DynCorp International LLC. Aircraft Mechanic II (Sheetmetal) in OCONUS, Afghanistan

Job Summary

TheAircraft Mechanic II (Sheetmetal)maintains, modifies and integrates the aircraft structure and its parts.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Maintain, modify and install the various components of aircraft sheet metal.

  • Repair, rework, install and fabricate the complex aircraft structural assemblies, both internal and external.

  • Lay out plans, fabrication and installation models for modifications.

  • Balance rotary-wing aircraft controls and apply primers/paints on aircraft surfaces.

  • Fabricate structural parts using metal-forming techniques and fiberglass materials

  • Perform checks; carry out inspections and removal of components.

  • Study technical manuals, blueprints and engineering drawings.

  • Provide assistance to aircraft technicians and mechanics on various tasks.

  • Remove and disassemble defective parts of the aircraft.

  • Perform final checks on assembly and installation of parts that were replaced.

  • Maintain and keep track of all the maintenance records.

  • Adhere to company policies and safety programs.

  • Maintain the supplies and perform preventive maintenance.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.

  • Basic knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.

  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.

  • Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.

  • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.

  • Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.

  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.

Experience & Education

  • Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.

  • Three (3) or more years aviation maintenance experience within the past six (6) years on the mission design series (MDS). Or A&P license and two (2) years years aviation maintenance experience within the past six (6) years on the mission design series (MDS).

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • 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 lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.

  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications.

  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.

  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.

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

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.

  • May work in maintenance shop or outside.

  • Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.

  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.

  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.

  • May be expected to work in austere environments and all weather conditions.


  • Must be able to travel internationally

Job: *Aviation / Support

Title: Aircraft Mechanic II (Sheetmetal)


Requisition ID: 1804475

DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the company’s operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-224-7459. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.