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Aviation Maintenance Technician (Detailed Parts Inspection) – Pratt Jets


This is a Full-time position in Dfw Airport, TX posted June 7, 2021.

About Dallas AirmotiveTracing its origins to 1932 at Dallas Love Field, Dallas Airmotive, a BBA Aviation company, got its start repairing and overhauling aircraft piston engines. Today Dallas Airmotive focuses on servicing turbine engines used by business and general aviation, government, military, airline and rotor wing operators around the world. As a leading independent OEM-authorized turbine engine repair and overhaul organization, we have forged bonds with turbine engine manufacturers that go back more than 60 years. Working with these OEMs, we are proud to have developed many of the repair and overhaul techniques that are standard in the industry today. Over the years, we have continued to add engine authorizations, services and capabilities that encompass the majority of turbine-powered business and general aviation aircraft flying today, with support that extends to every corner of the globe.If you are looking for a rewarding career with a time-tested leader in the aviation industry, we encourage you to apply for this challenging and gratifying career opportunity by clicking APPLY ONLINE above.Purpose – Job Summary:Performs engine repair or overhaul inclusive of troubleshooting (both on or off wing), disassembly, cleaning, inspection & NDI, machining, assembly, testing, and preservation tasks conducted in the process of approving for return to service any aircraft, engine, module, accessory or part for which the repair station is rated, according to their ability and certification to perform such work, following all health and safety practices and requirements.Essential Duties and Responsibilities: (Not listed in order of importance. Other duties may be assigned.)Ability to read and write English, follow all required standards in the performance of assigned work displaying appropriate competencies in accordance with FAA Regulations, OEM manuals, and related materials.Incumbent is required to meet all training requirements set out in a separate, but specific DAI Training Matrices chart for each job. Specific materials, training or publications, the incumbent must be familiar with the following:Federal RegulationsInspectionPolicies & ProceduresFAR Part 43Visual InspectionSubstance Free PolicyFAR Part 145Receiving InspectionHS&EAdvisory CircularsScales and MeasuringDepartment PublicationsForm 8130Precision MeasuringRepair Station ManualLog Books, Time & Cycle LifeBogus PartsRecords & RecordingNon Destructive Testing (NDT)Aviation Maintenance TechnicianUnder general supervision and according to departmental policies and procedures:* Conducts necessary troubleshooting and/or repair (either on or off wing).* Disassembly and assembly of various models of turbine engines according to sequence utilizing aircraft tools, balance machines, surface grinders, drill presses, and other equipment for repair and/or overhaul.* Receives engine parts to conduct inspections utilizing magnifying glasses, vernier calipers, depth gauges, buffers, binoculars, and pressure testers in order to detect physical defects such as cracks, burns, foreign object damages, proper screws and structure deviations.* Evaluates engine parts to determine which parts are repairable or unrepairable; refers to micrometers and other precision-measurement tests to determine further routing to other destinations or to scrap parts.* Inspect aircraft engine parts to determine and/or perform NDT requirements.* Utilizes applicable database system in order to retrieve information regarding parts inventory, manufacturing models, serial numbers, and/or other pertinent information to ensure proper documentation.* Refers to technical publications, specification sheets and/or other regulatory requirements in order to ensure that all tasks have been completed in proper sequence and required signed-off.* General facility cleaning and maintenance.Minimum QualificationsWork requires a level of knowledge normally acquired through 2 years or more experience on gas turbine engines or have a FAA-issued Power Plant license in order to disassemble/assemble turbine engines and to inspect and evaluate engine aircraft parts to detect physical defects.Must be able to read, interpret and understand technical manuals, work specifications and written work instructions; ability to read micrometers and other precision-measuring instruments.Type/Extent of Supervisory Responsibilities: NoneDirect /Indirect Experience:Should have two years or more experience in gas turbine engine/components maintenance and repair.Previous technical experience in the aerospace field on turbine engines; Pratt and Whitney PT6A, JT15D, PW100/300/500, TFE731, Rolls Royce Spey/Tey, MM250.Qualifications: (Including Licenses and Certifications)FAA Airframe & Power Plant license (preferred)Level II NDT Certification (preferred)Level of Decision Making/Problem Solving:The employees are directly responsible to their Supervisor. All work actions are subject to progressive inspection.Physical And Mental Demands: (The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.)Physical:Shop Work: exerting up to (50-70) pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects. Work involves walking, sitting, driving or standing for brief periods of time. Near clarity of vision is required for close up engine and chart/document analysis.Reaching: extending hands and arms in any direction.Handling: seizing, holding, grasping, turning or otherwise working with hand(s). Fingers are involved to the extent that they are an extension of the hand, such as to turn a switch or shift gears such as picking, pinching or otherwise working primarily with fingers rather than with the whole hand or arm as in handling.Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word to impart oral information to convey detailed spoken instruction to other workers accurately, loudly or quickly.Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds by ear.Mental:The job requires careful diligence/attention in performing duties under normal mental stresses commonly associated with detailed mechanical/technical work.Work Environment: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.)Engine shop environments, including: hoists, heavy parts, chemicals and fluids with use of precision instruments, stringent housekeeping and work area safety regulations and practices to observe and maintain.Environment may include brief periods of elevated noise exposure due to engine testing.May have occasional exposure to outside weather conditions.This job competencies description form shows typical requirements of a position within this job classification. This description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Individual positions may vary slightly in functions, job dimensions and requirements. Candidates whose disabilities make them unable to meet these requirements will still be considered fully qualified if they can perform the Essential Functions of the job with reasonable accommodation.

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