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Aircraft Mechanic III-3
V-22 Osprey experience preferred!
Responsible for inspecting, training personnel, and performing
organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance and
modification on contract units, sub-systems, support equipment and
related weapons system. Advise team members and solve unusual
maintenance problems by analysis and test engines, pneudraulic,
fuel, electrical/electronic systems, etc.
Essential Responsibilities include but not limited
Performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and
other hourly or calendar inspections, examines engines for oil
leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose
malfunctions, inspects jet engines and components for cracks,
corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions,
security, warping, wear, and missing segments.
Replaces and repairs damaged components, uses hand tools,
gauges, and tests equipment.
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.
Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds equipment and engine components,
fuel systems (including cells, tanks and fuel/metering control
systems), and functional components using hand tools, power tools,
welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.
Reads and interprets maintenance manuals, service bulletins,
technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to
determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing
malfunctioning or damaged components.
Diagnoses malfunctions, isolate causes and correct breaks.
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.
Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, alternators,
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,
instruments, electrical/electronics, fuel/oil systems,
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
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 all other position related duties as assigned or
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
High school graduate or equivalent is desirable. Five (5)
years actual and recent, systems experience desired; Three (3)
Requires electronics specialty. Thorough knowledge of
technical publications related to weapon systems and vehicles. Must
have knowledge of the scope and limitation of various categories of
maintenance and their application to the contract unit. Must know
theory and principles of engine operations; accessories and
components; electrical and electronic; pneudraulic; and mechanical
principles. Knowledge of sheet metal, properties of materials,
fuels, and oils. Must be able to read, interpret and use
manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, blueprints,
wiring and schematic diagrams, data tables and other specifications
to determine feasibility and method to repair or replace
malfunctioning or damaged components. Must be able to inspect,
repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment.
Must be able to obtain and maintain Government security
Must have qualifications and schooling prior to employment.
If military experience, provide JST. If A&P License, provide
May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation
Must read, write, speak, and understand English.
PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity
Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for
employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender,
national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status,
ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure,
medical condition including genetic characteristics or information,
veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the
essential functions of the job can be performed with or without
reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under
federal, state, or local law.
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