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Aircraft Mechanic I

Task Description:

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, pneudraulic, 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.

Skill and Knowledge: Shall have the ability to perform F414-GE-400 Engine, Afterburner Module, Module Repair, and Test Cell. The Contractor shall perform inspection and repairs to the engine, engine modules, afterburner module, and test cell support equipment in accordance with applicable maintenance instructions.

Task Requirements:

  1. Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft propulsion/engine and fuel systems.
  2. Repair, replace components/sub components of engine controls.
  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. Use chemical sealants.
  5. Requisition repair parts, materials, and consumable supplies through military supply system.
  6. Aircraft engine inspections.
  7. Complete engine and engine module tear down and build-up.
  8. General engine maintenance.
  9. CAT III Crane Operator.
  10. Maintenance action documentation via logs, records, forms, and electronic means.
  11. Corrosion Control.
  12. Preservation/depreservation.
  13. SE planned maintenance and pre-operational inspections.
  14. Technical Directive and compliance and modifications.
  15. Fabrication of aircraft/equipment components.
  16. Complies with accepted safety practices and procedures.
  17. Work requires hand and eye coordination.
  18. Work requires hand and eye coordination.
  19. Required to work closely with and be supervised by Active Duty military personnel.
  20. Perform shift work and/or overtime as required.
  21. Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Personnel Qualifications:

  1. Five or more years F414-GE-400 experience
  2. Seven or more years experience as aviation powerplant mechanic.
  3. Familiarity and ability to use military tech manuals.
  4. Experience with NALCOMIS/OOMA

Minimum (Basic) Personnel Qualifications:

  1. Must be able to work 1st or 2nd shift schedule or as required.
  2. Must be able work flexible work-week schedules i.e. M-F or as required.
  3. Must be able to pass a background check.
  4. Must be able to obtain favorable National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI).
  5. Must be able to climb ladders, raised platforms, and aircraft.
  6. Must be able to use hand and power tools.
  7. Must have dexterity to handle small parts.
  8. Must be able to support off station exercises and perform other support duties as assigned.
  9. Employee must be able to work long hours in excess of eight hours per day and forty hours per week.
  10. 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, prior to being allowed to work under task order PWS.


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