Aircraft Mechanic II (HSC-85) at Kay and Associates in San Diego, California

Posted in Other 9 days ago.

Type: Full-Time





Job Description:

Pending Contract Award

Aircraft Mechanic II (23022):

Aircraft Mechanics II must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, and structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Additionally provides input to Maintenance Engineering Changes (MEC), Estimated Cost of Damage preparation (ECOD) and assist in the recommendation of changes to (MWO). Individuals must be able to prioritize workloads and are required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks. Mechanic IIs can inspect Mechanic IIs and Is. This mechanic 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. 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. This job 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. May require specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft systems related disciplines.

Skill and Knowledge: Shall have the ability to troubleshoot malfunctions in various aircraft systems and be able to perform general Organizational Level maintenance and possess one or more of the specialties of the assigned aircraft below:

Airframe/Structural, Landing Gear, Launch/Arresting, Wing/Pylon Fold, Hydraulic/Pneumatic, mechanical Flight Control Systems, Power Plants and related Sub-Systems, Fuel and Air Systems, Hydraulic/Pneumatic Systems, Rotor Systems, Flight Control Systems, Transmission Drive Systems, Avionics/Electrical Systems and related Sub-Systems.


  • Must be knowledgeable of technical directives, NAMP programs, and shall be knowledgeable of and understand basic supply procedures.

  • Aircraft Mechanic II shall have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy, and exhibit leadership and ensure adherence to all applicable policies and procedures.

  • Possess a high degree of expertise in the control and coordination of aircraft maintenance.

  • Thorough working knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications.

  • Thorough working knowledge of aircraft maintenance records.

  • Working understanding of the aircraft and aircraft systems.

Responsibility:  Performs requirements in accordance with the procedures established in the PWS. Performs diagnosis and corrective actions, disassembles, inspects, evaluates, and accomplishes necessary repairs, lays out work according to technical instructions and technical directives.  Determines what repairs, modifications, and part replacements are required. May be required to verify work performed by another for which he/she is qualified to perform.

Task Requirements:


  • Familiar with duties assigned to personnel within all work centers.

  • Process Visual Information Display System/Maintenance Action Forms (VIDS/MAF) from aircrew or maintenance technicians in accordance with OPNAVINST 4790.2 Series, Navy, and Company Instructions.

  • Assists in coordinating aircraft moves and static display requirements.

  • Performs duties as Liaison with base personnel for other requirements to include but not limited to fueling / defueling operations, fire department and etc.

  • Performs Functional Check Flight briefs between Pilots and Quality Assurance Department.

  • Performs all other required duties as applicable and assigned by supervision.

  • Perform preflight, thru flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, launch and recover aircraft, and Preventive Maintenance Daily Inspections.

  • Performs aircraft maintenance functions of the Line, Corrosion Control, and Aircraft Organizational Level maintenance

  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance support for assigned H-60 aircraft

  • Performs inspection, disassembly, repair, servicing, TD compliance, modification, assembly, corrosion control, preservation/depreservation

  • Maintain aircraft and aeronautical equipment to continuously support the assigned readiness posture outlined in in the activities plan and daily flight schedule

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

  • Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, pneumatic, hydraulic, ventilation and heating, flight surfaces and controls, dynamic components, and powerplant systems.

  • Use hand tools, power tools, machines, specific and general aviation test measurement and diagnostic equipment, and sets kits and outfits (SKO).

  • Inspect, repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft components/sub components to include rigging of flight control.

  • Read and interpret manufacturers' maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Confined space operations to include fuel cell entry

  • Support Equipment (SE) operation and inspections

  • Support services

  • General aircraft maintenance

  • Use chemical sealants.

  • Perform general housekeeping and organization of workstation(s), shop(s), maintenance facility to provide a clean, safe, and FOD free environment

  • Perform shift work and/or overtime as required

  • Requisition repair parts, materials, and consumable supplies through military supply system.

  • Perform other tasks as directed.

Preferred Qualifications:


  • Five or more years’ experience with NALCOMIS/OOMA

  • Familiarity and ability to use NAVAIR IETMS.

  • Advanced Corrosion Control Course/Paint and Final Finish

  • Automated Track and Balancing System (ATABS) Course (NATEC provides)

  • Previously certified H-60 CDQAR

  • Previously certified H-60 LSE

Basic Qualifications:


  • Five or more years’ H-60 rotary wing experience

  • Individual (I) Aircraft Maintenance Qualification

  • Must be able to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift or as required

  • Basic Corrosion Control Course

  • Must be able work flexible work-week schedules as required

  • Must be able to pass a background check.

  • Must satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check Local Records Check and Credit (NACLC)

  • Must complete screening through Access National Agency Check with written Inquiries (ANACI) resulting in eligibility for a SECRET clearance which shall be required of employees

  • 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.

  • Must be able to deploy to support off station exercises and perform other support duties as assigned.

  • Must be eligible for Common Access Card (CAC)

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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