The KC-130J Aircraft Mechanic III will troubleshoot and or repair malfunctions in the aircraft airframes and power plant systems and all other supporting aircraft systems that require general aviation mechanical skills and knowledge. Perform assigned maintenance to specified KC-130J standards, to in
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Vertex Aerospace - Aircraft Mechanic III KC-130J

Vertex Aerospace • 
Kuwait, Al Kuwayt Kuwait, International, International
Position Type: Permanent
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The KC-130J Aircraft Mechanic III will troubleshoot and or repair malfunctions in the aircraft airframes and power plant systems and all other supporting aircraft systems that require general aviation mechanical skills and knowledge. Perform assigned maintenance to specified KC-130J standards, to include performing calibration procedures and required functional tests in support of the KAF 4790 manual series. Performance abilities will include maintenance and serviceability procedures to supporting components, to include landing gear, flight control, hydraulics, engine, and propeller, component removal, inspection, and reinstallation. In the course of assigned duties will apply a thorough knowledge of airframes and power plants engineering principles, techniques, and methods in the maintainability of existing equipment and systems. Possess competent abilities in the use and application of hand tools, power tools, and associated precision measuring equipment used in support of system testing, evaluation, and operation. Possess the ability to read and interpret manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, diagrams, schematics, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
1. Troubleshoots and /or repairs malfunctions in the aircraft airframes and power plants systems and all other supporting aircraft systems that require general aviation mechanical skills and knowledge, performing assigned maintenance in compliance with established directives and specified KC-130J MRC/MIMs, to include performing calibration procedures and required functional tests.

2. Performance abilities include maintenance and serviceability procedures to supporting components, including landing gear, flight control, hydraulics, engine, and propeller, component removal, inspection, and reinstallation.
 
3. Apply a thorough knowledge of airframes and power plants engineering principles, techniques, and methods in the maintainability of existing KC-130J equipment and systems.
 
4. Possess competent abilities in the use and application of hand tools, power tools, and associated precision measuring equipment used in support of system testing, evaluation, and operation, to include complying with established local tool control programs.
 
5. Read and interpret manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, diagrams, schematics, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
 
6. Review, interpret, and apply the assigned maintenance manual procedures in support of assigned maintenance actions. Apply practical knowledge of wiring schematics and the interpretation of technical data contained within those schematics and/or sources of maintenance data.
 
7. Provides a working knowledge of airframes and power plant systems to include; aircraft modification procedures and experience with specific airframe, hydraulic, engine, and propeller systems, systems integration, system/component failure analysis, inspection, repair, and testing of airframes and power plant systems.
 
8. Use illustrated parts breakdowns (IPBs) to determine material requirements, research associated part numbers, and order parts to complete maintenance actions.
 
9. Perform periodic inspections as required by Maintenance Requirement Cards (MRCs) and as directed through Maintenance Control.
 
10. Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance actions, to include cross-training in all required essential technical specialties, to facilitate the removal, inspection, repair/replacement, installation, and test procedures of aircraft component parts, survival equipment, pneumatic systems, environmental control systems, fuel systems, avionics systems, and all associated airframes and power plants equipment systems.
 
11. Performs special, hourly, conditional, and phase maintenance/isochronal inspections as required by Maintenance Instruction Manuals (MIMs), Maintenance Requirement Cards (MRCs), manufacturer’s specifications, and all applicable directives, orders, and instructions.
 
12. Interpret MIMs and all associated maintenance publications, orders, and directives to perform maintenance and use processes to document such maintenance actions, ensuring the accurate entry of data into the locally used computer database system.
 
13. Inspect, control, and prevent corrosion of aircraft metals and system components using established and approved procedures.
 
14.Checkout and operate all necessary support equipment for flight line maintenance of established maintenance procedures.
  
15. Conduct off station maintenance when required.
 
Job Requirements:

1. Must be able to adhere to and comply with all Kuwaiti Labor and Immigration requirements.

2.Must be United States (U.S.) citizen, have a high school diploma or equivalent, be able to read, write, and understand the English language.
3.Must be able to obtain a United States Passport. If in possession off a United States Passport, it must have minimum 24 months’ validity.
4. Must have a valid U.S. Driver’s License.
5. Minimum of four years maintenance experience with C-130J Airframes / Power Plants Systems.
6. Have a working knowledge of first aid procedures to be used in an emergency.
7. Have a strong knowledge base of COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series aviation maintenance program instruction, and understand how the outlined policies and procedures apply to the troubleshooting, repair, and maintenance of aircraft and associated systems.
8. Have a strong knowledge base of aviation maintenance programs, processes, and procedures (example: Safety, Tool Control, HAZMAT, inspection programs, administrative requirements, support equipment, calibration/torque programs & procedures).
9. Must be willing to administrate, maintain, and manage maintenance programs (ex. Tool Control, HAZMAT, FOD, MetCal, etc…) as required by local policies.
10. Must be able to obtain / maintain the following required certifications / qualifications:
 
Hydraulic Contamination certification“I” Level & “O” Level Tire & Wheel certificationAuxiliary Power Unit (APU) run qualificationApplicable Support Equipment licensingCollateral Duty Inspector (CDI) qualificationCollateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) qualificationMust have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely follow instructions when directed on assigned tasks.Must have skills and aptitude to cross train and/or support other maintenance technicians in completing assigned maintenance actions; to include but not limited to the performance and completion of daily inspections (including the ability to inspect / sign off on all associated aircraft maintenance / MOS specialties); marshalling / recovering aircraft, fueling, towing, mooring, and conducting post flight procedures to ensure aircraft are properly secured upon completion of maintenance.Perform as a team member, contributing to the success of the C-130J maintenance department.Dependable and timely in managing assigned tasks, perform consistent quality maintenance.Proven ability to work independently with minimal direction.
Must be able to lift 20 lbs. routinely and 50 lbs. on occasion.
 
Environmental conditions are diverse and could range anywhere from an office environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to an environment where inclement weather may subject individuals to severe changes in temperature, less than adequate lighting, dust and wind. On occasion individuals may be required to work in areas where high noise hazards will prevail and hearing protection is required.
 
Salary Range: Neg-Neg
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Job Ident #: AIRCR02066
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