FRL001-Aircraft Mechanic II
The Aircraft Mechanic II maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate difficulty, 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, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals.
- The Aircraft Mechanic II -will provide Depot-level maintenance on the F-18. Specific responsibilities may include but are not limited to:
- Perform duties associated with support, troubleshooting and inspecting the F-18 to include: aircraft structure; landing gear; flight surfaces and controls; engine; auxiliary power units; pneumatics; pneudraulics; and ventilation and heating systems
- Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures at the field level to include wings and fuselage, functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment
- 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.
- Disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective parts and reassembles.
- Adjusts, repairs, or replaces aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, post-flight, and isochronal maintenance inspections
- Performs miscellaneous duties as required to service aircraft, to include washes, lubrication, lavatory, liquid oxygen, oil and water servicing.
- Enters in the maintenance records description of all of the work performed, verifying the work was performed satisfactorily.
- High school diploma or GED required
- This position will require the ability to obtain and maintain a DoD Secret security clearance. U.S. citizenship is required.
- A minimum of 4 years' of aviation experience performing the above duties and responsibilities
- This work requires well-rounded training and experience usually acquired through a formal apprenticeship or equivalent training and experience.
- Experience on the F-18 aircraft highly desired
- Must have a combination of experience to service and inspect structural, hydraulic, electrical, power plant and general mechanical maintenance of field-level work required to meet the assigned missions.
- Will be required to become qualified to inspect, remove, and replace tires and brakes and to supervise the jacking and towing of aircraft
- Must be proficient in the use of hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment
- Must be able to become qualified on using hoist, forklift, crane, and all support vehicles
- Must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty which is required to meet the assigned missions
- Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, and broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair