Aircraft Mechanic I (AV-8B) Power Plant Worker)

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic I (Power Plant) is required to maintain and service the applicable aircraft engines and related systems/components as required in support of the program in accordance with applicable publications and governing instructions.
Principle Accountabilities
Services, repairs and overhauls aircraft to ensure airworthiness.
Repairs, replaces and rebuilds aircraft engines and related components, such as installation and removal of QEC gear, replacement of FMU, Fuel controls, gearboxes, utilizing hand tools, power tools, as required to assist senior Aircraft Mechanics.
Reads and interprets manufacturer's publications, maintenance manuals, service bulletins and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
Assists in the inspection of engines and engine components for fluid leaks, cracks and other damage.
Assists in troubleshooting, removal, replacement and repair of aircraft engine system components.
Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft systems.
Knowledge & Skills
Knowledge of the use of aircraft hand tools, special tools, and test equipment is required.
Must have a working knowledge of aircraft safety requirements and know how to operate portable firefighting equipment.
Experience & Education
The candidate must have completed the Navy Class "C" school in power plants and related systems (3 years? organizational level experience may be substituted for the Class "C" school.)
Must have a minimum of 3 years? experience in Organizational Level power plant maintenance
Tow tractor license is strongly desired.
Must have a high school diploma or GED.
Must have a valid drivers? license and be eligible to qualify for and able to maintain a secret level clearance.
Recent experience with F-18A-F, EA-18G, MH-60S or AV-8B aircraft strongly preferred.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
May work in aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, APU, etc.
Job: Aviation / Support
Title: Aircraft Mechanic I (AV-8B) Power Plant Worker)
Requisition ID: 1802518

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