special tools and equipment as required. Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and Aircraft Ground Support Equipment (AGSE) Prepares aircraft maintenance forms and records. Responsible to develop and execute phase plans from Pre-Dock to Post Test flight. Ensures that all related operations are conducted in a safe manner.
Ensures that AH-6i Aircraft maintenance functional activities and procedures among designated organizations are planned, coordinated, integrated, and synchronized to achieve established platform operational readiness objectives. Responsible for the compliance with established maintenance systems, processes, procedures and reports that provide immediate situational awareness of platform readiness rates. Establishes daily maintenance operational goals, objectives and priorities for implementation in-order to achieve stated readiness rates and MNG training objectives as required. Oversees the daily maintenance management of individually assigned aircraft in support of the Production Control (PC) Supervisor. Works within the maintenance quality control processes, procedures, and standards. Directs inquires, investigations, and research analysis related to aviation maintenance of AH-6i Aircraft and supporting maintenance activities to the PC Supervisor. Supervises individuals as assigned. Ensures all maintenance operations and related maintenance support activities are conducted in a safe manner. Supports the Downed Aircraft Recovery Team (DART) processes and procedures. Other tasks as directed by the PC Supervisor. Performs within the broad guidelines of duties and responsibilities with significant choice of methods. Retains the authority to select and implement goals and objectives within the execution of duties and responsibilities. Supervisory Responsibilities: Direct interface with PC maintenance office, responsible for dissemination of Maintenance activities within designated maintenance areas.
Education Level: High school diploma or equivalent required.
Experience: Five (5) years’ experience as an aircraft mechanic on MDS aircraft. Experience in phase or RESET management.
Specific knowledge, skill, and ability: Graduate of a US Military aviation maintainers course or civilian equivalent training and experience. Demonstrated past performance and experience in maintenance on MD-530, AH-64, or OH-58D Aircraft. Proficient in the use of computer-hosted interactive technical manuals, aircraft maintenance forms, and other aircraft related documentation. Proficient in MS Office software. Professional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills. Ability to effectively communicate with the customer in a professional and courteous manner. Possess a valid driver’s license. Successfully pass an overseas deployment physical upon hire. Desired/Preferred Education, Skills, and Experience: Associate degree or higher, Ten (10) years’ experience as an aircraft mechanic, US Military rotary wing aviation technical inspector experience, FAA A&P certificate, FAA IA certificate.
Target Audience: Veterans, Military Transitioning Service-members, and Skilled Aviation Professionals. Position will remain open until filled or until December 2021.