Knowledge, Skills and Abilities
Thorough knowledge of the methods, tools and equipment used in the repair of aircraft; thorough knowledge of and skill in the use and operation of shop tools and machinery; thorough knowledge of safe work practices; ability to detect by inspection any worn or broken aviation parts; ability to adapt available tools and repair parts to specific repair problems; ability to interpret and work from sketches, diagrams and installation and repair charts; ability to plan and direct the work of others; ability to prepare and file written reports; ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with associates and vendors.
Education and Experience
High school diploma or GED and extensive experience in aviation maintenance, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
This work requires the frequent exertion of up to 10 pounds of force and occasional exertion of over 100 pounds of force; work regularly requires speaking or hearing and using hands to finger, handle or feel, frequently requires standing, walking, climbing or balancing, stooping, kneeling, crouching or crawling, reaching with hands and arms, pushing or pulling and lifting and occasionally requires sitting and repetitive motions; work has standard vision requirements; vocal communication is required for expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word and conveying detailed or important instructions to others accurately, loudly or quickly; hearing is required to perceive information at normal spoken word levels and to receive detailed information through oral communications and/or to make fine distinctions in sound; work requires preparing and analyzing written or computer data, visual inspection involving small defects and/or small parts, using of measuring devices, assembly or fabrication of parts within arm’s length, operating machines and operating motor vehicles or equipment; work frequently requires working near moving mechanical parts and occasionally requires working in high, precarious places, exposure to fumes or airborne particles, exposure to toxic or caustic chemicals, exposure to outdoor weather conditions, exposure to the risk of electrical shock, working with explosives, exposure to vibration, wearing a self-contained breathing apparatus and exposure to blood borne pathogens and may be required to wear specialized personal protective equipment; work is generally in a very loud noise location (e.g. jack hammer work, garbage recycle plant).
Federal Aviation Administration Airframe and Power plant License with Inspection Authorization.
Valid driver's license in the State of North Carolina.