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Helicopter Mechanic I - Aircraft Technician

Total Aviation Staffing, LLC
Norfolk, VA
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Our client is a Professional & Technical Management Consulting firm with over 20 years of consulting experience.

They offer technical professional services to Federal and State Governments and Commercial clients and deliver value to them by combining deep industry knowledge with functional solid capabilities.

The client’s focus is to manage cost-effective programs while at the same time mitigating risk and improving results. Their success is about teamwork, a coordinated effort from all disciplines, from clients to consultants, and most important, it’s about delivering on the commitments.

They are looking for several Aircraft Mechanic I employees to join the Team in Elizabeth City, NC, for both Day and Night shifts. Successful candidates will have a minimum of five (5) years of Rotary-Wing Aircraft Maintenance experience.

What Is In It For You

Salary: $34.90/hr

Benefits: Dental, medical, 410k, PTO, and sick pay monthly.

Shifts Available:

Day Shift: 6:15 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. EST Monday thru Friday, 40 hours per week.

Night Shift: 2:30 p.m. – 11:00 p.m. EST Monday thru Friday, 40 hours per week.

A Day In The Life of an Aircraft Mechanic I

As the Aircraft Mechanic !, you will be responsible for the mechanical duties of the MRR Product Line and/or throughout ALC. You will be conducting the End of the Line Phase PDM Process, performing flight line maintenance of assigned and transient operational aircraft, and repairing and adjusting aircraft mechanical systems.

Essential Job Functions For The Aircraft Mechanic I In Elizabeth City, NC:

The aircraft mechanic I shall provide mechanical duties for the MRR Product Line and/or throughout ALC. The Primary task of the position will include, but is not limited to;

  • Conducting the End of the Line Phase PDM Process. This includes completing all required tasking within twenty-one (21) workdays of receipt of the aircraft. This consists of the complete preparation and servicing of the aircraft during ground runs, test flights, and certification flights. This also includes towing, fueling, re-working, troubleshooting, and repairing any discrepancies generated through this phase of the PDM. When all aspects of the endo of the line phase have been completed and before receipt of another aircraft, this position will perform other aircraft mechanical duties for the MRR Product Line and/or throughout the ALC.
  • Perform flight line maintenance of assigned and transient operational aircraft, including functional testing, troubleshooting, and repairing all airframe mechanical systems, or post assembly checkout, adjustment, and repair of overhauled and modified aircraft to prepare for and correct deficiencies found on available flights.
  • Repair and adjust aircraft mechanical systems such as hydraulic oil, fuel, pressurization, landing gear, cable controls, hydro-mechanical clutches, and accessory drive gearboxes. Additionally, repair and maintain various and minor mechanical and pneudraulic systems.
  • Follows work orders, maintains logbooks and records. (EAL, PDM workbook, discrepancy book) Report errors or poorly presented or confusing information to the COR.
  • Demonstrate or explain proper techniques, methods of operation, and safety practices. Maintain a clean and safe work area. Clean, lubricate and maintain work area tools and equipment. May transport, store and use hazardous materials.
  • Performs the following; fuel sampling, fueling, defueling, aircraft towing, wing walking, preflight inspections, MPC Inspections/removal/installation of components. Perform calendar and hourly maintenance activities. Perform post PDM Torque checks, APU/Engine runs, and other Aircraft maintenance duties as required.

Required Skills, Education & Experience:

  • Ability to demonstrate work methods and techniques.
  • Possess extensive knowledge of a wide variety of parts, components, and complex assemblies associated with aircraft systems.
  • Ability to rig, function test, or troubleshoot the systems; determine when they are operating or whether portions of the system must be repaired or replaced; and the type and extent of adjustment and alignment needed.
  • Must know the makeup, operation, installation, and adjustment of a variety of major interrelated and/or integrated aircraft systems, subsystems, and assemblies such as fuel and hydraulic systems, flight control systems, instrumentation systems, engine(s), landing gear assemblies, airframe, and control surfaces.
  • Have skills in using the standard and specialized tools of the trade, including fixtures, templates, scales, test stands, and external power sources.
  • Have skills in reading and understanding data and settings from the cockpit instruments and gauges.
  • Understand and manage supply procedures to initiate requisitions for needed parts/supplies and a knowledge of the Publication Order System to obtain Up-to-Date Technical Manuals and propose changes if there is a discrepancy. Ability to read technical manuals, blueprints, sketches, and other related documents.

Physical Requirements:

  • Ability to reach, bend, walk, pull, sit, stand, crouch, stoop, kneel and stretch for prolonged periods. Must be able to lift 20 lbs. unaided and 50 lbs. with a lifting device or assistance from another worker. May be required to work in cramped, awkward, and strained positions. May need to climb ladders and work on platforms, scaffolding, or aircraft structures.
  • Understanding and skill in using Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for handling toxic materials present, including hexavalent, chromium, and cadmium. Knowledge of safe and proper protocols for handling materials common to the trade.

If you are interested in the Aircraft Mechanic I job in Elizabeth City, North Carolina, apply today!

This vacancy is being advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC. The services advertised by Total Aviation Staffing, LLC are those of an Employment Agency.

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