G100 / C-38 Aircraft Mechanic - Military veterans preferred

2018-10-31
DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Other

/yr

  full-time   employee


Patuxent River
Maryland
United States

 
Job Summary
 
The Aircraft Mechanic (General/Structural/Avionic/Electrical) troubleshoots malfunctions in various aircraft systems and performs general mechanical maintenance of the assigned aircraft. Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness.
 
Principal Accountabilities
  • Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand-tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet-metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
  • Read and interpret manufacturers' and service maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Examine engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves.
  • Inspect turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks.
  • Test engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, and ammeter, to locate source of malfunction.
  • Replace or repair worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, and magnetos, using  hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
  • Remove engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.
  • Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
  • Repair or replace defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
  • Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring systems and aircraft accessories.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
  • May service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition. 
  • May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies.
  • May specialize in engine repair. 
  • Perform other qualified duties as required.
Knowledge & Skills
  • Knowledge of military publications, drawings, blueprints and microfilm.
  • 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.  
  • 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 diploma
  • Minimum four (4) years recent experience in relevant aircraft/systems.
  • A&P License/FAA Certification preferred.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 75 pounds.
  • Work may be outdoors in 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.
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • May work in maintenance shop or outside.

Travel

  • Travel between work locations may be required.