Fort Polk South, Louisiana

Job Summary

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic II LUH-72 performs the full range of military tactical aircraft maintenance and maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty.

Principal Accountabilities

(Typical duties include the following, although specific duties vary by assignment or contract)
  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components.
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.
  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals.
  • Requires working knowledge of technical publications.
  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
  • Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.
  • Services and lubricates aircraft and subsystems.
  • Safely prepares aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services.
  • Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections.
  • Performs limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required.
  • Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.
  • Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate problems by interpreting technical documentation such as aircraft Technical Manuals, Maintenance Information and Action Messages and all technical guidance provided through government official representatives.
  • Uses a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
  • Uses a knowledge of electrical theory and of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Participates in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
  • Uses a working knowledge of technical publications and the Government STAMIS to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • Receives technical assistance, as required, from higher-level technician.
  • Prioritize workloads and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
  • Inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Aircraft Mechanic I.
  • May be designated as a Foreign Object Elimination/Foreign Object Debris (FOE/FOD) Program Administrator.
  • As qualified and when required can perform non-crew member duties.
  • When selected, qualified and trained IAW contact requirements will perform aircraft condition evaluations (ACE) inspection duties.
  • When required can use Respiratory Protective Equipment (RPE) for job duties.
  • Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.

Minimum Requirements

  • Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired, certification of education level is required.
  • Valid up-to-date A&P license; and (2) two years aviation maintenance experience, (3) three years rotary wing aircraft experience, and (2) two years on the assigned MDS is required. All experience must be within the (5) five most recent years is required.
  • MDS experience may be waived if you are undergoing, or have completed, the Contractor's Government approved On-the-Job Training (OJT) program.
  • Must be able to Read, Write and Communicate effectively in English
  • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and software applications.
  • Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.

Preferred Qualifications

Knowledge & Skills
  • Broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Working knowledge of technical publications and Logistics Information Systems.
  • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
  • Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.
  • Shall possess the level of experience necessary to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by skill class Mechanic I and must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions.
  • Shall have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, repair procedures and replacement of parts: requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Shall have basic knowledge of electrical theory.
  • Shall have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
  • Shall have a working knowledge of making entries in aircraft logbooks & records, military technical publications, and the Army's Unit Level Logistics Aviation Information System, ULLS-AE.
  • The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
  • All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements
  • When assigned to Engine Specialized Repair Activity, must hold a valid (current) FAA Powerplant license.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment
  • Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds.
  • Will be required to handle dirty parts and lubricants.
  • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).
  • May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
  • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.
  • May work in maintenance shop or outside.
  • Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.

Travel
  • May be required to travel domestically and internationally on short notice, to austere environments, under harsh living conditions.

Fort Polk South, Louisiana

Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

Our leading technologies and repeatable processes are delivered by experts with a record of optimizing the quality and cost-effectiveness of support. Using tools such as our Facility Asset Management & Operations Services (FAMOS™) model, we integrate diverse operational elements into a single, unified approach providing control and visibility. This allows us to increase operational readiness and extend the life of critical facilities and equipment.

Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

Key Services:

  • Equipment O&M/Asset Management
  • Facility O&M and Range Support
  • Global Logistics/Supply Chain Management
  • IT/Network Support
  • Satellite Communications
  • Unmanned Systems

 

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