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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Meridian, Mississippi
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic
Position Overview:

Inspect, troubleshoot, repair, maintain and perform organizational and intermediate (O&I) maintenance level calendar inspections on aviators personal survival equipment and aircraft installed safety/survival equipment in accordance with applicable manuals, publications and instructions.

Possess a working knowledge of Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) OPNAVINST 4790.2, NAVAIR 11-110-1, 13-1-6 series manuals and other applicable maintenance/technical manuals. Must have a working knowledge of aircrew survival equipment and applicable explosive devices.

Must be customer oriented.

Job Responsibilities:

Work from Government instructions and Maintenance Instruction Manuals and Company directives to perform maintenance repair and installation of aircraft life support systems and aircrew personal survival equipment.

Transport, install and remove Cartridge Actuated Devices and Propulsion Actuated Devices.

Pack, unpack, preserve and maintain parachutes and seat survival kits.

Repair, fit, maintain and preserve pilots personal equipment

Perform corrosion control and prevention as required.

Issues and receives aircrew survival equipment.

Initiate and update checkout/return records.

Assemble, place in service and perform calendar inspections on oxygen mask assemblies, survival vest, helmets and other related safety/survival equipment.

Perform aircraft conditional and special inspections of installed safety/survival equipment.

Maintain VIDS boards for parachute and personal equipment for accountability and inspection due dates.

Adjust, maintain and perform minor repairs on sewing machines.

Construct fabric items using sewing machine and performs hand tacking on fabrics.

Remove, install and repair slide fasteners, grommets, snap fasteners and Velcro closures on personal survival equipment and other type fabrics.

Orders required survival equipment and supplies.

Install and test emergency radios in survival vest.

May be required to perform collateral duty inspection or CD QAR functions.

Identifies and treats corrosion.

Completes applicable maintenance forms.

Briefs and debriefs flight personnel on use and condition of survival equipment.

Maintains cleanliness of work center.

Complies with Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Hazardous Waste, and Tool Control Programs.

Assist as directed to ensure safety, security and preservation of Government/Company Owned equipment.

Performs other related duties as required.

Deals with the customer in courteous, professional and effective manner.

May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.


Basic Qualifications:

Completion of U.S. Navy Aircrew Survival Equipment man “A” school or other military, civilian or manufacturer schools with equivalent curriculum or two (2) years of on the job training and/or experience required. Must be able to meet any Government/Company licensing/qualification requirements for the position. Must be able to obtain the level of security clearance required by the Government.

Must have two (2) years experience in aviators personal survival equipment and aircraft installed safety/survival equipment maintenance.


L-3 Vertex Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. We maintain a drug-free Tobacco-free work place and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

L-3 Logistics Solutions (Vertex) has been a part of the Madison and Ridgeland, Mississippi community since moving its headquarters here in 1989. Located just a few miles north of Jackson, South Madison County is one of the fastest growing counties in Mississippi, yet remains a small, friendly community full of rich history and looking forward to a bright future. Madison is sister city to Solleftea, Sweden, home to Tulane University’s sub-campus, and offers the State’s top public, private, and parochial school systems. Whether it be shopping, dining, entertainment or outdoor activities, South Madison County is a desirable place to live and raise a family.

US Security Clearance Required: None

: Full-time

: Rotating

: Yes, 25 % of the Time

: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Entry Level

Job Posting
: Jun 2, 2017, 7:58:10 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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