MV-22 Osprey, Aircraft Mechanic I

PKL Services, Inc. - MCAS New River, NC3.8

Full-time | CommissionEstimated: $57,000 - $75,000 a year
Position: MV-22 Osprey, Aircraft Mechanic I
Type: Full Time
Location: MCAS New River NC

Date Revised: 09/16/2019

Position: Aircraft Mechanic I

Department: Maintenance

Reports to: Site Manager

Job Code: FTE

Status: Non-Exempt

The Aircraft Mechanic I shall troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft engines, auxiliary power units, fuel systems, and propeller systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft engines, engine components, auxiliary power units, fuel system components, propellers and gearboxes.

The Aircraft Mechanic I shall utilize hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment as required to affect repairs. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers' and NAVAIR maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

This mechanic performs phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines turboshaft engines for air/oil/fuel leaks, inspects turboshaft engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments. The mechanic inspects engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation as necessary, using testing equipment, such as the jet calibration (Jet Cal) tester, to locate source of malfunction.

Job Title:
Aircraft Mechanic I

Tasks and Responsibilities:
1. This mechanic’s work may involve: replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist assembly, 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.

2. Job duties require that this mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs daily, preflight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

3. This mechanic supervises the towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily. This mechanic may service engines and airframe components at the organizational level while making repairs, short of overhaul, to keep the aircraft in safe operating condition.

4. Any and all other duties as assigned by the Program Manager/Site Manager.

Experience Requirement:
1. Shall possess five (5) years of maintenance, modification, and repair experience of which two 2 years of experience is required on V-22 aircraft or possess equivalent industry experience such as Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) or Federal Communication Commission (FCC) license or greater.

2. Must have the technical ability required to be certified as a MV-22 Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI) within his first 90 days of employment.

3. Must possess the ability to work independently, without technical guidance, to perform all tasks outlined in the Interactive Electronic Maintenance Manual (IETM).

4. Will be familiar with all publications relevant to the maintenance of the MV-22 appropriate to the assignment and have a thorough practical and theoretical knowledge of the equipment/systems.

5. Will possess knowledge of the learning process and how to transfer technical knowledge to less qualified personnel, including the ability to express thought in both oral and written communications.

6. Correctly use color-coded charts of aircraft plumbing. Correctly interpret schematic diagrams. Correctly interpret applicable technical data. Correctly demonstrate use and care of power tools, test equipment and precision measuring devices in the maintenance and repair of aircraft.

7. Must have prior experience and ability to attain the following certifications:

APU Qualified
Blade Fold Wing Stow (BFWS)
Brake Rider
Egress Certification
Tow Qualified
Fuel Surveillance, Flight Line (FL)
8. Will acquire all Support Equipment licenses that are required to perform daily tasks to include:

A/M42-2A Light Cart
A/S32A-45 Tow Tractor
BT-400-46 Pre-Heater (or legacy equivalent)
Flight Line Utility Vehicles (aka Mighty Mites)
ACU-20/M Air Compressor
65A102-J1 Corrosion Cart

Required education/skills background:
High School Diploma or equivalent.
Must be authorized to work in the U.S.
Shall be a U.S. citizen with DOD CAC card privileges to ensure access to flight line work spaces and critical information systems.
Working knowledge of the COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2C.
Knowledge of Naval Aviation Maintenance Procedures (NAMP) publications and Maintenance Requirement Cards (MRCs).
Ability to document maintenance utilizing the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Information System (NALCOMIS).
Correctly demonstrate use and care of power tools, test equipment and precision measuring devices in the maintenance and repair of aircraft.

Physical Demands:
This position requires normal physical functions. Work may require frequent bending, reaching and climbing. May frequently lift and carry items weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally lift heavier items with the assistance of other workers. Work may be performed on top or under equipment in cramped or awkward positions, including the MV-22 cockpit. Normal color/depth perception required. Routine lifting in excess of OSHA standards is required in accordance with standard USMC procedures.

Work Environment (ADA):
May be required to work in areas in or near a hangar/ flight line that may be noisy at times. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. May be required to wear personal protective equipment when in or passing through a hazardous area.

Office environment
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
PKL Services is an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer to include EOE/Minorities/ Females/Vet/Disabled.