The maintaining of aircraft and their associated engines and sub-systems to ensure airworthiness. Perform maintenance for DHC-8, aircraft. This position is in Iraq.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
using hand tools, power tools, machines and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun and drills.
Reads and interprets manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other related documentation to determine feasibility and method of altering or repairing the aircraft and it's associated components, determining the airworthiness of the aircraft and it's associated components and replacement for malfunctioning or damaged components.
removes and installs engines onto the aircraft. Troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical wiring and associated components.
Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including hydraulic system servicing, engine oil replenishment, aircraft systems lubrication, aircraft fueling, etc.
Must have knowledge of U.S. Army Manual 95-1and DA / DOS PAM 738-750 / 751 or U.S. Air Force Technical Orders along with maintenance sections of the certificate holder's maintenance manual, the operations specifications, the provisions and applicable parts of FAR Part 135.
Position requires a U.S. Department of State Moderate Risk Public Trust (MRPT).Perform other duties as assigned.
High School diploma or GED. Must have current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with both Airframe & Powerplant ratings.
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE REQUIRED
Must have prior experience maintaining specific assigned aircraft. Must have at least 8 years Fixed Wing or Rotary Wing experience.
Must have exercised the privilege of their A&P License for a minimum of 6 months of the previous 24 months. Must have experience with working from blueprint drawings, diagram, specifications, service manuals, sketches, templates and other incomplete data.
Strong Electrical / Avionics background a plus."