Aircraft Mechanic 1 (Blade Shop)





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Fort Campbell, Kentucky USA

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• High School Graduate or equivalent required.• Four (4) or more years’ experience in Army aviation maintenance and blade shop operations.• Recent and relevant experience in hydraulics operational requirements.• Must have a thorough knowledge of repair techniques used on aircraft rotor blades.• Must have thorough knowledge of materials used in the construction of aircraft rotor blades including identification and correct application of woven fabrics, core materials, and adhesive resins.• Must have a thorough knowledge of the correct application and use of common hand tools, specialized shop equipment, automated diagnostic equipment, and precision measuring equipment utilized in testing, inspection, and repair of aircraft rotor blades. Must be able to accurately measure tolerances within 1/10,000 (0.0001) Inch.• Must have thorough knowledge of rotor blade static balance techniques and principals.• Must meet requirements for enrollment in respiratory protection and be able to perform work for extended periods while wearing respirator.• Must be able to work with hazardous particulates, solvents, adhesives, and sealants using correct personal protective equipment.• Must have working knowledge of the identification and correct handling of Aviation Critical Safety Items (CSI’s) and their Critical Characteristics (CC’s).• Must be a self-starter, able to lift a minimum of 50 pounds, be able to work in extreme heat and cold.• Must have basic knowledge of aircraft corrosion control methods.• Must be able to prioritize workloads. • Must have safety shoes, rain gear, cold wear gear, and safety glasses required.• Must provide personal tools per minimum tool listing and have those tools shadowed and ready for initial inspection on the first day of employment.Preferred Qualifications: • Advanced understanding of tools and use.• Ability to research, read, and interpret blue prints, drawings, wiring diagrams and schematics, and technical publications.• Must be able to understand, speak, read and write English.• Ability to obtain and maintain an access to Ft. Campbell, KY via security background investigation is a condition of employment.• Basic knowledge of both ULLS-AE and SAMS-IE logistics information systems.