Airframe & Powerplant Mechanic/Technician

  • Contractor
  • Full Time
  • Mobile, AL

Website PDS Tech, Inc

Job Description:
Our client in Mobile, AL is seeking A&P Mechanics

This positions main responsibility is to assist and support the operation of A/C Flightline Mechanic (Line) working in the fast-paced FAL Mobile Flightline operations to ensure aircraft are maintained with the highest degree of safety, quality, on cost, on schedule and are ready for schedule test flight and delivery.
Primary Responsibilities:

Learn new tasks and techniques in trouble shooting aircraft systems and support Flight technicians
Assist flight line Technicians in the identification and analysis of aircraft systems,structural, mechanical, electronic, power plant failures and support corrective actions post dock & post flight discrepancies.
Document tasks in accordance with company procedure and specifications.
Perform post dock maintenance daily check list tasks and safety and security preflight check list tasks .
Perform day to day planned and unplanned aircraft standard maintenance
Actively participate in the development and improvement of system trouble-shooting skills.
Assist and support a FlightlineTechnician in the repair of aircraft and/or engines and all associated system using safe, cost effective maintenance procedures, such as but not limited to on wing management programs or Engine, APU, ACM, MED trim adjustment, flight control surface rig, adjustment, cabin seat, lav,and galley functional checks, Additionally support Oxygen test, structural repair and servicing aircraft and associated systems.
Support aircraft movement.
Perform FOD check and walk through.
Support aircraft cleaning and preparation for customer delivery and flyaway.
Maintain close working relationship with assigned lead person with regard to schedules, priorities, availability of parts, supplies and tools, and special instructions as required.
Perform work from Work Order, SOI, service manuals, and other data sources to obtain dimensions, locations, alignment, tolerances and other specification requirements.
Use a variety of standard and specialized hand tools, power equipment, measuring devices and test equipment in completing work assignments, and jigs/Fixtures with associated license, such as but not limited to: crane,cherry-picker,fork lift, lifting platform, loading platform, conveyor.

Assure that completed work complies with regulations (in both the Production environment and at Repair Stations), customer requirements, and company specifications.
Complete forms and records pertaining to completion of assigned work, including time keeping process.
Perform Daily inspections prior using any applicable equipment
Report details tasks input/output directly to Management.

Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualified Experience / Skills / Training:
Follow all OSHA, safety and environmental regulations.
Promote and have an active role and detailed knowledge of specific procedures such as but not limited to :
Aircraft Rescue and Fire Fighting Procedure (ARFF)
Flight and Ground Operation Procedure
Foreign Object Debris procedure
Tool Control
Follow and encourage Safety by using applicable PPE, following and exceeding Safety requirements.
Participate in process improvement, root cause analysis, 5S, and all applicable tools improving work load, quality, and safety and reducing cycle time.
DIRECT NUMBER: 678-981-6070
Job Requirements:
Education/Special Qualifications

Minimum of High school Diploma and specialized aeronautical training, A & P license is preferred.  Must have 5+ years
Physical Requirements:

Vision: adequate to enter and read material on computer screens. Able to identify markings and digital outputs on calibrated tools. Able to identify individuals to initiate greetings, the giving of directions and other business interactions
Hearing: able to hear sufficiently to engage in conversation in office settings. Able to hear safety alerts and warning signals.
Speaking: able to engage in conversations in person and via electronic means and deliver information to groups of varying size with or without amplification.
Equipment Operation: Able to operate a wide range of tools and equipment including hydraulic lifts and arms.
Carrying: able to occasionally carry up to 20lbs/9kg while engaging in training, addressing production issues or as part of continuous improvement projects.
Lifting: able to occasionally lift up to 30lbs/14kg.
Pushing/Pulling: able to push/pull items in office areas and on shop floor.
Sitting: able to sit for extended periods of time at computer and in meetings.
Squatting/Kneeling: able to occasionally squat or kneel to retrieve or replace items shelved on bottom shelves.
Standing: able to stand for extended periods of time delivering information.
Travel/Mobility: able to travel overseas and domestically sometimes for extended periods of time and on short notice.

 Able to work outside hangers in changing locations.
Able to work on movable lifts at the aircraft at a height of approximately 40 ft.
Able to enter a wing through a 9.8 inch by 17.7 inch oval opening, while sometimes working in a ventilated fuel tank with a respirator in a confined space.

 Walking: able to walk through office and production areas, around flight line and airstrips and sometimes on uneven indoor or outdoor surfaces other business interactions
PDS Tech, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will not discriminate against applicants on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.
Salary Range: Neg-Neg