BASIC FUNCTION SUMMARY
Performs hydraulic system, structural and sheet metal repairs and modifications to aircraft, accessories and associated equipment. Must be knowledgeable with the operation and maintenance of hydraulic/structural metal equipment and machinery. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge and experience to solve hydraulic/structural repair problems. Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction to employees in the Aircraft Airframes Mechanic classification.
Possess in depth knowledge of aircraft hydraulic/structural maintenance practices, applicable maintenance/ technical manuals and publications, basic tools, special tools, test equipment and the operation and maintenance of structural repair equipment and machinery. Must have working knowledge of corrosion detection, prevention and treatment. May be required to perform Leadman duties when designated and authorized.
Must be customer oriented.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
·Inspects hydraulic systems, structural repairs, modifications, removal, replacement and reinstallation actions; part fabrication; layouts, templates, etc., inspect for structural integrity, quality and completeness of work.
·Troubleshoot, service and repair aircraft, airframes and systems to ensure air-worthiness.
·Determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components using manufacturer’s manuals, service bulleting and applicable publications.
·Performs miscellaneous duties to include turn flushing, cleaning, lubing of aircraft systems and components.
·Sets-up, trouble shoot, repair, and demonstrate correct usage of shop metal working equipment, hand tools, powered tools, fastener installation tooling and fixtures that are
used for aircraft hydraulic/structural maintenance.
·Develops, designs, recommends, and determines structural repair and replacement requirements and procedures to include but not limited to fastener and material type, damaged area cutouts, etc.
·Develops, designs, recommends, inspects and determines metal, plastic, phenolic and fiberglass part fabrication procedures and template requirements to include layout,
fastener and material type, quality and completeness of work.
·Assists in P&E report preparation.
·Sets-up and uses sight levels and transits. Performs aircraft optical alignment checks as required.
·Assist in weighing aircraft and completes weight and balance data configurations reports/forms.
·Use schematics, drawings, charts and other applicable publications to troubleshoot, repair, test and modify assigned systems.
·Performs flight control and landing gear rigging.
·Be able to become aircraft turn-up certified as directed by management.
·Repair, replace major aircraft structures such as wings, fuselage, and landing gear systems.
·Assist in the removal and replacement of aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment.
·Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required.
·Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.
·Performs aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections.
·Be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed by management.
·Perform other tasks as directed by management.
·Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.
·Maintains and/or completes required records and applicable maintenance forms.
·Become CDI/CDQAR certified as directed by management to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.
·Performs daily duties normally associated with this specialty.
·Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.
·Comply with Hazardous Waste Program.
·Operates SE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.
·Qualified to perform corrosion detection, treatment, prevention and documentation Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.
·Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF, Work Orders in NALCOMIS/OOMA.
·Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures. Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials and equipment as required.
·Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.
·Keeps shop area clean and participate in daily hanger cleanups.