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Egress / Environmental Mechanic in Patuxent River, MD at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 4/17/2019

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Aircraft Mechanic (Egress) performs scheduled/unscheduled aircraft Egress, Environmental and related systems.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Maintain aircraft ejection seats, aircraft air conditioning systems, canopy systems, canopy jettison/fracturing systems, fire warning/extinguishing systems, OBOGS repair/troubleshooting, aircraft environmental systems maintenance, and aircraft pressurization systems troubleshoot oxygen systems, repair and test oxygen regulators and Liquid Oxygen (LOX) converters removed from the aircraft.
  • Read and interpret manufacturers' and service maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Replace or repair worn or damaged components using  hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
  • Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
  • Repair or replace defective parts and reassembles and installs in aircraft.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring systems and aircraft accessories.
  • 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 required.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of military publications, drawings, blueprints and microfilm.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
  • Thorough knowledge of modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
  • Detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.
  • Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.  
  • Basic computer data entry skills required for use of maintenance and logistics databases.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Job Requirements

  • High School diploma
  • Minimum four (4) years recent experience in relevant aircraft/systems.
  • A&P License/FAA Certification preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Work may be outdoors in extreme weather conditions.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • May work in maintenance shop or outside.


  • Travel between work locations may be required.


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