Aircraft Mechanic III

DynCorp Recruiting (
Defense Contracting

0 /yr

  Full Time   Employee

Oklahoma City
United States

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

Principal Accountabilities

  • Perform organizational and depot level quality assurance, maintenance and modifications on assigned aircraft. 
  • Able to perform all duties of Aircraft Mechanic II listed in paragraph 8.2.
  • Works from blueprints, current USAF directives (manuals, instructions, publications, TOs) and Standard Operating Practice (SOP) specifications, to include engineering dispositions.
  • Inspects aircraft mechanical, electrical and avionics systems using general and special equipment. 
  • Monitors all required inspections of maintenance procedures and system check outs and is authorized to release aircraft as complete for maintenance performed.
  • Performs liaison with Government quality verification personnel. 
  • Maintains required logs and records. 
  • Ensures work area is maintained in a neat and orderly manner and that all safety rules and regulations are observed. 
  • Aircraft Mechanic III will instruct and assist in training of lower level employees in proper work methods and performance of their job duties. 
  • Performs related duties as assigned, including any and all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification. 
  • Assist other shops/skills as required.

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.


  • Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required.
 Required Skills: Experience on one or more of the following aircraft is required: KC-135, B-52, E-3, E-6, KC-10, or C-130.

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