Mechanic (Caseyville, IL)
Company: R.J. Corman Railroad
Posted on: May 26, 2023
Responsible for field and shop repair and maintenance of
helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft to ensure airworthiness. Under
general direction, repairs, overhauls, inspects, maintains, cleans,
and returns helicopters and fixed-wing aircraft to service;
performs related work as required. Assumes the duties and
responsibilities of the aircraft supervisor as required. The duties
and responsibilities are governed by established maintenance
schedules, limitations of shop and field maintenance facilities,
and Federal Aviation Administration regulations.
- Troubleshoots aircraft malfunctions in order to accurately
diagnose and repair problems.
- Performs required maintenance and repair of aircraft systems
and assemblies, including all hydraulic, electrical, and mechanical
components, in order to maintain airworthiness of aircraft.
- Performs inspections of aircraft to determine repair and
maintenance work needed, and to recommend the feasibility of
- Supervises aircraft during inspections at outside repair
stations to ensure proper methods are followed, quality work is
accomplished and delivery schedule remains consistent, ensures
proper billing of repairs.
- Conducts and observes tests and systems checks with pilot
during test flights in order to functionally test aircraft
- Assists other personnel as required in order to manipulate
large, heavy, or awkward aircraft parts (e.g., the removal or
replacement of the engine, main transmission assembly, etc.).
- Maintains airframe and fuselage to control corrosion and
- Approves and returns aircraft to service after minor repairs
- Maintains logbooks and other records to provide required
documentation of aircraft maintenance and repairs.
- Maintains ground support equipment. Minimum Requirements
- Occupational hazards and appropriate safety measures.
- Federal Aviation Regulations (FARs) to perform and document
aircraft maintenance and repair procedures. Skill in:
- Diagnosing, troubleshooting, and repairing aircraft and
aircraft systems (e.g., mechanical, electrical, hydraulic,
structural) involving the use of sophisticated testing equipment,
meters, hand and specialized tools, schematics, etc.
- Interpreting complex technical information (e.g., parts
manuals, maintenance manuals, manufacturers' specifications,
systems schematics, test data, etc.) to troubleshoot aircraft
problems, prepare repair/modification estimates, perform repairs,
and inspect aircraft.
- The use of chemicals, detergents, and paints to control
aircraft corrosion. Ability to:
- Respond "on call" to on-site and off-site locations to perform
- Move items of up to 70 pounds for distances of up to 100 feet
to manipulate aircraft parts.
- Bend, stoop, and climb as necessary to access aircraft,
components, and equipment to make inspections, diagnose
malfunctions, and perform repairs.
- Understand and follow established programs and procedures of
the aviation department.
- Prepare detailed written documents using prescribed formats to
prepare repair estimates, FAA reports, maintenance records, log
- Communicate verbally with pilots and mechanics for the purpose
of exchanging technical information.
- Communicate with current and future customers in assessing
maintenance needs WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
- May work near moving mechanical parts.
- May be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
- Exposure to loud noise (e.g., heavy motorized equipment).
- High school diploma or possession of a G.E.D. certificate.
- Possession of a valid mechanic's license with airframe and
power plant ratings issued by the FAA.
- Possession of a valid Kentucky driver's license.
- Possession of a complete set of aircraft mechanic's tools.
- Experience in the repair and maintenance of turbine
helicopters, and/or single and multi-engine turbo-fan and
reciprocating engine fixed-wing aircraft.
- Absence of violations of FAA regulations.
- Ability to pass RJ Corman Railroad Group, LLC pre-employment
and random drug testing requirements.
In addition to the above requirements, the following qualifications
shall also apply:
Requires three to Five (3 to 5) years of experience maintaining
helicopters and/or fixed-wing aircraft, with responsibility for
completing major and minor overhauls to return helicopters and
fixed-wing aircraft to flight status.
Keywords: R.J. Corman Railroad, Springfield , Mechanic (Caseyville, IL), Engineering , Caseyville, Illinois
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