Lockheed Martin HYDRAULICS TECHNICAN 4 in Bethesda, Maryland

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: 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 his career field. Candidate must have at least 4 years’ experience with F-16 aircraft maintenance activities. Progressive and documented experience in the fighter aircraft maintenance environment. Documented qualifications in related maintenance fields. Must have strong communications and interpersonal skills. Must read, write and speak English fluently. Must have or be able to rapidly secure a DOD secret clearance. 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.

Candidates must be willing and able to participate in all set-up activities, assist with receiving and storing supplies and support equipment. The site will still be under construction at the time of the first arrivals. 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.

Basic Qualifications Aircraft Hydraulics Backshop experience

Desired skills USAF 7 level or equivalent

I-level or backshop hydraulics experience

Previous experience setting up maintenance work areas

A strong understanding of the maintenance process

Perform routine system troubleshooting, installation and repair.

Have a working knowledge of electronic and mechanical systems and components on the F-16 aircraft

Experience with Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Project, Access)

Aircraft Mechanic / Aircraft craftsman A&P Lic.

Ground handling, minor maintenance, and servicing

Preflight/thru flight/post flight & BPO inspections

Min 4 years documented experience on the F-16 Aircraft / systems

Ability to speak/communicate in Arabic

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Job Location(s): Bethesda Maryland