Aircraft Mechanic III at Kay and Associates in Oxnard, California

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Aircraft Mechanic III (23023): Leads a team in the performance of aircraft maintenance, inspections, and scheduled/unscheduled maintenance.  Possesses the technical experience to supervise subordinate mechanics and provide technical guidance on maintenance operations on the airframe being supported.  Capable of performing, supervising, and inspecting the duties of Mechanic I’s, II’s and III’s.  A person in this position maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components, and engines of complex to extreme difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components, and applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.  This worker also applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals.  Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.  A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.  Must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike; must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.  This worker will be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records, and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.

Skills and Knowledge: The Contractor shall be able to provide Intermediate level (I-Level) repair support for the, T56 Power Section Assembly (PSA), T56 Reduction Gear Assembly (RGA), T56 Torquemeter (T/M), T56 Turbine Unit Change Assembly (TUCA) and T-56 Quick Engine Change Assembly (QECA). All these items comprise the T56-A-425/427/427A Turboprop Engine.

Task Requirements:

  • Repair T56-A-425/427/427A QECA and Modules

  • Perform aircraft engine inspections

  • Engine maintenance action documentation via logs, records, forms, and electronic means

  • Complete engine and engine module tear down and build up, operational check

  • Corrosion control

  • Troubleshooting

  • Preservation and depreservation

  • General engine maintenance

  • Technical Directive compliance and modifications

  • Tool control and upkeep

  • Repair, maintain, modify and overhaul aircraft engines and engine modules not mounted on aircraft.

  • Fuel Surveillance

  • Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention

  • Maintain Support Equipment (SE)

  • Operate SE

  • Use Personal Protective Equipment as appropriate for task(s)

  • Use HAZMAT as appropriate for task(s)

  • Perform general housekeeping

  • May perform duties at Engine Test Cell

  • Perform other duties as assigned or directed

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Seven or more years’ maintenance experience on T56-A-425/427/427A

  • Collateral Duty Inspector

Basic Qualifications:

  • Qualified Aviation Power Plant and/or Airframe Mechanic

  • Five or more years Aviation Power Plant and/or Airframe maintenance experience

  • Must be able to work 1st or 2nd shift schedule if required.

  • Must be able work flexible work-week schedules i.e. M-F or as required.

  • Must be eligible for a Common Access Card (CAC)

  • Must be able to obtain favorable National Agency Check with Written Inquires (NACI).

  • Must be able to climb ladders, raised platforms, and aircraft.

  • Must be able to use hand and power tools.

  • Must have dexterity to handle small parts.

Employment is contingent on a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.

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