Aircraft Mechanic I in Maryland City, MD at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/14/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary

 
The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. 
  • Read and interpret manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. 
  • Perform 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
  • Examine reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listen to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments. 
  • Inspect jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, test engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction.
  • Work involves: replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. 
  • Supervise the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verify the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.
  • Perform additional duties as required.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of equipment related to aircraft maintenance is required.
  • Knowledge of military publications (including electronic manuals), drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics.
  • Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work specifications is a plus.
  • Ability to obtain a security clearance
  • Ability to obtain a license from the Federal Aviation Administration.

Experience & Education
  • High School Graduate or GED required.
  • Two (2) or more years’ experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in individual task orders.
  • Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or U.S. military technical school is preferred.
  • Four (4) or more years’ experience in maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems and their associated components is required.
  • Valid driver’s license required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
 
Work Environment:
  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • 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.

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain 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 up to 50 pounds.
  • May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
  • Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
  • Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.
  • Must be able to pass a respiratory evaluation and wear Personnel Protective Equipment (respirator).

Travel
  • Some travel required