Aircraft Mechanic I

Y-Tech Services, Inc. is seeking an Aircraft Mechanic I in Elizabeth City, NC in anticipation of contract award.The Aircraft Mechanic I is responsible for the following day to day duties:

  • Document maintenance as per Quality Assurance (QA) and established regulatory requirements.
  • Maintain high state of cleanliness and utilize a clean-as-you-go process when executing maintenance duties. Perform rotating break room cleaning duties.
  • Perform regular Foreign Object Damage (FOD) walk-downs.
  • Must maintain situational awareness, stay cognitive-focused, and mitigate risks.
  • Comply with processes and procedures as per DHS/Department of Defense (DOD) documents and publications.
  • Maintain and control tools. Report missing, lost, found, or unattended tools to the supervisor. Inventory and inspect tools on a regular basis and identify when to replace worn or broken tools.
  • Clean work area as necessary, assuring all flammable materials are properly stored; handle and dispose of hazardous materials in accordance with applicable laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Comply with safety rules and procedures and perform work in a manner that enhances the safety of the work area.
  • Promptly report accidents, injuries, safety, violations, and/or unsafe practices or procedures to supervisor.
  • Use Government computer system to access various technical references for airframe repairs and Government training requirements.
  • Provide satisfactory customer service.
  • Perform a full range of airframe and engine maintenance, repairs, modifications, inspections and servicing of aircraft in accordance with approved methods, techniques and practices and certifies accomplished work.
  • Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, ventilation, and heating systems.
  • Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures and functional components including rigging, surface controls, plumbing, and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
  • Troubleshoot engines and systems and use Federal Supply systems.
  • Read and interpret all aircraft instruments.
  • Replace or repair worn or damaged components, such as alternators, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
  • Remove engines and gearboxes from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.
  • Disassemble and inspect airframe and other components for wear, cracks, security, or other defects. Repair or replace defective parts then reassemble and install in aircraft.
  • 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.
  • Perform jacking and towing of aircraft.
  • Enter in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily.
  • Service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition.
  • Use special test equipment and tools.
  • Research the technical library and other applicable technical documentation (such as manufacturers' and DHS/DOD maintenance manuals, service bulletins, engineering and technical data) to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Perform progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
  • Examine engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks.
  • Listen to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves. Inspects jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, FOD, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments.
  • Inspect jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks. Tests engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction.
  • Perform full system checkouts on all aircraft systems.
  • Perform complete servicing of aircraft.
  • Provide oversight of Aircraft Mechanic Helpers and Aircraft Workers.
Y-Tech Services, Inc.
Job Type: 
Elizabeth City

Required Skills/Experiences/Education (must have):

  • High School diploma or equivalent.
  • Four (4) years of documented experience performing aircraft maintenance on DHS/DOD H-60 Rotary-wing aircraft.
  • Must be capable of performing tasks that frequently require: lifting, reaching, bending, walking, pulling, sitting, standing, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and stretching for prolonged periods of time.
  • Must be capable of performing tasks in cramped, awkward, and strained positions and/or climbing up and down ladders, work platforms, scaffolding, and aircraft structures.
  • Must be capable of carrying items up to 40 pounds and on heavier items must seek assistance of other workers or weight lifting devices.
  • Must be capable of wearing cumbersome PPE for Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) operations.
  • Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English.
  • Must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States.
  • Must possess basic computer skills.
  • Must have the ability to obtain and maintain a Government Security Clearance

Highly Desirable:

  • MH-60 knowledge and skills
  • Advanced Aircraft Schooling or A & P License
  • Military Background in Coast Guard
  • Flight Operations and Maintenance

Yulista offers an excellent compensation and benefits package.We are an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disabilities, protected military or veteran status.  To apply for this position, or view all of our job openings, visit usonline at, click on career opportunities.

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