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Amentum Aircraft Mechanic 1 - Sheetmetal in Seoul, South Korea

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Aircraft Mechanic 1 - Sheetmetal

Job Description

Job Title: Aircraft Mechanic I - Sheetmetal

Location: South Korea

Pay: $18.84/hr; $85 per diem for each day worked

Preferred Airframes: AH-64, CH-47, and UH-60

Purpose and Scope:

Responsible for inspecting, and performing organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance/modifications on aircraft, sub-systems, support equipment and related weapons system. Advises team members and solves unusual maintenance problems by analysis and test/repair of sheet metal, engines, pneudraulic, fuel, etc.

Essential Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Fabricates, installs, and maintains in good repair sheet-metal components of the airframe.

  • Removes, cleans, reinstalls, or replaces defective parts, accessories, and components such as gear boxes, couplings, and fittings; bad actuators, accumulators, gauges, sections of corroded fuel and oil lines, worn cable pulleys, and burned-out lights, using hand tools.

  • Adjust components such as cable tension and seat movement settings and adjustments.

  • Obtains standard parts such as fuel and oil line connections and fittings, cable linkage and harnesses by referring to parts manuals and by making comparisons with samples.

  • Replaces and repairs damaged components, uses hand tools, gauges, and tests equipment.

  • Troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneudraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, and ventilation and heating systems. This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.

  • Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds equipment and engine components, fuel systems (including cells, tanks and fuel/metering control systems), and functional components using hand tools, power tools, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills.

  • Reads and interprets maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, alternators, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

  • 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.

  • Performs the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and ensures the work was performed satisfactorily, may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition, may specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in engine repair.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • Background in Rotary Wing General Maintenance practices on AH-64 Series, CH-47 Series, and UH-60 Series preferred.

  • MWO experience on all airframes preferred.

  • Must be proficient in The Army Maintenance Management System recordkeeping program.

  • High school graduate or equivalent is desirable. Five (5) years actual and recent, systems experience desired; Three (3) years required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain Government security clearance.

  • Must have qualifications and schooling prior to employment.

  • If military experience, provide Joint Service Transcript (JST). If A&P License, provide license.

  • May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Work is performed in a shop environment that is moderately lighted, heated and ventilated, is exposed to disagreeable fumes and to cuts and bruises from using tools in close placed and hazards of moving vehicles such as forklifts and sweepers in shop area. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and work in tiring and uncomfortable positions. The employee is occasionally required to sit, climb or balance, and taste or smell. Frequently lifts items weighing 40-45 pounds and occasionally in excess of 50 pounds. The employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, extreme heat, and vibration. The employee is occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions; high, precarious places; fumes or airborne particles; outside weather conditions; extreme cold; and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually loud or unsafe conditions, questioning nonstandard operations or environmental factors that may involve unmitigated hazards, and providing feedback to supervisors and managers on all safety issues.

  • Support Customer and Contract for all related tasks associated with this position.

  • Follows company policy and procedures as they apply to ensuring a safe and high-level customer service work environment always exists, reporting to the Program Supervisor as required.

  • Report incidents and make recommendations to the Program Supervisor.

  • Full flexibility regarding working hours

  • This position description is not intended to be all-inclusive, and employee will also perform other tasks as assigned.

  • Must be able to work well with others and independently, predicated on the scope and complexity of operations.

  • Tools are the responsibility of the employee.


PAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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