Ah 64 Aircraft Mechanic Ft Wainwright Alaska Hot
- Ft Wainwright, Alaska
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Ah 64 Aircraft Mechanic Alaska job at Amentum in Ft Wainwright AK
Description, duties, responsibilities
The AH-64 Aircraft Mechanic I (AH-64 Armament/Electrical 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 airlines 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.
+ A valid up-to-date A&P license is preferred but not required.
+ Required to have three (3) years aviation maintenance experience two (2) years rotary wing aircraft experience and two (2) years on the assigned AH-64 Mission Design Series (MDS).
+ All experience must be within the six most recent years.
+ All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements.
+ Must be able to obtain/maintain a NAC-I (T1) Public Trust Security Clearance.
+ Valid Drivers License Required.
+ Must provide own tools/toolbox. Toolbox must be shadowed and tools etched with PID.
+ Knowledge of equipment related to individual requirements (AH-64).
+ Knowledge of military publications (including electronic manuals) drawings blueprints microfilm diagrams and schematics is mandatory.
+ Is required to climb stand stoop bend stretch crouch and work in tiring and uncomfortable position.
+ Frequently lifts parts and equipment up to 25 pounds.
+ Occasionally lifts objects up to 50 pounds.
+ Most heavy lifting is accomplished through the use of mechanical devices.
+ Work is performed in a shop environment that is moderately lighted heated and ventilated. Is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruised from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts in shop area.
+ While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger handle or feel; and talk or hear.
+ The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop kneel crouch or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions.
+ The employee is occasionally required to sit climb or balance
+ Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work specifications is a plus.
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