Aircraft Mechanic II (Sheetmetal) in Afghanistan at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/10/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Afghanistan
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    11/10/2018
  • Job ID:
    1804475

Job Description

Job Summary
 
The Aircraft 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.

Travel
  • Must be able to travel internationally

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