PENDING CONTRACT AWARD     Aircraft Mechanic I (23021): Aircraft Mechanics I must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Makes r

Aircraft Mechanic I

Kay and Associates, Inc. • 
Abilene, Texas, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

PENDING CONTRACT AWARD

 

 

Aircraft Mechanic I (23021): Aircraft Mechanics I must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Makes repairs to aircraft and follows direction of higher graded workers. The Aircraft Mechanic I troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti- icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills. This worker reads and interprets manufacturers and airlines maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Work involves replacing or repairing worn or damaged components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Job duties require that this mechanic adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes. Supervises the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and specialize in engine repair. May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration. May require specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft systems related disciplines. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) licensing of contractor employee technical proficiency is not required.

 

 

Additional Qualifications:

The AFSC skill requirements apply to the Aircraft Mech I skillsets:

 

2A5X1 - Airlift/Special Mission Aircraft Maintenance,

2A6X5 – Aircraft Hydraulic Systems

 

 

Task Requirements:

 

  • Maintenance, Modifications, Repair and TCTO Installations on C-130 Aircraft
  • Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance
  • Aircraft maintenance action documentation via logs, records, forms, and electronic means
  • Flight Line operations/functions
  • Support Equipment (SE) operation and inspections
  • Aircraft inspections
  • Aircraft movement
  • Corrosion Control/Aircraft Painting
  • Troubleshooting
  • General aircraft maintenance
  • Technical Directive compliance and modifications
  • Tool Control Program Tool issue/receipt supporting aircraft maintenance shops including hazardous materials, tool room/box/pouch configuration
  • Maintain Aircraft, Engines, and SE Logbooks
  • Material Control (Supply)
  • Central Technical Publications Library Program Management
  • Other duties as assigned

 

Preferred Qualifications:

  • 5 years or more TCTO installation experience

 

Basic Qualifications 

  • Must meet one or more AFSC skill qualifications in job description
  • Secret clearance
  • Must be able to work 1st, 2nd, or 3rd shift as required

 

Compensation

$33.66/hour

 

Other Compensation

Employees will receive a health and welfare fringe benefit of $2.65 for every hour worked.

 

Benefits

Employees are offered medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in KAI’s 401k plan.  Employees have a minimum of eleven paid holidays.  After completing one year of service, employees will have two weeks paid vacation.

 

Employment is contingent on (a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and (d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract. 

 

KAI is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

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