Aircraft Mechanic I (UH-60 Mechanic Specialty)
Company: DynCorp International
Location: Fort Campbell
Posted on: June 10, 2021
The Aircraft Mechanic I (UH-60 Mechanic Specialty) troubleshoots
malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces
and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power
unit, and ventilation and heating systems.
- 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.
- 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.
- Performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic,
and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines reciprocating
engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and listens to
operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as
sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and components for
cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas,
distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments.
Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion,
corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation,
using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression
checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal)
tester, to locate source of malfunction.
- 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.
- 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, may service engines and
airframe components at line station making repairs, short of
overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition,
may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural,
precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may
specialize in engine repair.
- Perform other duties as requested
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge of equipment related to individual requirements
(UH-60, CH-47, AH-64, OH-58, etc).
- Knowledge of military publications (including electronic
manuals), drawings, blueprints, microfilm, diagrams and schematics
- Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work
specifications is a plus.
- Is required to climb, stand, stoop, bend, stretch, crouch and
work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
- Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 20 pounds.
- Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
- Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of
Experience & Education
- Minimum of four (4) years experience in the field consistent
with the requirements set forth in individual task orders.
- Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or
U.S. military technical school is desired.
- Minimum of four years experience in maintenance, modification
and repair of tactical aircraft systems of the type being serviced
and their associated components is required.
- Valid drivers license required.
- High School Graduate or GED
- Travel may vary from 10% up to 80% of the time, depending on
the site's requirements.
Keywords: DynCorp International, Clarksville , Aircraft Mechanic I (UH-60 Mechanic Specialty), Other , Fort Campbell, Tennessee
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