The needed General Mechanics will have the necessary knowledge and experience to perform aircraft daily, hourly, periodical hangar / line scheduled aircraft maintenance / inspections along with the aptitude and expertise to perform, troubleshoot and repair unscheduled aircraft maintenance issues as needed / directed. They will configure aerospace vehicles and bench test equipment. Troubleshoot complex pneumatic, hydraulic and electrical systems to isolate mechanical or electrical faults and repair faulty components. Selected candidates will perform validation/verification testing of systems and components. Document procedures and establish processes to ensure contractual and regulatory compliance (e.g., repairs, test results, applicable modifications and inspection results). Inspect components and verify repairs for flight worthiness requirements. Oversee training and work under general direction. The desired candidate will also be experienced at towing, securing, performing operational, pre- / thru- / post- flight checks as well as fueling/defueling aircraft. Each candidate should be able to:
• Communicate with on-site manager, A&P IA supervisors, and co-workers in a timely, effective way
• Work on own as well function as part of a team
• Assure inspections, maintenance and repairs are done in accordance with procedures described in the company’s FAA Repair Station Manuals as well as with FAA Regulations and manufacturer instructions
• Understand and work within restrictions of Air Force AFI 21-101 and DCMA 8210.1C
• Use sound judgment and technical aptitude to make good decisions regarding job sequence and techniques, troubleshooting and discrepancy resolution – to maximize safety, quality and efficiency and adhere to agreed-upon deadlines
• Operate with the highest level of ethics, integrity, safety, quality and honesty
• Lift equipment and materials weighing up to 35 pounds.
• Climb ladders, work from heights, apply finger and hand dexterity in using hand tools, be able to move around the shop/hangar area and within aircraft continuously throughout the workday
• Have computer usage expertise, including MSFT Office, for digital inventory, tool checkout, inspection / maintenance data entry, etc.
Education / Experience:
• Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant (A&P) Certification is REQUIRED
• 4+ years of helicopter / rotor wing maintenance experience inspecting, overhauling, and maintaining turbine engine helicopters required
• 2+ years recent experience on AW-139 preferred
• High School Diploma or GED required; Two-year degree in aviation discipline desired
These positions require a high degree of skill and professionalism. AW-139 Experience preferred. Experience as an FAA Part 145 Repair Station A&P mechanic is desired.
Our client is the world's largest aerospace company and leading manufacturer of commercial jetliners, defense, space and security systems, and service provider of aftermarket support. As America’s biggest manufacturing exporter, the company supports airlines and U.S. and allied government customers in more than 150 countries. Our clients products and tailored services include commercial and military aircraft, satellites, weapons, electronic and defense systems, launch systems, advanced information and communication systems, and performance-based logistics and training.
As an employee of Strom Aviation, you will receive benefits including holiday pay, longevity pay, access to a 401K program and insurance coverage (medical, dental, life, disability). We offer travel pay, bonuses, and other incentives for some positions as well. A referral is the best compliment we can get, and Strom Aviation offers 2 different referral programs for our employees.
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