MAJOR DUTIES: (Detailed duties are on the Position Description available at the Human Resources Office)
purpose of this position is to act as the crew chief
directing the total maintenance effort on individually assigned aircraft. The work involves
the total maintenance of complex, high performance military
from multi-purpose heavy, multi-engine transports to the most modern sophisticated fighters and bombers.
Fully responsible for providing detailed
technical insight on individual aircrafts level of Mission
Capability (MC), then develops
and recommends a comprehensive course of action to maintain the aircraft at Full Mission
Capability (FMC). All aircraft are fully integrated in and are part of the Total Force Mission of the United States Air Force. This position
is responsible to fully prepare assigned aircraft for Aerospace
Expeditionary Force/Wing (AEF/AEW)
Operations around the world.
or performs overall
maintenance, servicing, inspections and documentation for one or more aircraft. Work
is performed in complex
working conditions under
time and/or mission
constraints to include
all weather and
night operations. Works with,
coordinates and oversees the work
of subordinate aircraft mechanics. Coordinates and oversees the work of journey level workers in other trades
working simultaneously on the assigned
aircraft. Reviews, trains
assessment/repair. Participates in mission generation/regeneration
Directs multiple specialists in preparing aircraft for combat
aircraft operations to include concurrent servicing, hot pit refueling and/or combat turns or integrated combat turns. Performs preflight, postflight, thru flight, periodic, isochronal, phase, hourly and special
inspections, as well as servicing, defueling, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance. Serves as the technical authority to advise
on, inspect and approve all airframe,mechanical, electrical/environmental, avionics,
engine and pneudraulic repairs on assigned
closely with the production control function to report
current aircraft status; requests
and coordinates specialist
support for accomplishing maintenance exceeding sortie generation
Controls and performs work assignments
availability of parts, facilities, material and personnel. Assigns maintenance and repair
functions to subordinate mechanics. Coordinates with production control
to direct short notice availability of the aircraft
to accomplish work on delayed discrepancies and other scheduled
maintenance to meet mission requirements.
Ensures aircraft documentation and Maintenance Information Systems (MIS) accurately reflect
the airworthiness of the Aircraft.
Provides technical guidance
and assistance to flight crews regarding observed
discrepancies and experienced in-flight characteristics and system malfunctions.
Performs in-process and final inspection of aircraft and components undergoing repair, overhaul and/or modification to verify and certify by signature
adherence to work techniques, procedures and quality standards
established by applicable publications.
and conducts training
during the technician work week to a multi facet workforce comprised of from 3 to 8 assigned
Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations, inspections, mobilization and command support
exercises and Operations Other Than War (OOTW).
Complies with safety, fire, security, environmental and housekeeping regulations. Ensures
that material and equipment are properly and safely protected and maintained.
Performs other duties as assigned.