Fully qualified 7 level with 9 years of C-5 B,C, and M model experience. I'm always seeking training/qualifications outside of AFSC. Aside from normal APG qualifications, I am able to repair and overhaul all -21 equipment such as crew seats, passenger seats, logistic rails, and detents. I train less experienced WG-10s as well as airmen on aircraft inspections, servicing, and proper forms documentations. I create and execute G081 courses for unit members on UTA. I am a member of the unit's Engine run team. Subject Matter Expert for the MXG Lead teams of technicians on aircraft lubrication/HSC inspections. I am constantly striving to increase my system knowledge by reading Technical orders, attending classes, as well as immersing my self in troubleshooting with specialists.
Performs inspections and troubleshooting on a variety of major aircraft systems, their assemblies, and components. Determines the nature of trouble and extent of adjustment or repair required on a number of major aircraft systems such as airframe, landing gear, power plant, gear boxes, pumps, and hydraulic, pressurization, utility, fuel, oil, pneumatic, and flight control systems. Determines when systems, assemblies and components are operating properly; whether portions must be repaired or replaced; and the type of adjustment and alignment needed. Uses and maintains various standard and specialized tools and test equipment of the trade. Appropriately documents finding and work using AF 781 series forms. Provides training to Air Force personnel in the accomplishment of tasks set forth herein. Performs or oversees aircraft inspections including preflight, post flight, phase, acceptance, and other scheduled and unscheduled inspections. Provides technical supervision on production matters to all employees assigned to the crew/team, which may include active duty, ARTs, civilians, and others.
Positions, maintains, disassembles, repairs, and reassembles major aircraft systems, their assemblies, and components. Efficiently completes major overhaul to routine maintenance, positioning and servicing of aircraft. Tows, launch, and recovering aircraft. Checks aircraft forms for discrepancies during each work shift, clears discrepancies within capabilities and accurately annotates forms and/or automated records as to work performed. May provide on-the-job training (OJT) to lower grade workers and others in related trades on aircraft maintenance practices, technical aspects of new/modified systems and components and safety procedures.
Initiates requisitions for needed parts and supplies and technical publications. Proposes changes to technical publications when discrepancies are found. Utilizes safety practices and procedures following established safety rules and regulations and maintains a safe and clean work area. Follows federal and state rules when storing, using, handling, labeling, and disposing of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with environmental standards. Accomplishes and complies with established FOD regulations and procedures on assigned aircraft and related work areas. Ensures tools are properly marked, calibrated, secured, and inventoried in accordance with established procedures.
Skill in the use of standard and specialized tools and test equipment including fixtures, templates, scales, test stands and external power sources. Skill in reading and understanding instructions, specifications, blueprints, technical orders and data and settings from cockpit instruments and gauges. Ability to rig, function test, or troubleshoot systems; determine when they are operating properly or whether portions of the system should be repaired or replaced; and the type and extent of adjustment and alignment needed.
Independently determines the nature of trouble and extent of adjustment or repair required on a number of major aircraft systems. Uses judgment to determine the tools, methods, and techniques to complete work assignments. Carries out work assignments with little or no review during the progress or work. Documents all work on the aircraft and ensures that aircraft records are complete. Technical data and guidelines covering equipment, methods and procedures are usually complete and specific.
Plans use of workers, equipment, facilities and materials on a daily or by project basis. Adheres to work priorities, project schedules, resources and detailed work plans established by higher level supervisors. As a rule, keeps higher level supervision informed of actions impacting labor and other resources. Regularly plans work in accordance with guideline set by higher level supervisors.
Knowledge of the makeup, operation, installation, and adjustment of a variety of major interrelated and/or integrated aircraft systems, subsystems, and assemblies such as fuel and hydraulic systems, flight control systems, instrumentation systems, engines, landing gear assemblies, air frame and control surfaces. Knowledge of safety regulations, practices, and procedures. Knowledge of supply procedures, the publications order system, tool, equipment and material accounting and security and documentation procedures.
Dash 21 Journeyman for 2+ years. Creates work schedule, slide and raft schedule, and other various schedules for aircraft maintenance. Removes/installs emergency escape slides and rafts. Removes/installs and operates A/B/M model cargo winches. Performs maintenance/removal and installation on all troop and flight deck seats, cargo rail and detents. Performs removal and installation on all Dash 21 equipment such as oxygen bottles, fire extinguishers, exit lights etc.
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