Mechanic, RW UH-1N in Patrick Air Force Base, FL at DynCorp International LLC

Date Posted: 2/15/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary
The Mechanic, RW UH-1N performs maintenance related functions of assigned Rotary Wing INL/A assets in support of the U.S. Department of State (DoS), Bureau for Diplomatic Security (DS), under oversight from the Bureau for International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs Office of Aviation (INL/A) at Patrick Air Force Base, Florida.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness
  • Reads and interprets manufacturers' and maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
  • Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing oil systems, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts and checking brakes
  • Performs engine runs for the aircraft type they are assigned to support
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge & Skills
  • FAA Air Frame & Power Plant license is required or equivalent home country certification if assigned OCONUS
  • CMF 15 aviation MOS series or other military/commercial equivalent
  • Must have the ability to become qualified for the aircraft type they are assigned to support
  • Must possess knowledge of aircraft sub-systems, including maintenance parameters, systems operation, limitations, and technical orders
  • Possess, or ability to obtain DoS Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT) through DoS Background Investigation is a condition of continued employment
  • Must possess a current passport or the ability to obtain one before assignment

Experience & Education
  • Five (5) years’ experience as a licensed Air Frame & Power Plant (or host nation equivalent) aircraft mechanic experience
  • High School Diploma or equivalent required

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for up to twelve (12) hours per day and sit for up to eight (8) hours per day
  • Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth
  • Must be able to routinely climb/descend stairs
  • Must be able to read and interpret newspaper and typewritten print, maps, aeronautical charts, and weather charts
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, routinely grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbows/knees and reach above/below shoulders
  • Must be able to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools
  • Must be physically capable of climbing vertical ladders or built-in aircraft steps to heights of 10-12 feet
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds to a height of four (4) feet and be required to lift up to 20 pounds to a height of seven (7) feet
  • May be exposed to rapid or extreme temperature changes
  • Must be able to travel to and between remote locations in austere and/or hostile environments
  • 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, gas, airborne particles, chemical mist, vapors, ultra-violet and infrared radiation
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft

Travel to and between CONUS and OCONUS locations as requested is required

The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
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