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Aircraft Mechanic I (Avionics) at Kay and Associates in lemoore, California

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:

Task Description: Aircraft Mechanic I (23021):

Aircraft Mechanics I 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. Makes repairs to aircraft and follows direction of higher graded workers. The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. This worker 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. Work involves replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Job duties require that this mechanic adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. Supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and specialize in engine repair. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. 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:

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 I shall have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy, 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.

  • 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:

  • Performs aircraft maintenance functions of the Line, Corrosion Control, Tool Room and Aircraft Organizational Level maintenance and flight testing support

  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance support for assigned MH-60S aircraft

  • Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft electrical and avionics on flight controls, pneumatic, hydraulic, powerplant, and ventilation and heating systems.

  • Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft components/sub components.

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

  • Perform phase, scheduled, unscheduled, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.

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

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

  • Support Equipment (SE) operation and inspections

  • Use chemical sealants.

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

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

  • Perform shift work and/or overtime as required

  • Perform other tasks as directed.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Three or more years’ experience performing avionic maintenance

  • Three or more years rotary wing maintenance experience

  • Attended H-60 Type Model Series Initial training course

  • Familiarity and ability to use military tech manuals.

  • Four years’ experience with NALCOMIS/OOMA

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

  • Previously certified Electronic Key Management System (EKMS) user.

  • Previously certified H-60 Plane Captain

  • Previously certified H-60 Landing Signal Enlisted (LSE)

Basic Qualifications:

  • Aviation Electrician (AE) or Electronics Technician (AT) “A” school or equivalent

  • Basic corrosion control course

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

  • Must be able work flexible work-week schedules i.e. Mon-Fri, Sun-Thur, Fri-Mon or as required.

  • Must satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check Local Records Check and Credit (NACLC) or Access National Agency Check with written Inquiries (ANACI) resulting in eligibility for a SECRET clearance which shall be required of employees assigned to perform:

    • Maintaining MH-60S Avionics Systems.

    • Handling and/or storage of COMSEC equipment.

  • 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.

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; (d) your ability to provide proof of COVID vaccination status, (e) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed, and (f) KAI commencing performance on this contract.

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