Aircraft Mechanic III
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
The Aircraft Mechanic III maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty.
- 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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