MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description)
Major duties include but are not restricted to:
This position is located in the repair and reclamation shop. This position accomplishes on and off equipment maintenance on aircraft systems and components such as wheel and tire, flight control, canopies, landing gear, and performs general heavy airframe maintenance, beyond the capability of other maintenance activities. Provides capability for the recovery and reclamation of equipment of damaged or crashed aircraft.
--Performs all phases of the repair and reclamation process for crashed or damaged aircraft utilizing lifting bags, cranes, hoists, slings, forklifts, and other heavy equipment. Maintains and stores the special equipment identified and assigned to the crash recovery mission.
--Serves on the flight control team and may coordinate team functions. Participates in flight crew debriefing, troubleshooting, repairing and replacing components as required.
--Advises on and participates in the removal, rigging, and replacement of flight control, portable huffet and lavatory units. Utilizes a wide variety of technical gauges, instruments and tools such as bead breakers, micrometers, dial indicators, pressure gauges, torque wrenches, tension meters, weight and balance testers, and inside and outside calipers to test, overhaul, rig and install major airframe components.
--Performs intermediate level maintenance on aircraft wheel and tires and may also accomplish organizational maintenance such as wheel and tire and brake changes. When a supply point for build-up assets is established in the ship, will insure DIFM assets processing and procedures are accomplished according to applicable directives.
--Performs other duties as assigned.