AAR CORP A&P Tech (Crew Chief) - OCONUS RW in Bagram, Afghanistan


The maintaining of aircraft and their associated engines and sub-systems to ensure airworthiness. Perform maintenance for S61.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Repairs, replaces and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as cowlings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units; using hand tools, power tools, machines and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun and drills.
  • Reads and interprets manufacturer and airline maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other related documentation to determine feasibility and method of altering or repairing the aircraft and it's associated components, determining the airworthiness of the aircraft and it's associated components and replacement for malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Inspects engines and their associated components for airworthiness; repairs or replaces defective engine parts and associated components; removes and installs engines onto the aircraft.
  • Troubleshoots, repairs and replaces electrical wiring and associated components.
  • Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including hydraulic system servicing, engine oil replenishment, aircraft systems lubrication, aircraft fueling, etc...
  • Interacts with Company maintenance control, the customer and manufacturer in matters that concern the airworthiness of the aircraft, operational readiness of the aircraft and issues related to the troubleshooting of the aircraft's system.
  • Must know the maintenance sections of the certificate holder's maintenance manual, the operations specifications, the provisions and applicable parts of FAR Part 135.
  • Monitor passenger carry-on baggage for weight and size.
  • Determine if any carry-on baggage needs to be placed in the baggage/cargo compartment.
  • Assist passengers with carry-on baggage to ensure proper stowage.
  • Determine if any passenger is transporting hazardous materials.
  • Determine if passengers seated in the emergency exit seats meet requirements.
  • Reseat passengers in emergency exit seats, if necessary.
  • Monitor cabin for any irregularities and report to the Captain using established procedures.
  • Determine if any passengers may be under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
  • Shall meet all applicable FAA regulatory requirements including maintenance of adequate rest periods before each flight.
  • Must ensure that passengers are fully briefed regarding the use and location of aircraft seat belts, flotation devices (if required) and emergency exits and the use of Portable Electronic Devices.
  • Must conduct emergency evacuation under the direction of the PIC.
  • In the event that both PIC and SIC (and other pilots on duty) become incapacitated, the Flight Mechanic must take command and ensure the safety of the passengers.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a U.S. Security Clearance at the appropriate level. Position is located overseas in austere environments with a deployment rotation schedule.
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Education Required:

  • High School diploma or GED.
  • Must have current FAA issued Mechanic certificate with both Airframe & Powerplant ratings.

Skills & Experience


  • Must have prior experience maintaining specific assigned aircraft S61.
  • Must have at least 5 years Rotor Wing experience.
  • Must have exercised the privilege of their A&P License for a minimum of 6 months of the previous 24 months.
  • Must have experience with working from blueprint drawings, diagram, specifications, service manuals, sketches, templates and other incomplete data.


  • Strong Electrical/Avionics background a plus.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Core Competencies

1. Focus on Results - Able to plan and organize work to achieve goals; achieves targeted results with minimal supervision; is accountable for own actions. 2. Communications - Possess excellent verbal & written communications skills; Provides timely, well organized verbal & written information that is audience appropriate; listens attentively to others and retains/processes information. 3. Teamwork - Builds alliances, partnerships & collaboration with others including those different from him/her; deals tactfully with others; assumes helps with a variety of team roles. 4. Strategic Planning & Decision-Making - Develops strategic short & long term plans; arranges priorities, distinguishing urgent, important and unimportant in order to meet goals & deadlines; consults & collaborates with appropriate people. 5. Initiative & Innovation - Generates new ideas personally & encourage team to do the same; stays up-to-date on technology & approaches to work; provides creative solutions & input when faced with challenges. 6. Interpersonal Relationships - Builds effective relationships with internal & external customers; ability to work independently and coordinate work with others; resolves conflicts in a professional manner. 7. Quality & Safety - Adheres to all safety & security policies and regulations; demonstrates quality work that is accurate, thorough & efficient. 8. Continuous Improvement - Examines personal & organizational processes, promotes opportunities for improvement; analyzes successes & failures to learn and improve. 9. Training & Development - Completes required & suggested training; shows eagerness and capacity to learn; receptive to coaching & feedback. 10. Integrity - Committed to passionately and consistently promoting a professional culture that is trustworthy, honest, socially responsible, and where differences are respected and valued.

Job: *Technical

Title: A&P Tech (Crew Chief) - OCONUS RW

Location: Afghanistan-Bagram

Requisition ID: 6354