Aircraft Mechanic (Rotor)

SUMMARY: Services, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies and overhauls aircraft and aircraft systems.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Performs routine aircraft maintenance functions.2. Performs operational checks on lighting equipment, such as: navigation lights search and landing lights, anti-collision lights and replaces bulbs.3. May remove and install electrical connections that are fool proof, one-wire or cannon plug type.4. Removes and installs starter and main generators.5. Must demonstrate an operational knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems, engines and component parts.6. Operates aircraft towing equipment in towing operations.7. Recovers disable aircraft.8. Maintains aircraft fuel, oil and hydraulic systems.9. Must have knowledge of the proper use of hand tools in aircraft maintenance.10. Must be able to read and write, and interpret and comply with aircraft maintenance procedures, manuals, specifications, and directives, guides and forms used on the job.11. Performs preventive maintenance inspections on aircraft and aircraft systems and subsystems.12. Performs troubleshooting, repair, modifications, corrosion control and preservation of aircraft and aircraft systems and aircraft sub-systems, including fuel, oil and pneudraulic systems. Overhauls aircraft components and sub-components.13. Services ground support equipment. Performs preventive maintenance inspections on all ground support equipment. Performs functional checks, inspections, troubleshooting, repairs, modifications, overhaul, paint and preservation of ground support equipment, special tools and accessories.OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:1. Removes/installs aircraft components and engines on test stands and engine test cells.2. Makes appropriate logbook entries and signs-off own work accomplished.3. Performs aircraft functional checks including, but not limited to, aircraft and engine run- up and taxi.4. May be required to accompany aircraft in flight.5. Performs in-house calibration of common and special tools as required.6. Performs related record maintenance including: completing appropriate log book forms, condition tags and parts change slips in accordance with technical publications, Company procedures manuals and other written and oral directives.7. Uses blueprints, schematics, technical drawings and manufacturers#8217; drawings and sketches in the performance of assigned duties. Estimates materials needed.8. Replaces aircraft batteries.9. Performs non-aerosol (brush) touch-up spot painting. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:1. High school diploma or equivalent - General Educational Development (GED)certificate.2. FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) certificate and one(1) year aircraft maintenance or 30 months of rotary wing aircraft maintenance experience.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:1. May be required to perform Maintenance Operational Checks (MOCs) and run-up aircraft when required by job assignment.CLASSIFICATION DISTINCTIONS WHEN ASSIGNED TO THE AIR FORCE PROJECT:1. Completes maintenance documentation accurately using Integrated Maintenance Data System (IMDS) and required forms, as required by job assignment.2. Must show proficiency in the use of IMDS within 90 days after assignment.3. Directs incoming and outgoing aircraft to assist pilot#8217;s maneuvering of aircraft, using visual hand or light signals.4. Must have one year (within the past three years) aircraft maintenance experience on any rotary wing aircraft.

Category: 
Maintenance
Company: 
M1 Support Services
Job Type: 
Permanent
City: 
Fort Rucker
JobReq: 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS OF ALL CLASSIFICATIONS OTHER DUTIES: 1. Operates motor vehicles, machines and special purpose equipment as required by the job assignment. 2. Performs prescribed cleaning, preservation and operator maintenance on vehicles, tools and equipment. Performs housekeeping duties in immediate work area. 3. Ensures that tools and equipment used by the employee in the classification are properly calibrated. 4. When selected, attends schools and classes, which are designated by the Company for employees in the assigned classification. 5. Uses approved methods and publications in the performance of the assigned job. 6. Performs the duties of lower classified employees within the line of progression when assigned. 7. May be allowed to occasionally perform those assignments of employees holding the next higher classification in the line of progression in order to qualify for promotion except for Aircraft Mechanic to Aircraft Technical/NDT Inspector. 8. Completes and maintains records and reports as required by job assignment. 9. Demonstrates job procedures and assists in the on-the-job training (OJT) of employees within the classification as required. 10. Performs imaging technology (scanning and other related) functions as required by the job assignment. 11. Disposes of hazardous materials related to job assignment. 12. Performs duties using automated equipment and software utilized in the functional assignment. 13. May remove and reinstall cowlings, panels and fairings necessary to gain access to work within his classification. 14. When assigned to the flight line, provide customer support during launch and recovery and aircraft security as required. LANGUAGE SKILLS: 1. Read, write, speak and understand English. EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE: 1. High school diploma or equivalent--General Educational Development (GED) certificate. This requirement is waived for employees with seniority dates prior to May 3, 1999. PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must be physically able to perform duties and responsibilities of the classification. 2. Must be able to work with required materials without debilitating irritation to skin, eyes or respiratory system while wearing the required personal protective equipment. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: 1. Must have a valid state driver#8217;s license when required by job assignment. 2. Must obtain a valid government driver#8217;s license when required by job assignment. 3. Must obtain a valid commercial driver's license (CDL) to include hazardous material endorsement when required by job assignment. 4. Must obtain the level of Industrial Security Clearance required by the Government.

State: 
Alabama