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Aircraft Mechanic I Sheet Metal Featured

Joint Base Lewis Mcchord, Washington
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Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic I (Sheetmetal/Structural Specialty) troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure landing gear flight surfaces and controls anti-icing pneudraulic engines auxiliary power unit and ventilation and heating systems.

Principal Accountabilities

  • 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 jetcalibration (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 and 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 is mandatory.

  • Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work specifications is a plus.

Physical Requirements

  • 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 mechanical devices.

Experience and Education

  • High school diploma or equivalent is required; U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired.

  • Shall have a valid up-to-date A&P license; if no A&P license must have (3) three years aviation maintenance experience (2) two years rotary wing aircraft experience and (2) two years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS) is required. All experience must be within the (6) six most recent years is required.

  • MDS experience may be waived if you are undergoing or have completed the Contractors Government approved On-the-Job Training (OJT) program.

  • All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements

  • Completion of U.S. military tactical aircraft maintenance or U.S. military technical school is desired.

  • Minimum of four (4) years experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in individual task orders.

  • 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.

  • When assigned to Engine Specialized Repair Activity must hold a valid (current) FAA Powerplant license. if applicable

  • When assigned to operate Flexible Engine Diagnostic System (FEDS). Shall have Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Powerplant License. If no FAA Powerplant License then shall have minimum five years documented as a Flexible Engine. if applicable

  • Diagnostic System (FEDS) operator. if applicable

  • DoD EPA Refrigerant Processing Certificate Section 608 Technician Certification (Universal) or Minimum Type II desirable. if applicable

  • Valid drivers license required.


  • Travel may vary from 10% up to 80% of the time depending on the sites requirements.

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Aircraft Mechanic I Sheet Metal

Location: Joint Base Lewis Mcchord WA

Industry: Aviation
Occupational Category: AP Mechanic
Hours: Full-time, 40 hours per week
Salary: USD 0

Description: DynCorp International seeks a Aircraft Mechanic I Sheet Metal.

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic I (Sheetmetal/Structural Specialty) troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure landing gear flight surfaces and controls anti-icing pneudraulic engines auxiliary power unit and ventilation and heating systems.

Principal Accountabilities

Knowledge and Skills

Physical Requirements

Experience and Education



Educational requirements:

Experience requirements:

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Date Posted: 2020-5-22

Please Apply by: 2020-6-7