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Flight Test Maintenace Technician

Honda North America
United States, North Carolina, Greensboro
May 20, 2024
Honda Aircraft Company

General Summary:

The Flight Test Maintenance Technician installs, maintains, and repairs mechanical systems on aircraft. Assist in inspections and aircraft related projects for company sustainability/future projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

1. Inspects tests, adjusts, and repairs mechanical equipment, such as flight control, landing gear, hydraulic, pneumatic, fuel, and engine systems etc., installed in aircraft, using hand tools and test equipment.

2. Inspects function of mechanical equipment for defects, such as loose connections and wire tensions, and for accuracy of assembly and installation.

3. Tests mechanical equipment under simulated or actual operating conditions to determine performance and airworthiness, using test equipment, such as hydraulic test stand, pressurization test stand, tension meters and bore scope etc.

4. Adjusts, replaces, or repairs defective components based on analysis of function test results, following blue prints, schematics, handbooks, and other technical documents.

5. Responsible for mechanical repair and modification.

6. Perform ground operation for Flight Test.

7. Maintains record for all work.

Education, Work Experience, Certification and/or Licensure:

1. High School Diploma or equivalent.

2. A&P License Required

3. Experience with flight operation support required.

4. Experience with aircraft repair or modification required.

5. Experience with experimental aircraft/R&D programs

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

1. Strong oral and written communication skills.

2. Ability to understand wiring drawings.

3. Strong skills in mechanical and airframe and power plant technical support including installation, repair, and fabrication support.

4. Strong interpersonal skills and judgment in mechanical repair and fabrication situations and in addressing engineers and their design and modification needs.

5. Strong knowledge of glass cockpit mechanical systems; troubleshooting; ringing out; wiring diagrams; wiring needs; and wiring practices, mods, and terminations.

6. Ability to interface with internal engineering support and outside suppliers and vendors and project a good professional image.

7. Must have good prioritizing skills and strong team skills.

8. Must be willing to travel as needed and be able to be flexible and to change direction rapidly as situations change.

9. Flexibility to various schedules and overtime.

Physical Requirements:

1. Incumbents may be routinely exposed to equipment operational noise heat-cold-dust, and/or aircraft equipment, parts, or fuel odors.

2. Incumbents may be required to stand, sit, squat, walk, bend, climb ladders, move, reach, or stretch for prolonged time periods with no restrictions, as required by job duties.

3. Work in a safe and professional manner while adhering to all regulatory requirements (FAA, OSHA, DOT, EPA, State, and Federal regulations, etc.).

4. Read, hear, speak, and see with no restrictions, as required by job duties.

5. Comprehend and adhere to management directions and/or safety instructions with no restrictions.

6. Effectively communicate in Business English language.

7. Pull, push, carry, lift, or move items up to 10 lbs. throughout the work shift without assistance, as required by job duties.

8. Pull, push, carry, lift or move materials/people/items/equipment weighing up to 50lbs or more during the work shift, with the use of Company provided "reach assistance technology" or "movement assist technology" (fork-lifts, pallet jacks, pulleys, dolly's, robotics reach equipment, people movers etc.), as required by job duties.

9. Ability to work tight space, high place and outside environment.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and scope of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all duties, skills, and responsibilities required of personnel so classified. Duties, responsibilities, and activities may change at any time with or without notice. This document does not constitute a contract between the incumbent and Honda Aircraft Company. (FLSA: Non-exempt) 01/07/13

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