AECOM Aircraft General Mechanic in Elizabeth City, North Carolina

Requisition/Vacancy No. 145955BR

Position Title Aircraft General Mechanic

Job Category Logistics and Supply Chain

Business Line Government

Country United States of America

State/Province/Region USA - North Carolina

City Elizabeth City

Why Choose AECOM? AECOM is a premier, fully integrated professional and technical services firm positioned to design, build, finance and operate infrastructure assets around the world for public- and private-sector clients. With nearly 100,000 employees — including architects, engineers, designers, planners, scientists and management and construction services professionals — serving clients in over 150 countries around the world, AECOM is ranked as the #1 engineering design firm by revenue in Engineering News-Record magazine’s annual industry rankings, and has been recognized by Fortune magazine as a World’s Most Admired Company. The firm is a leader in all of the key markets that it serves, including transportation, facilities, environmental, energy, oil and gas, water, high-rise buildings and government. AECOM provides a blend of global reach, local knowledge, innovation and technical excellence in delivering customized and creative solutions that meet the needs of clients’ projects. A Fortune 500 firm, AECOM companies, including URS Corporation and Hunt Construction Group, have annual revenue of approximately $19 billion. More information on AECOM and its services can be found at www.aecom.com.

About the Business Line

Government

AECOM’s Global Support Services (GSS) organization resides within AECOM’s Government business line and is comprised of three divisions — International Development, Operations and Mission Support, and Global Programs. GSS has the international presence, personnel networks and procurement infrastructure to deliver support for any mission, anywhere. We optimize the reliability, availability and sustainability of equipment, logistics systems and facilities for clients around the world. GSS supports the U.S. Government, non-U.S. Governments and industry clients with worldwide program management, planning, design, operations and maintenance, logistics, aviation services, security, international development, environmental and civil engineering and mission and intelligence support.

Job Summary

Aircraft General Mechanic

The Aircraft Mechanic I 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. This mechanic reads and interprets manufacturers' and airline's maintenance manuals,

service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or

replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. This mechanic performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase,

periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines reciprocating engines for cracked cylinders and oil leaks, and

listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions, such as sticking or burnt valves, inspects jet engines and

components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing

segments. 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. Work involves: replacing or repairing worn or damaged

components, such as carburetors, alternators, magnetos, 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. Job duties require that this mechanic:

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. This incumbent supervises 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.

Minimum Requirements

  • High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum three (3) years actual and recent depot level aircraft structural maintenance / repair experience is required.

  • Must have completed military aviation maintenance training or aviation maintenance technical school curriculum or possess an FAA issued A&P license.

  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

  • May be required to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

Preferred Qualifications N/A

What We Offer

AECOM is a place where you can put your innovative thinking and business skills into high gear and work alongside other highly intelligent and motivated people. It's a place where you can apply your skills to some of the world's most challenging, interesting, and meaningful projects worldwide. It's a place that values the diversity of our areas of practice and our people. It's what makes AECOM a great place to work and grow.

AECOM is an equal opportunity employer and Minorities, Females, Veterans, and Disabled persons are encouraged to apply. For further information, please click here at http://www.aecom.com/content/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/EEO-is-the-Law-poster-supplement.pdf to view the EEO Is The Law poster.