Aircraft Mechanic III A&P (OCONUS Ramstein)

Huntsville, AL
Work Type: On-Site
  • Job Category: Maintenance & Repair
  • Travel: Yes, 25% of the time
  • Clearance: Interim Secret
  • Req ID: 2024-11154

Overview

Job Summary:

Akima Logistics Services is looking for an Aircraft Mechanic to work in Germany. To join our team of outstanding professionals, apply today!

Responsibilities

Job Responsibilities:

  • Performs aircraft maintenance transit inspections and fault resolution.

  • Adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, 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.

  • Cleans parts, using cleaning solutions, and polishing and lapping compounds.

  • Performs work under general supervision.

  • Handles moderately complex issues and problems and refers more complex issues to higher-level staff.

  • Possesses solid working knowledge of subject matter.

Qualifications

Minimum Qualifications:

  • High School diploma or equivalent.

  • Must possess a valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant License for a minimum of two years.

  • Must have at least 7 years of aircraft mechanic experience.

  • Valid U.S. driver's license.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen with an active U.S. Secret security clearance (preference will be given to those with an active clearance)

  • Must be able to read, write, and speak English as well as read and interpret instructions from technical manuals, blueprints, and internal company documents.

  • Physical capability to work in tight spaces at heights and on wings, use ladders, operate tugs and aircraft support equipment and lift up to 75 lbs.

  • Work with little or no supervision and accomplish assignments in a timely and quality manner.

  • Must have the ability to deploy to overseas locations on short notice.

  • Perform all scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance for the Air Force C-21 fleet.

  • Comply with Air Force aircraft records procedures.

  • Ensures aircraft discrepancies are properly recorded and corrected in accordance with approved maintenance procedures and within the terms of the contract.

  • Applies professional technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufacturer's manuals.

  • Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.

  • A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tension-meters, sheet metal brakes/sheers, etc. is required.

  • Must possess the experience and ability to provide technical support to structural/mechanical engineers and customers alike.

  • Must possess excellent organizational skills in prioritizing workload to meet aircraft delivery schedule.

  • Will be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records and is responsible for providing guidance and technical expertise to lower-level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts.

  • Be physically able to deploy with aircraft/unit to overseas locations.

Desired Qualifications:

  • 5 years or more Learjet experience.

Job: Maintenance & Repair

Travel: Yes, 25% of the time

Organization: ALS - Akima Logistics Services

Clearance: Interim Secret

Work Type: On-Site

Remote: No

ReqID: 2024-11154