Job Description : Aircraft Mechanic
Location : Athens, Greece
Duties and responsibilities :
The Aircraft Mechanic duties shall include, but are not limited to :
Service, repair, and overhaul aircraft to ensure airworthiness.
Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, anti-icing, pneumatic, engines, auxiliary power unit, propellers and propeller gearboxes, ventilation and heating systems.
Repair, replace, and rebuild aircraft, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, using hand tools, power tools, machines and equipments.
Read and interpret manufacturer’s 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.
Perform progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
Examine engines for any abnormalities IAW the OEM’s maintenance manual such as engine / hydraulic leaks, general wear and tear, chaffing lubrication line, electrical harnesses and other components associated with the engine.
Examine the propeller system for delaminated, damaged, chipped or worn propeller blades. Also inspect the propeller gearbox for any abnormalities IAW the OEM’s maintenance manual such as lubrication leaks, general wear and tear, chaffing lubrication line, electrical harnesses and other components associated with the propeller system.
Inspect engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing
Replace or repair worn or damaged components, alternators, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment.
Remove engine from aircraft, using hoist or forklift truck.
Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, cracks, and airworthiness.
Repair or replace defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
Adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories.
Perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections.
Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing gearboxes, cleaning screens, and filters, greasing moving parts, and
Supervise the jacking and towing of aircraft.
Enter in the maintenance record description of the work performed and verify 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
May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies, and may specialize in
line maintenance engine repair.
Provide technical direction to Aircraft Mechanic Helpers and Aircraft Workers.
Job Requirements : Qualifications :
Five (5) years of experience performing aircraft maintenance on P-3 aircraft.
Ability to operate all GSE equipment
High school diploma or equivalent
Ability to read, write, speak and understand English fluently.
Possess computer skills to include a basic knowledge sufficient to complete internet searches and prepare / edit documents utilizing word processing or spreadsheet applications.
Working conditions :
Aircraft maintenance environment
In and around aircraft and ground support equipment, may be subject to loud noises, exhaust fumes, dust, extreme weather conditions
Must be able to work all shifts as needed, shift times / workweeks may be altered to meet customer requirements with
minimum amount of notification
Physical requirements :
Must be able to safely move about in aircraft maintenance environment
Shall be capable of performing tasks that frequently require : lifting, reaching, bending, walking, pulling, sitting, and standing, crouching, stooping, kneeling, and stretching for prolonged periods of time.
Shall be capable of performing tasks in cramped, awkward, and strained positions and / or climbing up and down ladders, work platforms, scaffolding, and aircraft structures.
Shall be capable of carrying items up to 40 pounds and on heavier items shall seek the assistance of other workers or weight lifting devices.
Shall be capable of using cumbersome Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) for Hazardous Material (HAZMAT) operations.
Regularly required to talk and / or be able to hear
Salary Range : $33
Travel : Expenses will be taken care of by the company