Aircrew Life Support Equipment (ALSE Mech I)
Job Summary Manages, performs, and schedules inspections, maintenance, and adjustments of assigned aircrew flight equipment (AFE), associated supplies, and inventory assets. Principal Accountabilities
- Inspects, maintains, packs, and adjusts aircrew flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, helmet mounted devices, aircrew ocular systems, anti-G garments, aircrew eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective oxygen masks/coveralls, and additional chemical defense systems.
- Repairs and/or determines the feasibility of repair/replacement of fabric and rubber components, including protective clothing, thermal radiation barriers, flotation equipment, and parachutes.
- Places work orders for fabrication of authorized items.
- Performs other duties as requested.
Knowledge & Skills
- Knowledge of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
- Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts.
- 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 is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks.
- 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.
- A working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and the operation of portable fire-fighting equipment are required.
Experience & Education
- Two (2) or more years actual and recent experience in the repair, maintenance, modification and overhaul of equipment related to individual specialty codes.
- High school diploma or the equivalent is required.
- Completion of specialized courses is desired.
- The ability to read, write and to comprehend data is required.
Physical Requirements/Working Environment Physical Requirements:
- Physical requirements may vary by contract. Reasonable accommodations will be made for person with disabilities.
- Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds
- 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 work stands
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders
- Must be able to communicate through e-mail and various software applications
- 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
- Normal color vision is required.
- Possession of a valid driver's license is necessary to obtain flight line driving privileges.
- May work in aircraft maintenance hangar, shop or outside.
- Must be able to work in a shop that the environment is drafty, noisy and dirty.
- May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment, turbine and jet engine aircraft.
- May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles
- May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
- Will handle dirty parts and lubricants.
Experience on MH-60R helicopter is strongly preferred.Must be familiar with CNAFINST 4790.2 series.Must be able to work any shift: 1st, 2nd, or 3rd.ALSE personnel must be a graduate of NAVY PR "A" School