Location: Malmstrom AFB, MT Job Posting No: 2012-0027-001
Start Date: ASAP
Contract: Helicopter Maintenance
Salary Range: $25.15 per hour Posting Date: 04/23/2012
Union: Yes FLSA Status: Hourly Union
Shift Work: Yes FT/PT: FT
Relocation: No Travel: Possible
Comprehensive benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Life and Dependent Life, AD&D, Short-and Long-term Disability. We also offer Flexible Spending Accounts for qualified healthy and dependent care expenses, as well as a free Employee Assistance Program.
Inspects, maintains, packs and adjusts aircrew flight equipment such as flight helmets, oxygen masks, parachutes, flotation devices, survival kits, helmet mounted devices, aircrew night vision and other ocular systems, anti-G garments, aircrew eye and respiratory protective equipment, chemical biological protective oxygen masks and overalls, and other types of AFE and aircrew chemical defense systems. Repairs fabric and rubber components, including protective clothing, thermal radiation barriers, flotation equipment, and various parachutes. Evaluates problems and determines feasibility of repair or replacement related to inspecting and repairing fabric, Rubber equipment, and parachutes. Evaluates work orders for fabrication of authorized items.
Installs and removes aircraft-installed AFE. Uses various types of test equipment such as altimeters, oxygen testers, leakage testers, radio testers, and other types of testers to conduct reliability testing on AFE and ACDE. Maintains inspection and accountability documentation on AFE issued to aircrews or preposition on aircraft.
Must be proficient in AFE inspection and maintenance procedures; parachute construction; effects on temperature and humidity on parachutes and other fabrics; characteristics of rubberized items; solvent, heat and pressure effects on rubber; proper handling, use and disposal of hazardous waste, materials, and pyrotechnics; aircrew flight and chemical defense equipment inspections, fitting, and maintenance procedures; supply procedures; principles of contamination control. Must also be proficient in related technical information, policies, procedures, techniques, and equipment. Will be required to become proficient in basic helicopter ground handling procedures such as towing, jacking and refuel/defuel and be able to perform these tasks on an as needed basis.
- Moves about both inside aircraft hangar and outside on aircraft ramp within close proximity of running equipment and aircraft.
- Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English
- Must be able to read, write, and understand English
- High school diploma or equivalent
- One year in the last 3 years at a 7-level AFE Specialist
- Current drivers' license
- Able to obtain and maintain Secret security clearance