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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Mississippi, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Mechanic
Performs servicing tasks on assigned aircraft. Coordinates servicing activities with senior section personnel. Assists aircrew in preparation for flight. Launches and recovers aircraft. Services fuel, oil, oxygen, hydraulic fluid, galleys, and lavatories. Takes fuel and oil samples. Performs minor aircraft maintenance per qualification. Uses de-icing equipment to de-ice aircraft. Performs tow team duties to include: wing walker, brake rider, tug driver, and tow team supervisor. Vacuums and cleans aircraft and aircraft transparencies. Performs all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft to include marshalling. Performs pre-flights and thru-flights. May volunteer to perform BPO inspections when approved by Management. Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records and is knowledgeable in IMDS documentation. Records maintenance actions in aircraft records and completes associated documentation as necessary. Removes and reinstalls panels. Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies. Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed. Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty. Shall perform other assigned duties to include TDY and travel.




A minimum of one year recent hands-on aircraft maintenance experience on the specific aircraft or any assigned MDS. Personnel with recent experience as an aircraft mechanic do not require specific aircraft experience. Maintenance experience includes aircraft towing, aircraft washing, and aircraft corrosion control. A working knowledge of mechanical tools is required. High school diploma or the equivalent is required. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Previous employment in mechanical or technical capacity is required. Stable employment history is required. Potential to progress to advanced positions based on enthusiasm, aptitude, self-improvement efforts, and attitude. Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight line driver's 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

: Full-time

: Afternoon - 2nd

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Jan 19, 2018, 8:58:36 PM

: Assembly

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