AH-64, CH-47, OH-58, H-60This mechanic maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, maintainsand repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals. Mechanic must have a thoroughknowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to leadteams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.Expectedduties include - Repairs and replaces aircraft structural components to include stringers,longerons, bulkheads, beams and aircraft skin according to drawings,blueprints, directives, technical manuals and safety procedures. Fabricatestructural parts, forming blocks, and shapes metal using stretching, shrinking,and other metal forming techniques. Mixes and applies fiberglass materials.Make emergency and permanent repairs to transparent plastic windows andenclosures. Use common measuring tools, precision measuring gages, andalignment fixtures to perform structural repairs. Balances fixed-wing aircraftcontrols such as flags and ailerons. Mixes and applies primers and paints toaircraft surfaces. Apply corrosion control treatment to aircraft metals.Requisitions and maintains shop and bench stock for repair of aircraftstructures. Uses and performs operator maintenance on common and special tools.Prepare forms and records related to aircraft maintenance and use applicableSTAMIS systems.
Military service schooling, FAA license or equivalent shall berequired to perform duties
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