Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE) Mechanic II - Military veterans preferred

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  full-time   employee

United States

Job Summary
Plans, directs, organizes, and evaluates Aircrew Flight Equipment operations pertaining to equipment accountability, personnel reliability, mobility, and other such activities required to meet operational readiness; associated databases shall be maintained to ensure equipment accountability.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Establishes performance standards.
  • Improves work methods, and advises on inspection, repair, and repacking of aircrew flight equipment.
  • Ensures serviceability based on required specifications and technical publications.
  • Evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, rubber equipment, and parachutes.
  • Performs other duties as requested.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Knowledge of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
  • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • A working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and the operation of portable fire-fighting equipment are required.

Experience & Education

  • Four (4) or more years actual and recent experience in the repair, maintenance, modification and overhaul of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
  • High school diploma or the equivalent is required.
  • Completion of specialized courses is required.
  • The ability to read, write and to comprehend data is required.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment


Physical Requirements:

  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications
  • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • Normal color vision is required.
  • Possession of a valid driver’s license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.

Work Environment:

  • May work in aircraft maintenance hangar, shop or outside.
  • Must be able to work in a shop that the environment is drafty, noisy and dirty.
  • 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 operating equipment, 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.