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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Mississippi, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic
CONTINGENT UPON AWARD OF CONTRACT

Performs maintenance and repair of assigned aircraft. Coordinates maintenance activities with senior section personnel. Accomplishes inspections including, but not limited to pre flight, thru flight, and BPO. Services aircraft as required for flight. Launches and recovers aircraft as required.

Uses schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications in operating, testing, removing, repairing, and replacing aircraft systems and components within qualifications. Removes, inspects, and reinstalls aircraft components including, but not limited to, flight control surfaces, throttle components, landing gear components, gear box assemblies, brake assemblies, and aircraft engines. Rigs flight controls, canopies, throttles and landing gear. Performs scheduled/unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repair, and operational checks of all aircraft systems as necessary. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Performs aircraft conditional inspections as required. Operates ground support equipment and uses hand tools, special tools and fixtures applicable to the assigned aircraft. Performs all required aircraft servicing tasks. Performs all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft. Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records and is proficient in IMDS documentation. May be required to acquire and maintain engine run certification. May be required to be Red X certified. May be required to be qualified on different MDS aircraft. Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct. Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies. Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed. Receives cross-utilization training (CUT) and is qualified to perform those maintenance tasks. Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required. Shall perform other duties assigned to include TDY and travel.

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Qualifications

A working knowledge of jet aircraft systems and the use of common hand tools and special tools are required. Must have a working knowledge of aircraft maintenance safety requirements and know how to operate portable fire-fighting equipment. High school diploma or the equivalent is required. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. The ability to read and comprehend technical data is required. Must have three years experience as an aircraft mechanic or equivalent on the specific aircraft, as applicable. Completion of a military or civilian aviation maintenance school and possession of a diploma or certificate of completion are required. In lieu of formal training, a minimum of five years experience in aviation maintenance as an aircraft mechanic or equivalent is required Completion of Air Force 3 Level CDC Aircraft Mechanic Course or equivalent is desired. Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight line drivers license and may be required to obtain and maintain a class CDL. Physical exertion requirement is medium.

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.

Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.

Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds. Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.

Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

Schedule
: Full-time

Shift
: Day - 1st

Travel
: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization
: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: May 8, 2017, 1:24:03 PM

Job
: Installation and Maintenance

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