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Blackhawk Helicopter Repair

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Job Description

No experience required this is an entry level position with paid training and certification. This position does require enlistment into US Army or Army Reserve.

Overview

The UH-60 helicopter repairer is primarily responsible for the maintenance of the UH-60 Helicopters (also known as the “Black Hawk”). With hundreds of Army missions depending on these helicopters, they must ensure that all of them are safe and ready to fly.

Job Duties

  • Remove and install aircraft subsystem assemblies such as engines, rotors, gearboxes, transmissions and mechanical flight controls
  • Service and lubricate aircraft and subsystems
  • Prepare aircraft for inspections and maintenance checks
  • Assist in diagnosing/troubleshooting

Training

Job training for an UH-60 helicopter repairer requires 10 weeks of Basic Combat Training, and 15 weeks of Advanced Individual Training with on-the-job instruction. Part of this time is spent in the classroom and in the field.

Some of the skills you’ll learn are:

  • Engine disassembly and repair
  • Repair of aluminum, steel and fiberglass airframes/coverings
  • Fix hydraulic, fuel and electrical systems

Helpful Skills

  • Preference in mathematics and shop mechanics
  • Interest in working with aircrafts and engine mechanics
  • Ability to use hand and power tools

Have you thought about joining the Army or serving part-time in the Army Reserve? Are you looking for a unique stepping stone to set yourself apart from your peers in the job market? We are currently seeking qualified individuals who are interested in pursuing careers in aviation mechanics such as: unmanned aircraft system repairer, aircraft electrician, aircraft structural repair, aircraft pneudraulics repair, avionic mechanic, aviations operations specialist, unmanned aerial vehicle operater, AH64 armament/elect/avionics system repair, and AH64/UH-60/CH47 helicopter repair.

Eligibility:

-Must have an interest in joining the Army

-17 to 34 years old

( https://www.goarmy.com/soldier-life/fitness-and-nutrition/components-of-fitness/body-composition.html )

-No history of a felony level offense

-No major medical procedures that would prohibit you from service (Please feel free to ask specific questions)

Job Types: Full-time, Part-time, Contract

Pay: $30,000.00 - $90,000.00 per year

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Employee discount
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Parental leave
  • Professional development assistance
  • Referral program
  • Relocation assistance
  • Retirement plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 10 hour shift
  • 8 hour shift
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Bonus pay
  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
PPE is provided

Education:

  • High school or equivalent (Required)

Work Location: Multiple Locations

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Reviews

  • Conducting soldier readiness within my sectors of expertise. Human Resources Specialist

    2022-01-10 06:52:17.853

    I help members of my team (other soldiers) so it never really feels like work.

    It is a part time gig so i feel like I don't always get enough time to do what I do.