The Aircraft Mechanic III (LUH) A P maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty.
Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems and mechanical components.
Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation.
Removes and installs aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.
Performs scheduled inspections and assists in performing special inspections.
Performs limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required.
Uses and performs operator maintenance on tools, special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.
Uses a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
Uses a knowledge of electrical theory and of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
Participates in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
Uses a working knowledge of technical publications and the Government STAMIS to make entries in aircraft logs and records.
Receives technical assistance, as required, from higher-level technician.
Inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Aircraft Mechanic I II.
Inspect all aircraft assigned.
Plans, conducts, and supervises aircraft technical inspections.
Computes basic weight and balance records.
Ensures compliance with aircraft configuration control, Army oil analysis Program, and test measuring diagnostic equipment calibration.Travel may be Required by site, (May be Up to 50% of the time, if needed).