Aircraft Mechanic 1 UH-60 Mechanic/Electrician Specialty
Posted on: January 13, 2022
The Aircraft Mechanic I (UH-60 Mechanic/Electrician Specialty)
troubleshoot 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 airline's 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.
Knowledge & 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
Knowledge of military and/or company forms required by work
specifications is a plus.
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
Travel may vary from 10% up to 80% of the time, depending on the
Minimum Requirements :
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.
Valid driver's license required.
High School Graduate or GED.
Keywords: Amentum, Yakima , Aircraft Mechanic 1 UH-60 Mechanic/Electrician Specialty, Engineering , Yakima, Washington
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