Hydraulics Technican 4
Employment Type: Full-Time
This position is located at Balad Air Base Iraq.
I-level hydraulics technician: Overhaul knowledge of F-16 hydraulic and pneumatic components is a prerequisite. Have knowledge in the operation and use of the following shop/lab equipment i.e. Variable DC power supply, stereo microscope, ultrasonic cleaners, Permaswage field repair kit, fluid adapter kits, potting guns, bench grinder, high speed hand grinder, spot weld removal drill, torque wrenches, torque multiplier, torque adapters, bearing puller, spring compressors, roller staking tool, cap strip installation tool, arbor press, slipper seal installation tool, lap assembly extractor tool, soldering station.
Job requires precision measurements to be taken with various types of micrometers, depth micrometers, wide range calipers, inside/outside caliper, precision air gage & air ring gages, radius gages, monochromatic light & optical test flat, hand held multimeter, gas detectors analytical balances and force gages.
Must be able to troubleshoot, repair, overhaul and inspect various aircraft hydraulic and pneumatic components. Operate and maintains computerized hydraulic linear test stand, hydraulic motor & pump drive test stand, pneumatic component test stand, gaseous nitrogen valve test stand, spring resiliency test stand and O-Ring expanders. In addition to many specialized hydraulic component test stand fixtures.
General hand tools to include, air drills, files, punches, spanner wrenches, open end wrenches, screwdrivers, retaining ring pliers, hammers, air impact wrenches and chisels.
Must be able to use A.F. technical orders, electrical and hydraulic schematics.
ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS/INFO: Progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment. Documented qualifications in related maintenance fields. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills.
Regularly required to lift/carry up to 50 pounds, perform repetitive movements, and perform work from ground level to overhead. This position requires frequent standing for long periods, walking, stooping, kneeling, squatting, crawling, and twisting.
Environmental/weather conditions can be extreme during different seasons. Site is a secure compound which team members will be confined to. Flexibility, a positive attitude and excellent people skills are a must.
* Candidates offered a position must complete a pre-employment medical exam that is designed to ensure deployment to the worksite in Iraq, which is located in an austere environment with very limited access to medical care, does not pose a direct threat.
* SECURITY Clearance REQUIRED. Must have an Interim Secret Security Clearance prior to start date AND must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Security Clearance.
Candidate must be a high school graduate or have completed an equivalent program
Candidate must have held a USAF skill level 7 (or equivalent) in their career field
Candidate must have at least 4 years' experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities
I-level or backshop hydraulics experience
Min 4 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft / systems