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.

Work Environment:

  • 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

Category: 
Maintenance
Company: 
DynCorp
Job Type: 
Permanent
City: 
Jacksonville
State: 
Florida