THIS IS A NATIONAL GUARD TITLE 32 EXCEPTED SERVICE POSITION.
This National Guard position is for an AIRCRAFT MECHANIC, Position Description Number D0483000 and is part of the ID AASF, Idaho Army National Guard.Learn more about this agency
THIS POSITION IS INDEFINITE- MAY CONVERT TO A PERMANENT STATUS WITHOUT FURTHER COMPETITION IF POSITION BECOMES AVAILABLE.
THIS POSITION IS ONLY OPEN TO CURRENT MEMBERS OF THE IDAHO ARMY NATIONAL GUARD.
This position is located in an Army Aviation Support Facility (AASF) or Army Aviation Flight Activity (AAFA) with responsibility for the performance of the full range of aircraft maintenance duties including troubleshooting, preventive maintenance, repair, and ground testing of assemblies, system, and surfaces for one or more types of military aircraft, fixed and rotary wing.
Perform inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on assigned aircraft to include pre-inspection, daily inspection, pre- and post-flight inspections and such special inspections as required, including fuel contamination checks, oil sampling, an inspection of onboard emergency equipment. Conducts checks on hydraulic, electrical, transmission, power systems, etc.
Troubleshoots, diagnoses, and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft. Performs the full range of repair and testing of aircraft system, assemblies, and surfaces. Using a variety of methods involving test equipment, visual checks and instruments, diagnoses and identifies problem areas and determines the extent of repairs required. Removes components and assemblies, repairs or replaces defective parts and components and reassembles repaired items into the aircraft. Installs, aligns, and makes needed adjustments to major components and assemblies such as engines, propeller/rotors, transmissions, hydraulic systems, etc., assisting Specialists as required. Accomplishes adjustments to related systems which may be affected by repairs. Conducts ground functional tests of all aircraft systems. Services aircraft with oil, de-icing fluid, fuel, and hydraulic fluid. Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft; performs inspections prior to takeoff. Inspects for conditions such as oil, fuel, and hydraulic leak, cut lines, tires and loose panels.
May be required to perform such additional duties as fire fighting, aircraft crash/rescue, snow removal, etc.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Work is performed under the general supervision of the Aircraft Mechanic Foreman. Assignments are usually relayed by the Crew Chief (Aircraft Mechanic WG-l1) and are typically in the form of work orders, inspection reports or verbal instructions. The incumbent is expected to plan work sequences, select proper tools and repair parts, and carry out assignments through to completion, referring only unusual and difficult problems to the supervisor. Requirements for Shop Specialists, i e., Propeller-Rotor Mechanics, Aircraft Engine Mechanics etc., and engine run-up are referred to the Crew Chief. Work may be checked in process and upon completion for acceptability and adherence to instructions and established standards. Published guidelines include; technical manuals, manufacturers specifications, factory bulletins and standard operating procedures.
Works inside and outside, in inclement weather, on icy, wet, and slippery ramps and work-stands in temperature and humidity extremes. Work areas may be drafty, noisy and have toxic fumes present. Irritants such as aircraft fluids, dirt, grease, dust, paint and solvents may be present. Exposure to cuts, burns, electrical shock, strains, and broken toes exists.
Occasional travel - You may be expected to travel for this position.
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