Aircraft Mechanic I (23021): Aircraft Mechanics I must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Makes repairs to aircraft and follows direction of higher graded workers. The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneumatic, hydraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Work involves replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Job duties require that this mechanic adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. Supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and specialize in engine repair. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May require specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft systems related disciplines.
Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) licensing of contractor employee technical proficiency is not required.
Skill and Knowledge: Shall have the ability to troubleshoot malfunctions in various aircraft systems and be able to perform general “O” Level, Limited “I” and “D” Level maintenance support and possess one or more of the specialties of the assigned aircraft below:
Power Plants and related Sub-Systems, Fuel and Air Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems, Rotor Systems, Flight Control Systems, and Transmission Drive Systems
Responsibility: Performs requirements in accordance with the procedures established in the PWS. Performs diagnosis and corrective actions, disassembles, inspects, evaluates, and accomplishes necessary repairs, lays out work according to technical instructions and technical directives. Determines what repairs, modifications, and part replacements are required. May be required to verify work performed by another for which he/she is qualified to perform.
1. Troubleshoot malfunctions in Power Plants and related Sub-Systems, Fuel and Air Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems, Rotor Systems, Flight Control Systems, and Transmission Drive Systems
2. Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft components/sub components to include rigging of flight control
3. Read and interpret manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
4. Perform phase, scheduled, unscheduled, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections
5. Perform preflight, thru flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, launch and recover aircraft, and Preventive Maintenance Daily Inspections
6. Use chemical sealants
7. Requisition repair parts, materials, and consumable supplies through military supply system
8. Perform other tasks as directed
1. Aviation Machinist Mate (AD) “C” school (Helos)
2. MQ-8 qualification or experience
3. Five or more years’ MQ-8 rotary wing experience
4. Familiarity and ability to use military tech manuals
5. Four or more years’ experience with NALCOMIS/OOMA
6. Basic Corrosion Control Course
7. Automated Track and Balancing System (ATABS) Course (NATEC provides)
8. Trained Plane Captain within 6 months of hire
Minimum (Basic) Qualifications:
1. Aviation Machinist Mate (AD) “A” school or equivalent
2. Two years aviation maintenance experience.
3. Must be able to work day or night shift schedule as required IAW PWS
4. Must be able to work M-F or as required IAW PWS
5. Must be able to pass a background check
6. All Contractors are required to have a Common Access Card (CAC) and shall be required to pass the equivalent of a trustworthy National Agency Check plus Written Inquiries with Credit Check (NACI), IAW DTM-08-003 “Next Generation Common Access Card (CAC) Implementation Guidance”, or latest guidance, at no additional cost to the Government, prior to being allowed to work.
7. Active Secret clearance required prior to performing Quality Assurance duties if assigned.
8. Must be able to climb ladders, raised platforms, and aircraft.
9. Must be able to use hand and power tools
10. Must have dexterity to handle small parts
11. Must be able to deploy to support off station exercises and perform other support duties as assigned
12. Trained to perform Aircraft Movement Crew duties within 1 month of hire
13. Trained to operate Support Equipment within 90 days of hire
14. Must complete Airfield Safety/Vehicle Operator training within 90 days of hire
Employment is contingent on a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.