Weapons Mechanic I - A-10 - Military veterans preferred
2018-11-17 DynCorp Recruiting (www.dyn-intl.com)
Davis Monthan Afb Arizona United States
Maintains A-10 weapon systems in accordance with technical data requirements. Performs tasks under minimum supervision. Coordinates maintenance activities with Mechanic II shop personnel as required.
Uses schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publication in operating, testing, removing, troubleshooting and replacing aircraft system components.
Complies with the requirements of the FOD prevention, housekeeping, tool control, environmental and safety programs.
Performs aircraft conditional inspections.
Operates ground support equipment documents/reports discrepancies prior to use.
Performs all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft.
Completes all necessary manual and automated records required by USAF and Company directives.
Orders parts and supplies as needed.
Install and remove armament related suspension equipment, launchers, adapters, etc on aircraft to support configuration requirements.
Install and remove all armament equipment to facilitate other maintenance.
Follows technical data, manuals, regulations, and other maintenance directives as required.
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Participates in towing and movement of aircraft in performing maintenance activities.
Knowledge & Skills
A working knowledge of jet aircraft systems and of the use of common aircraft hand tools and special tools are required. A working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and the operation of portable fire-fighting equipment are required.
Special Certifications Desired:
APU Operation, Clear Red X on A-10 Primary AFSC, and Clear In-Process Inspections on A-10 Primary AFSC.
Special Certifications Required:
Sign All Condition Tags, and Sign Not Reparable This Station tags.
Must complete local Air Force Weapons Standardization certification courses to meet minimum qualifications to perform primary assigned duties.
Experience & Education
Eighteen (18) months of general aircraft maintenance experience is required.
Experience will include troubleshooting systems to component level and repairing mechanical and electromechanical components.
Also, experience will include repairing line replaceable units to component level.
One (1) year experience in the past three (3) calendar years on A-10 aircraft required.
Technicians who do not meet minimum experience requirements have 180 days from the date of hire to complete the corresponding 5-Level core tasks as listed in the Site Training Business Area 2W151 Air Force Specialty Code Master Training Plan.
Completion of high school or the equivalent is required. The ability to read and write and to comprehend technical data is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
Must be able to lift a minimum weight of 50 lbs.
Stand for prolonged periods of time.
Have the ability to climb ladders and stairs.
Normal color vision is required.
Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.
May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
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.