Aircraft Mechanic II - Flight Instructor
maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of moderate difficulty. Is responsible for training and evaluating all CFT crewmembers to standards IAW ARSOA publications/TC.
Maintain and repair aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components.
Apply technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
Apply technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.
Apply professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals.
Make entries in aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.
Ensure all crewmember flight training records are properly marked and maintained.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge & Skills
Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components.
Broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
Basic knowledge of electrical theory.
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.
Ability to read and interpret technical data and special operating instructions.
Ability to read, write, speak, and understand English.
Ability to communicate effectively, both verbally and in writing.
Leadership skills and the ability to deal courteously and effectively with military and government personnel.
May be required to pass the Navy Class II Swim Test, Dunker, and Emergency Breathing Systems Device qualifications.
Experience & Education
High School Graduate or equivalent required.
Five (5) or more years’ experience in maintenance, modification and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced and their associated components required.
Airframe & Powerplant (A&P) license is preferred.
Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or U.S. military technical school is preferred.
Flight Instructor qualified in the following MDS aircraft: CH/MH-47 or UH/MH-60.
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.
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.
As required in support of the contract.
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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