AECOM Weapons Mechanic 1 in Eielson Air Force Base, Alaska
United States of America - Alaska, Eielson Air Force Base
AECOM is currently seeking a qualified Aircraft Mechanic I (Weapons Specialist) support of U.S. Air Force F-16’s (Block 30) Aircraft at Eielson AFB, AK.
Purpose and Scope:
Responsible for inspecting, training personnel, and performing organizational, intermediate and depot level maintenance/modification on contract units, sub-systems, support equipment and related weapons system. Advise team members and solve unusual maintenance problems by analysis and test engines, pneudraulic, fuel, electrical/electronic systems, etc.
1) 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. 2) 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.
3) 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. 4) Diagnoses malfunctions, isolate causes and correct breaks.
5) Performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines engines for oil leaks, and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, inspects jet engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments. 6) Replaces and repairs damaged components, uses hand tools, gauges, and tests equipment.
7) Inspects jet engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment, such as ignition analyzer, compression checker, distributor timer, ammeter, and jet calibration (Jetcal) tester, to locate source of malfunction.
8) 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.
9) 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. 10) Adjusts, repairs, or replaces instruments, electrical/electronics, fuel/oil systems and accessories.
11) Performs the jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies 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..
12) May be required to be licensed by Federal Aviation Administration.
13) Performs line maintenance, related to aircraft armament systems and munitions loading. Duties include: install and remove armament related suspension equipment, launchers, adapters, etc. on aircraft to support configuration requirements; install and remove all armament equipment to facilitate other maintenance; and all applicable duties outlined in AFI 21-101 Chapter 3.10. Will be a certified load crew member.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.
For further information call James D. Johnson at
Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:
High school graduate or equivalent is required. Five (5) years actual and recent, vehicle or missile, or related weapon systems experience desired; three (3) years required. The Weapons Specialist/Aircraft Mech I technician will possess a minimum of 2W151 equivalent experience. Must have one year experience on F-16 aircraft. Thorough knowledge of technical publications related to weapon systems and vehicles. Incumbent must have knowledge of the scope and limitation of various categories of maintenance and their application to the contract unit. Must know theory and principles of engine operations; accessories and components; electrical and electronic; pneudraulic; and mechanical principles. Knowledge of sheet metal, properties of materials, fuels, and oils required. Must be able to read, interpret and use manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, service bulletins, blueprints, wiring and schematic diagrams, data tables and other specifications to determine feasibility and method to repair or replace malfunctioning or damaged components. Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment. Must possess and maintain a valid driver’s license and be able to operate a government general-purpose vehicle.
Fighter experience required, preferable for F-16.
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Job Category Maintenance
Business Line Management Services
Business Group Management Services Group (MS)
Country United States of America
Position Status Full-Time
Requisition/Vacancy No. 207818BR
Clearance Required Yes
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
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