The following list is not comprehensive but provides a snapshot of some of the duties that may be required of this position:
- Performs all phases of the repair and reclamation process for crashed or damaged
aircraft utilizing lifting bags, cranes, hoists, slings, forklifts, and other
heavy equipment. Maintains and stores the special equipment identified and assigned
to the crash recovery mission.
- Serves on the flight control team and may coordinate team functions. Participates
in flight crew debriefing, troubleshooting, repairing: and replacing components
- Advises on and participates in the removal. rigging, and replacement of flight
control surfaces, portable huffet and lavatory units. Utilizes a wide variety of technical gauges, instruments and tools such as bead breakers, micrometers, dial indicators.
pressure gauges, torque wrenches, tensiometers, weight and balance testers, and inside
and outside calipers to test. overhaul, rig and install major airframe components.
- Accomplishes organizational and intermediate level maintenance, which involves
major repairs, TCTOs, and/or flight controls, landing years. doors and canopies and
associated equipment requiring structural or component maintenance beyond the capabilities
of other activities.
- Performs intermediate level maintenance on aircraft wheel and tires and may
also accomplish organizational maintenance such as wheel and tire and brake changes.
When a supply point for build-up assets is established in the shop, will insure DIF+
assets processing and procedures are accomplished according to applicable directives.