Aircraft Mechanic - General/Avionics/Weapons (AECOM)

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  • Eielson Air Force Base, AK, United States
  • Feb 16, 2017
Full time Engineering Installation-Maint-Repair

Job Description

AECOM is hiring Aircraft Mechanics for their Eielson Airforce Base, AK location! The Aircraft Mechanics will specialize in Avionics, Weapons or General Aircraft Maintenance.  

Why work for AECOM?

  • Full benefits – Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • Base housing opportunity
  • Tools provided on site
  • Relocation assistance

Essential job duties, but not limited to:

  • Performs line maintenance, related to aircraft armament systems and munitions loading
  • Maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components
  • 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
  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories
  • Install and remove armament related suspension equipment, launchers, adapters, etc. on aircraft to support configuration requirements, duties outlined in AFI 21-101 Chapter 3.8, 3.9 or 3.10

Requirements:

  • Must be a High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Minimum 3 years of intermediate/depot level aircraft maintenance experience with Fighter Aircrafts or “Fixed Wing” Aircrafts.
  • 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.
  • Must possess a detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a government security clearance.
  • Must have completed military aviation maintenance training (2A354 or equivalent) or aviation maintenance technical school curriculum or possess a certification from an accredited ASNT school.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Desired experience is for F-16 or fighter aircraft.