maintenance and operational and functional checks on assigned pneudraulic
systems. Troubleshoots, removes, inspects, installs, repairs, modifies,
rebuilds, and/or tests pneudraulic systems and components for aircraft
pneudraulic systems, associated ground support equipment, and/or related test
equipment. Accomplishes periodic and special inspections on hydraulic
components. Inspects all components and subsystems for operation, internal, and
external leakage and servicing. Operates portable test stands for checkout of
pneudraulic system. Removes, installs, and/or repairs pneudraulic components
from aircraft and associated aerospace ground equipment. Removes, disassembles,
cleans, repairs, assembles components, and tests completed unit. Operates test equipment
for all hydraulic components. Inspects for cracks, scratches, nicks, and holes
on seals, gaskets, packings, and hoses. Modifies systems and their components.
Rigs, adjusts, and aligns hydraulic components to ensure maximum operating
efficiency. Polishes cylinders and pistons to ensure proper fit. Investigates
pneudraulic failures to determine causes and accomplishes corrective
installation, modification, and/or repair of aircraft pneudraulic systems.
Determines proper maintenance and repair procedures and minimum requirements
pertaining to parts, clearance and tolerances, and performance characteristics
of pneudraulic systems and related aerospace ground equipment. Solves unusual
maintenance problems by studying layout drawings, schematic diagrams,
applicable technical publications, and analyzing construction and operating
characteristics of pneudraulic systems. Determines repair procedures necessary
to correct defective equipment. Diagnoses recurring malfunctions and recommends
corrective action by initiation of Quality Deficiency Reports, proposed
modifications, or other appropriate actions. Performs Time Compliance Technical
Orders (TCTOs) related to pneudraulic systems. Accomplishes local manufacture
of hose assemblies and provide testing of aircraft tubing. Accomplishes
hydraulic fluid sampling on assigned aircraft, test stands, and servicing
equipment. Repairs in-flight refueling systems on tanker aircraft.
organizational and field level maintenance to include periodic, phase time,
calendar, unscheduled, and special inspection. Provides technical assistance to
other shops concerning complicated interaction malfunctions between other
systems, subsystems, and components. Jacks aircraft to simulate flight configuration,
connects power sources, and uses cockpit controls, gauges, and additional
precision instruments to check the operation of such items as landing gear
doors, ground and flight spoilers and steering and brake systems for
performance and conformance to operating specifications.
for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as ORI, IG
and UE inspections, mobility, and command support exercises. May be required to
perform such additional duties as structural fire fighting, aircraft
fire/crash/rescue duty, serve as security guard, remove snow, load and handle
munitions, launch/recover and service of aircraft, operate heavy equipment,
maintain facilities and equipment, or serves as a member of a team to cope with
natural disasters or civil emergencies.
other duties as assigned.