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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Mississippi, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic

Disassembles, inspects, and reassembles J69/J85 engines and components as required to include rigging and accomplishing work cards. Troubleshoots, removes, and installs engine components on assigned engines, as applicable. Engine run up qualified on assigned aircraft, as applicable. Performs engine trims, troubleshooting, leak check, and adjustments. Removes and reinstalls boat tails, gearboxes, engines, and assists other shops troubleshooting systems. Repairs off-station aircraft as required. Maintains and repairs trim pad, hush house, and test cell. Performs engine test cell operations to include run up qualification on J69/J85 engines, removal and installation, troubleshooting, leak checks, component changes, and rigging. Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft/engine records and is knowledgeable in IMDS documentation. Performs tasks with minimum supervision. In addition, assists PMEL in test cell calibration and POL in refueling storage tanks. Performs corrosion tasks (cleaning, painting, etc.) on all assigned equipment. Performs daily documentation of maintenance and inspections as required. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Must obtain all certifications required to perform the job requirements. May be selected to perform special certifications including Red X inspections, if no qualified volunteers, then most qualified person may be selected. May be assigned to maintain TO files, bench stock, shop stock, CTKs, or hazardous waste areas. May be required to be qualified on different MDS aircraft. Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed. Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct. Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies. When assigned to a Sortie Generation Flight, required to be qualified in APG activities. Shall perform other duties assigned to include TDY and travel. Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required. Receives cross-utilization (CUT) training and is qualified to perform those maintenance tasks.





A thorough knowledge of assigned engine maintenance and use of technical orders, code manuals, and inspection work cards is required. Completion of high school or the equivalent is required. Specialized formal courses in aircraft engine maintenance technology are required. In lieu of formal training, a minimum of two years recent experience in aviation maintenance as an engine worker or equivalent and completion of Air Force 3 Level CDC Engine Mechanic Course is required. An understanding of engine test cell operations is required. Must be able to read, write, speak, and understand English. Troubleshooting or related experience is required. Must be able to wear auditory protection devices and achieve passing scores on engine/test cell qualification tests for the specified area assigned. 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 have a minimum of two years recent experience on one or more of the following for the specified area and engines assigned:

(1) SGF - operating assigned installed aircraft engines, as specified to include trimming and troubleshooting

(2) JEIM Shop/Accessory Shops/Test Cell - disassembling, inspecting and reassembling assigned engines or accessories and operating assigned engines on test cell.

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: No

: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Feb 8, 2018, 7:34:14 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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