Aircraft Mechanic II (23022): Aircraft Mechanics II must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, and structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Additionally provides input

Aircraft Mechanic II (Power Plants)

Kay and Associates, Inc. • 
Iwakuni, Hiroshima, Japan
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:

Aircraft Mechanic II (23022): Aircraft Mechanics II must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, and structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions. Additionally provides input to Maintenance Engineering Changes (MEC), Estimated Cost of Damage preparation (ECOD) and assist in the recommendation of changes to (MWO). Individuals must be able to prioritize workloads and are required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks. Mechanic IIs can inspect Mechanic IIs and Is. This mechanic maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures and structural components of moderate 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 required expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation, and applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as blueprints or manufactures’ manuals. Must have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts, requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair, must have basic knowledge of electrical theory, must have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers. This job requires working knowledge of technical publications. The incumbent receives technical guidance, as required, from supervisor or higher-level technician, will occasionally be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records. Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects. May require specialization in sheet-metal, electric work, avionics or other aircraft systems related disciplines. An Aircraft Mechanic II shall be the equivalent of a Marine Corps Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative.


Additional required skills for corrosion control personnel:

  • Respirator fit qualified
  • Aircraft Corrosion Control ( N-701-0013) certification.
  • Aircraft tow qualifications or equivalent
  • Experience with aircraft powerline maintenance


Mechanic II Functions:

The Contractor Aircraft Mechanic II, in addition to the specified corrosion functions and tasks, shall be trained and qualified as Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representatives (CDQAR) in accordance with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program 4790 and all local and command requirements. The Contractors qualified as Mechanic IIs shall serve within work centers 300 (Powerline). They shall be responsible for performing maintenance in their respective qualifications as a Mechanic II CDQAR.


Skill and Knowledge:

Shall have the ability to troubleshoot malfunctions in various aircraft systems and be able to perform general Organizational Level maintenance and possess one or more of the specialties of the assigned aircraft below:


Power Plants and related Sub-Systems, Fuel and Air Systems, and Aircraft Logs and Records Administration

  • Must be knowledgeable of technical directives, NAMP programs, and shall be knowledgeable of and understand basic supply procedures.
  • Aircraft Mechanic II shall have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy, and exhibit leadership and ensure adherence to all applicable policies and procedures.
  • Possess a high degree of expertise in the control and coordination of aircraft maintenance.
  • Thorough working knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications.
  • Thorough working knowledge of aircraft maintenance records.
  • Working understanding of the aircraft and aircraft systems



  Performs requirements in accordance with the procedures established in the PWS. Performs diagnosis and corrective actions, disassembles, inspects, evaluates, and accomplishes necessary repairs, lays out work according to technical instructions and technical directives.  Determines what repairs, modifications, and part replacements are required. May be required to verify work performed by another for which he/she is qualified to perform.


Task Requirements:

  • Aircraft Organizational Level (O-Level) Maintenance Support, General Aircraft Maintenance, Corrosion Prevention, Detection, and Abatement/Repair as required for KC-130J aircraft
  • Maintain assigned aircraft/aeronautical equipment in a manner that meets or exceeds the requirements of the CNAFINST 4790.2 (series) programs IAW the Performance Work Statement (PWS)
  • Scheduled and unscheduled Organizational (O-Level) Maintenance Support
  • Maintenance Control planning and management
  • Aircraft maintenance action documentation via records, forms, and electronic means
  • Support Equipment operations and inspections
  • Aircraft inspections
  • Aircraft Movement
  • Corrosion Control/Aircraft Painting
  • Troubleshooting
  • Preservation and de-preservation
  • General aircraft maintenance
  • Technical Directive compliance and modifications
  • Initiate and Complete Maintenance Action Forms via Optimized Organizational Maintenance Activity (OOMA) or hard copy.
  • Perform duties as Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) for Airframes, Power Plants, and Avionics Systems.
  • Vibration Analysis Operator / Interpreter
  • Tire and Wheel
  • Hydraulic Contamination
  • APU operations
  • Perform general housekeeping and organization of workstation(s), shop(s), maintenance facility to provide a clean, safe, and FOD free environment
  • Other duties as assigned


Preferred Qualifications:

  • 10 years or more of Organizational level maintenance
  • 5 years or more maintenance experience on KC-130J aircraft
  • NALCOMIS OOMA Familiarization/Naval Aviation Maintenance Control Management Course (Course D/E-555-0053 OR A COMBINATION OF NALCOMIS OOMA Familiarization Course (Course D/E-555-0054) and Naval Aviation Maintenance Control Course (Course D/E-555-0040)
  • Previously Safe For Flight certified
  • Qualified as Vibration Analysis Operator/Interpreter
  • Tire and Wheel certified
  • Hydraulic Contamination
  • APU Operator
  • Aircraft Tow qualifications as wing walker, Tow Supervisor, and driver
  • Aircraft paint and final finish


Basic Qualifications:

  • Aircraft Mechanic II shall have a minimum of three years aircraft maintenance experience
  • Previously Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR) for Power Plants Systems
  • Aircraft Corrosion Control (N-701-0013) certification
  • Must be eligible for Common Access Card (CAC)
  • Must be deployable to locations Outside Continental U.S. (OCONUS)


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; (d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed, and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.

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