The Aircraft Mechanic II performs the full range of military tactical
aircraft maintenance and maintains repairs and troubleshoots malfunctions in
aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing,
pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating
• Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies and components such as engines, rotors, transmissions, mechanical flight controls and their components.
• Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems.
• Safely prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks and services.
• Perform scheduled inspections and assist in performing special inspections.
• Perform limited maintenance operational checks and diagnoses and troubleshoots aircraft systems using special tools and test equipment as required.
• Use and perform operator maintenance on tools,
special tools and aircraft ground support equipment.
• Apply comprehensive technical expertise to solve
moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such
as aircraft Technical Manuals, Maintenance Information and Action Messages
and all technical guidance provided through government official
• Maintain and repair aircraft components including
but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel
systems, and mechanical components.
• Apply technical knowledge of airframe and power
plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and use required
expertise in restoring equipment condition and or operation.
• Participate in maintenance test flights and
operation checks as required.
• Perform other duties as requested.
Knowledge & Skills
• Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical
component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts for the UC-35 C/D.
• Broad knowledge of aircraft sheet
metal/structural modifications and repair.
• Basic knowledge of electrical theory and a
thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque
wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers.
• Working knowledge of technical publications and
Logistics Information Systems.
• Able to prioritize workloads to maintain
schedules on assigned projects and may be required to lead teams through
more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
• Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required.
• Possess the level of experience to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by Mechanics.
• 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
Experience & Education
• Completion of high school or equivalent and U.S. military technical school or specialized training
course is desired, certification of education level is required.
• Three (3) or more years aviation maintenance experience within the past six (6) years on the
mission design series (MDS). Or A&P license and two (2) years years aviation maintenance experience within the past six (6) years on the mission design series (MDS).
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
• Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or
inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.
• Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and
• Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle
objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below
• May be required to lift heavy objects whose
weight may exceed 50 pounds.
• Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to
communicate through e-mail and various software applications.
• Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
• Will be required to wear proper Personal
Protective Equipment (PPE).
• Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and
Fit Test qualification.
• May be required to operate power vehicles,
machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc.
• Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50
• May work in maintenance shop or outside.
• Must be able to work in a shop where the
environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty.
• May be exposed to extreme noise from operating
• May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or
work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles.
• May be expected to work in austere environments
and all weather conditions.
• Ability to travel domestically and internationally as required.