Performs inspections, functional checks, and preventive maintenance on aircraft, and inspects aircraft to include periodic, phase, hourly, preflight, post flight, thru-flight and special inspections such as fuel contamination, emergency equipment, and oil sampling. Inspects and performs functional checks such as landing gear retraction and operation checks on hydraulic, electrical, pressurization, lubrication, de-icing, vacuum, induction and exhaust systems. Installs equipment such as external tanks, hoists and pylons. Troubleshoots and performs unscheduled maintenance on assigned and transient aircraft, utilizing various gauges, meters, measuring devices and other related test equipment. Removes and replaces aircraft components such as control surfaces, engines, constant speed drive, engine mounted gear boxes, wing fuel tanks or cells, landing gear mechanisms, wheels, brakes, and tires. Services oil, fluid, fuel, hydraulic, and oxygen systems. Adjusts and maintains installed equipment. Removes and replaces working or inoperative parts and elements. Performs operator maintenance on aircraft installed auxiliary power units. Meets and de-briefs the aircrew on the status of the aircraft. Launches and recovers assigned and transient aircraft to include those on alert status. Inspects for conditions such as oil, fuel, hydraulic leaks; damaged tires; and loose panels, which would make the aircraft unsafe for flight. May be required to perform user and organizational level maintenance on assigned support equipment including inspection, repair, modification and corrosion prevention. Inventories, controls, stores and repairs equipment for assigned aircraft. Accomplishes and reviews all non-powered AGE and equipment records relating to assigned equipment. Instructs, directs and assigns maintenance repair tasks to drill status guardsmen. Observes work and ensures compliance with standard procedures and applicable technical publications. Complies with safety, fire, security, and housekeeping regulations. Ensures that material and equipment are properly stored, protected, maintained, and secured. Prepares for and participates in various types of readiness evaluations such as MEI, ORI, IG and UE inspections, mobility and command support exercises. Performs other duties as assigned.