This is the journey and second working level for certificated Airframe & Powerplant technicians.
Incumbents at this level work independently and inspect and repair aircraft, engines, components and systems, inspect aircraft and assess for damage, condition and method of repair, and work off site at outlying field stations for extended periods.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
FAA federal aviation regulations pertaining to the maintenance and repair of aircraft; FAA-approved maintenance practices, techniques, and procedures; aircraft shop maintenance operational procedures and fleet aircraft structure, systems, controls, engines and components.
Work independently in a central aviation maintenance facility or work unsupervised off site at outlying field bases for extended periods; perform depot level and field maintenance to aircraft, engines, propellers, rotors, components and systems in accordance with approved procedures; have a thorough working knowledge of all fleet aircraft, engines, and airframe systems; and ability to inspect and determine problems and correct deficiencies, inspect aircraft and systems for continued airworthiness, and return aircraft to service after major and minor maintenance and repair.
Experience & Education
Possession of the following certificates: FAA Airframe & Powerplant Technician’s certificates and a valid class C California drivers license and five years of aerospace industry work experience as a certificated A&P Technician and one year experience working on CDF type specific aircraft.
Military experience may qualify if the level of work and responsibility was equal to that of a certificated A&P Technician.