A&P Mechanic

Ardmore, OK

Posted: 05/09/2023 Employment Type: Temp/Contract to Direct Industry: Aerospace/Aviation/Defense Job Number: 1266

Job Description

The Aircraft Mechanic maintains, repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components, flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components of complex to extreme difficulty.

Under minimal supervision, services, repairs, and modifies aircraft airframe, engine, components and sub-systems, in accordance with company standards and applicable Federal Aviation Administration regulations and predetermined company processes/procedures. Provides technical assistance and guidance to other Mechanics with less experience, as directed.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs, replaces, and modifies aircraft structures, components and appliances, such as wings, fuselage, and functional components to include rigging, surface controls, engines, plumbing and hydraulic units with minimal supervision.
  • Responsible for reading and interpreting Original Equipment Manufacturer (OEM) and Department of Defense (DoD) Technical Manuals, Service Bulletins, Airworthiness Directives, local directives and other specifications to determine Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) approved maintenance requirements, methods and procedures.
  • Accountable for examining engines for component damage and security, heat damage and fluid leaks. Inspects turbine blades to detect Foreign Object Damage (FOD) or material wear or failure through visual and borescope.
  • Conducts testing of engine operation to locate source of malfunction and performs operational checks.
  • Replaces worn, damaged and failed components such as fuel controller, starter/generators etc.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including but not limited to, change and/or inspect fuel and oil filters, cleaning screens, aircraft lubrication, and wheel and tire maintenance. Charge/service of Nicad batteries, aircraft, engine compressor wash, cleaning or servicing of on-board water and sanitation systems. Mix paint and apply for touch-up of aircraft and components.
  • Accountable for maintaining aircraft discrepancy books, required forms, completes (MISA) and Airframe and Engine forms/logbooks as well as all required FAA documentation.
  • Responsible for completing all reports, forms, and checklists as required, in accordance with company, government, and Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) regulations.
  • Complies with all safety requirements and uses all mandated safety equipment in accordance with company, government and OSHA requirements.
  • Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job duties and functions when necessary.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • Must have six (6) years of experience in the field consistent with the requirements set forth in Essential Duties and Responsibilities.
  • Airframe, Power Plant (or both), or FCC licenses is required for specific work requirements.
  • Six (6) years of experience with aircraft maintenance on the type of aircraft being serviced or related experience required.
  • Must have a valid state drivers license.
  • Internet software, E-mail, Microsoft office and MISA software.
  • This position requires a current Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) Airframe and Power Plant (A&P) license.

Work Environment:

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • The noise level in the environment is usually loud.
  • Employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; toxic or caustic chemicals and outside weather conditions.
  • The employee is occasionally exposed to explosives and vibration.

Physical Demands:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • While performing the duties of this job the employee is regularly required to walk, sit and talk or hear.
  • The employee is regularly required to stand; walk and use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; talk or hear and taste and smell.
  • The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 50 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 100 pounds.
  • The vision requirements include close vision, distance vision, color vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

Employment Requirements:

  • Drug Screen
  • Background Check

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