Aircraft Mechanic

Lakehurst, NJ

Posted: 01/05/2023 Division: Government/DOD Job Number: JN -102022-15750

Job Description

Aircraft Mechanic

Location: Lakehurst, NJ

Salary: $80k-$97k

Industry: Defense

Clearance: Active Secret


  • HS Diploma, A&P Certification
  • 6+ years of hands-on aviation mechanic experience
  • 3+ years experience with DHC-8/ 300 series
  • Completion of formal maintenance training on assigned aircraft
  • Qualified by the appropriate USG armed forces aircraft mechanic maintenance course or civilian equivalent training.
  • Recent full-time experience in aviation maintenance during the past 12 months.


  • Performs quality maintenance on assigned aircraft in accordance with federal aviation regulations, original equipment manufacturers, or military technical orders as specified in the statement of work instructions.
  • Repair and replace 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 associated equipment.
  • Examine engines for oil leaks and listens to operating engine to detect and diagnose malfunctions.
  • Inspect turbine blades to detect cracks or breaks.
  • Test engine operation, using troubleshooting procedures and diagnostic test equipment, to identify source of malfunction.
  • Replace or repair worn or damaged components using hand tools, gauges, and test equipment.
  • Remove and install engine from aircraft.
  • Disassemble and inspect parts for wear, warping, or other defects.
  • Repair or replace defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.
  • Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing crankcase, cleaning screens, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.
  • May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies.

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