Fuel Cell Mechanic
Traincroft / TSI Aerospace •
Job Title: Fuel Cell Mechanic
Start Date: 1/29/2018
Location: Greenville, SC
Length of Assignment: 6 months
Pay Rate: $25
Shift: 1st: 0630-1600
Other: US Citizenship Required; Drug test and Background check required; Need your OWN tools
(please be detailed!)
Performs removal, installation, and inspection functions of fuel cells in addition to assembly, and installation of components such as fuel lines, hardware, and fittings on various aircraft. Analyzes various aircraft sealing, structural, and assembly drawings, to detect seal level deficiencies on aircraft. Diagnoses results of leak test to detect drawing, specification, structural and assembly sealing errors. Recommends corrective action necessary to correct deficiencies. Performs disassembly and teardown operations of aircraft fuel systems and related components. Removes fuel cells and components from aircraft, following specific procedures and techniques. Prepares cavity for installation of fuel cells and components. Installs fuel cells and components, following specific procedures and techniques. Uses appropriate pressure test equipment, and make repairs as required. Works from operations shop orders, diagrams, blueprints, engineering orders, mil-specs and verbal instructions. Work with jigs, fixtures, and various tooling, as operations requires. In order to perform the essential functions of this job, the employee is regularly required to perform confined space entry into C-130 and P-3 aircraft fuel tanks, the opening of which is approximately 10” x 16”.
Must be able to read and speak English. Comprehend documents such as safety rules, operating maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.
Mission essential functions and other duties may be assigned as required.
Candidate will provide shadowed toolbox with etched tools per minimum inventory and specifications as detailed by the company.
(Education, years of experience, specific skills or tools, etc.)
• Candidate must possess 3 years aircraft fuel cell experience.
·Candidate must provide tools in accordance with minimum tool listing, shadowed and etched per company policy/procedures.
·Candidate must have the ability to become confined space certified for entry into aircraft fuel tanks with an opening of 10”x16”.
·Candidate must comply with FAA DOT medical requirements for employee performing a safety sensitive function.
Certifications/License Requirements: (ie: A&P, Forklift, etc.)
Requires respirator physical, FAA DOT medical and the ability to become confined space certified. Must be able to become confined space certified for entry into P-3 and/or C-130 Fuel Cells.
Specific Physical Requirements (ie: stand, walk, stoop, etc)
The candidate will be exposed to repetitive movements and work overhead. The candidate will be required to use hands to grasp, handle, and/or feel, reach with hands and arms, talk, and hear. The employee is frequently required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, squat, crawl, twist, and work on or in the aircraft. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb, and balance. The employee must frequently lift and/or push or pull up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or push or pull up to 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus. While performing the essential functions of this job, the employee will be required to wear Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) as needed to perform job tasks. The employee is regularly exposed to vibration. The candidate will be frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles. The candidate must be able to properly use, handle and dispose of hazardous materials, and toxic or caustic chemicals per Government regulations and company procedures. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions, high, precarious places, outside weather conditions and risk of electrical shock. The candidate is required to work in a safe and efficient manner while maintaining a clean, FOD-free work area.
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