Job Summary The General Mechanic - Aircraft Rotor/Powertrain Repair supervises, inspects and performs AVUM, AVIM and limited Depot maintenance on aircraft powertrain/rotor systems. Removes and replaces powertrain quills, transmissions adapting parts, rotary wing hubs. Principal Accountabilities (Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
Performs repairs, reassembles, adjusts, balances and aligns powertrain/rotor components, systems and sub systems to include main and tail rotor hub assemblies according to directives.
Applies corrosion preventative procedures.
Cleans, preserves, and stores powertrain/rotor components.
Performs operator maintenance on ground support equipment, common and special tools.
Maintains facilities for storage of returnable and hazardous materials.
Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of aircraft powertrain/rotor systems and subsystems.
Prepares request for turn-ins and repair parts for powertrain/rotor components.
Prepares forms and records related to aircraft maintenance.
Performs other duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
Fluent in English, both speaking and writing.
Advanced knowledge of Microsoft computer programs such as Word, Excel, Access, and Outlook.
Positive attitude and able to work effectively with co-workers, customers, and management.
Experience & Education
Five (5) or more years’ experience performing helicopter powertrain maintenance on assigned aircraft.
Successful completion, and qualification, of the appropriate U.S. Government armed forces aircraft powertrain maintenance course or civilian equivalent training.
Ten (10) or more years’ experience performing maintenance on the assigned helicopter powertrain system preferred.
Five (5) years performing non-destructive inspections on aircraft and related components preferred.
NDI Level II certification preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Capable of lifting 50 lbs.
May be exposed to loud noises.
Wear of hearing and eye protection required while performing some tasks.
Some work outside with temperatures exceeding 120 degrees Fahrenheit with exposure to weather and hazardous conditions.
Extended daily driving periods to remote site could be experienced dependent on employee residence selection.
No travel required
Required Skills: Required Qualifications: • Five (5) years experience performing aircraft Powertrain maintenance. • Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft Powertrain maintenance course or civilian equivalent training. Desired Qualifications: • Ten years experience performing maintenance on AH-64/MD500/UH-60 aircraft Powertrain systems.