T-6 Lead Aircraft Mechanic (A&P)

2018-09-15
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Redstone Arsenal
Alabama
United States

 
Job Summary- Lead T-6 Aircraft Mechanic
 
Lead, direct and coordinate maintenance repairs and modification to aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Schedules work programs; sets time tables, measures progress and redirect efforts as necessary.
  • Assures the quality of all workmanship is in compliance with all applicable directives.
  • Performs organizational and intermediate level maintenance on T-6 aircraft.
  • Responsible for servicing, troubleshooting, repairing and modifying aircraft systems to ensure continued airworthiness on avionics & electrical systems, environmental systems, engines, flight controls and airframe components.
  • Performs repairs using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
  • Reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Performs servicing, troubleshooting and repairs on aviation ground support equipment.
  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components.
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions.
  • Applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.
  • Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
  • A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.
  • The candidate must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike
  • Must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.

Experience & Education

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • 5 years? experience on T-6 aircraft is preferred
  • Knowledge of the use of aircraft hand tools, special tools, and test equipment is required.
  • Must have a working knowledge of aircraft safety requirements and know how to operate portable firefighting equipment.
  • The ability to read, interpret, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications are required.
  • Must possess an FAA A&P certificate.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a secret security clearance and flight line driver?s license

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside
  • Must be physically able to deploy with unit aircraft to overseas locations