PAE, Inc Aircraft Mechanic in CFT North Island, California
Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World
The Power Plant Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in anti-icing, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems.
1) Read and interpret manufacturer and maintenance manuals, OPNAV 4790, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
2) Perform 200-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
3) Examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, inspects turbine engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments.
4) Inspects aircraft 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, and ammeter to locate source of malfunction.
5) Work involves: replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as alternators, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, blades and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or crane, 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.
6) Adjusts, repairs, or replaces aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and corrosion prevention of aircraft.
7) Supervise and participate in the jacking and towing of aircraft.
8) Enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily.
9) May service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition.
10) May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.
11) Additional duties include:
· Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program.
· Obtain Collateral Duty Inspector or Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative qualification.
· Comply with all safety requirements.
· Handling and disposing of Hazmat.
· Participate and qualify in Aviation gas free program.
· Obtain all support equipment licenses required to perform job.
12) Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
High School diploma or equivalent.
Minimum three (3) years of actual and recent O level H-60S/R/F/H Aircraft Maintenance experience is required or equivalent rotary aircraft experience.
Good oral and written communication skills; working knowledge of word-processing and integrated software applications; organizational skills and ability to perform detail-oriented work are required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC).
Prior experience with U.S. Naval repair maintenance operations on military aircraft highly preferred.
Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.
Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.
Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.
Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Work is performed in a shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close spaces and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers 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, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 40-45 pounds and occasionally in excess of 50 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.
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