Aircraft Mechanic III - Avionics in Jacksonville, FL at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 11/14/2018

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Job Summary
 
The Aircraft Mechanic III maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty.

Principal Accountabilities
  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions
  • Applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation. 
  • Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals. 
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural 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.  
  • Possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike
  • Excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule. 
  • Basic computer data entry skills required for use of maintenance and logistics databases.
  • Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.

Experience & Education
  • High School Graduate or equivalent required.
  • Five (5) or more years’ experience in aircraft maintenance on the type of aircraft being serviced or related experience required.
  • FAA Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license is preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
  • Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.  Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds. 
  • Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
  • May work in aircraft maintenance hangar or outside and be subject to 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.

Travel
  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required.

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