The Aircraft Power Plant Repairer (68B or 15B) will assist in the aviation maintenance mission for assigned contract.
•Perform maintenance and repair of major assemblies, subassemblies and line replaceable unit s (LRUs) of the AH-64A D/E, UH-60 A/L and OH 58 Bell 406 power plant related systems (engines and auxiliary power units).
•Remove, disassemble, repair, rig, rework, reassemble, install, modify, adjust, test and preserve power plant systems, subsystems, and components according to directives, technical manuals, and safety procedures.
•Perform inspection, troubleshooting, fault detection, fault isolation, and appropriate AVUM/AVIM corrective actions on the power plant related systems. Perform power plant maintenance and repair.
•Operate and maintain all applicable peculiar and common ground support equipment. Identify, use and maintain all common, special, and precision tools available for power plant maintenance and repair.
•Responsible for completion and maintenance of applicable forms, records, and reports using appropriate references and other publications of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS).
•Provide On-the-Job Training (OJT) for customer technicians and/or other personnel to include maintaining appropriate records on personnel such as Job Performance Guides (JPGs).
•Assist in shop safety as well as safety in the hangar and on the flight line.
•Accpt accountability of property for the Power Plant Shop.
•Maintain cleanliness and general maintenance of the associated work area. Perform cleaning, preservation, and operational maintenance work on assigned vehicles, tools, and equipment.
•Operate motor vehicles, machines, and other mechanical equipment in the performance of assigned duties.
•Perform other qualified duties as assigned
Knowledge & Skills
•Must have demonstrated, hands-on working knowledge of GE T700-701 series and Allison 250-C30 series power plant systems and subsystems.
•Hands on knowledge of the US Army T-62T-40 auxiliary power plant is desired. (Aircraft type may vary by contract and will be listed separately).
•Must have a working knowledge of The Army Maintenance Management System (TAMMS) and applicable Army publications.
•Must have demonstrated communication skills, both oral and written. Must be articulate in the English language.
•Ability to read, write, speak, and understand Arabic is desirable.
Experience & Education
•High school degree or equivalent.
•A valid and current US Federal Aviation Agency (FAA) or foreign equivalent of the FAA Airframe and Power Plant licene, is desired
•Must be a graduate of the US Army Aircraft Powerplant Repairer Course (68B or 15B), or other military or civilian aircraft maintenance course with specialization in turbine engine repair with at least 2 years of experience in helicopter engine repair.
•Must have evidence of at least 4 years of recent turbine engine repair experience, of which 2 years must at the US Army 20 level (civilian journeyman level) or higher.
•Recent supervisory experience is desired.
•Must be capable of obtaining a valid light equipment operator s license.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment
•Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 25 pounds