CH-47 Helicopter Mechanic





Job Description:



Unical Aviation, Inc


San Bernardino, California USA

Company Info:



• Completion of high school or equivalent• U.S. military technical school or specialized training course is desired • Three (3) or more years CH-47 aviation maintenance experience within the past (6) years  • Experience in maintenance, modification and repair of helicopter systems of the type being serviced and their associated components. • Valid FAA Airframe & Power plant (A&P) License for mechanics and sheet metal is preferred.• U.S. person or lawful permanent resident (green card holder) preferred due to ITAR regulations. Skills:• Thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, repair procedures and replacement of parts. • Broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair. • 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. • Able to prioritize workloads to maintain schedules on assigned projects and is required to lead teams through more complex aircraft relevant tasks. • Participate in maintenance test flights and operation checks as required. • May be required to lead other mechanics through complex aircraft relevant tasks, and may be required to make entries in aircraft logs and records.  Physical Demands:• 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. • May be required to lift heavy objects whose weight may exceed 50 pounds. • Must be able to type using a standard keyboard to communicate through e-mail and various software applications. • Will handle dirty parts and lubricants. • Will be required to wear proper Personal Protective Equipment (PPE). • Must be able to pass a Respirator Physical and Fit Test qualification.  Working Conditions:• May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, fork lift, etc. • Must be able to lift/push/pull minimum of 50 pounds.• May work in maintenance shop or outside. • Must be able to work in a shop where the environment is drafty, noisy, and dirty. • May be exposed to extreme noise from operating equipment. • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts or vehicles. Travel:May be required. Language: Ability to read, write, speak and understand English. Location: San Bernardino, CA