A&P Technician Journeyman (UH-60/S-70i)
The Journeyman UH-60/S-70 A&P Technician is the journey and second working level for certificated Airframe & Powerplant technicians. Incumbents at this level work independently and inspect and repair aircraft, engines, components and systems and assess for damage, condition and method of repair, and work off site at outlying field locations, which may include assignment as a base mechanic. This position may be assigned other duties and tasks in the program as directed.
Minimum Qualifications: Possession of the following certificates: FAA Airframe & Powerplant Technician’s certificates and a valid Class-C California driver’s license and five years of aerospace industry work experience as a certificated A&P Technician and one-year experience working on type specific aircraft. Military experience may qualify if the level of work and responsibility was equal to that of a certificated A&P Technician. Prior OEM or other outside training and experience on UH-60/S-70 variant aircraft may satisfy the one-year of CAL FIRE specific aircraft requirement. Current CAL FIRE Aviation Program Journey Technicians who obtain one year of experience and current CAL FIRE Aviation Program Apprentice Technicians who obtain two years of experience working on UH-60/S-70 aircraft and successfully complete Original Equipment Manufacturer or other certified outside vendor for line and intermediate level training specific to the aircraft may be eligible for promotion to this position.
Knowledge and Abilities: FAA federal aviation regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair of aircraft; FAA-approved maintenance practices, techniques, and procedures; aircraft shop maintenance operational procedures and fleet aircraft structure, systems, controls, engines and components. Work independently in a central aviation maintenance facility or work unsupervised off site at outlying field locations; perform depot level and field maintenance to aircraft, engines, propellers, rotors, components and systems in accordance with approved procedures; have a thorough working knowledge of all fleet aircraft, engines, and airframe systems; and ability to inspect and determine problems and correct deficiencies, inspect aircraft and systems for continued airworthiness, and return aircraft to service after major and minor maintenance and repair.