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Aircraft Mechanic I job at DynCorp International in Ft Riley KS
Description, duties, responsibilities
TheAircraft Mechanic Itroubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure landing gear flight surfaces and controls anti-icing pneudraulic engines auxiliary power unit and ventilation and heating systems.
(Typical duties include the following although specific duties vary by assignment or contract.)
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 burntvalves 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. This worker may be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Knowledge and Skills
Knowledge of aircraft avionics systems troubleshooting repair procedures and replacement of parts.
Thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools.
Working knowledge of avionics systems including maintenance parameters systems operation limitations and technical orders.
Ability to read and interpret avionics and electrical drawings is preferred.
Ability to use hand tools power tools machines.
Experience and Education
High School degree or equivalent required.
Two (2) or more years actual and recent experience in Avionics repair and modification 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.
Some domestic travel may be required.
Job: Aviation / Support
Title: Aircraft Mechanic I (Avionics/Electrical)
Location: UNITED STATES-KANSAS-FORT RILEY
Requisition ID: BSR1901826
DynCorp International is an Equal Opportunity Employer of Minorities/Women/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veterans. DynCorp International provides reasonable accommodation for qualified individuals in accordance with applicable federal law. The company will provide reasonable accommodation for the known physical or mental limitations of qualified employees and applicants with disabilities unless doing so would impose an undue hardship on the companys operations. Applicants who need a reasonable accommodation during the employment application process should contact 817-###-####. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation should call this number.
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