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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Mississippi, United States
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Manufacturing
Category: Mechanic
Company Overview:

L-3 Vertex Aerospace is headquartered in Madison, Mississippi with operating locations world-wide. We provide Rotary wing and fixed wing maintenance and logistics services, Expeditionary maintenance -- Quick response staffing support. We are a leading provider of Army Rotary Wing maintenance services, base support services for maintenance, transportation, and supply.

We distinguish ourselves by responsiveness and ability to surge manning, exceed customer performance metrics, through solid, dependable contract performance

Our markets and customers are all military services, Other Government Agencies (OGA) and select foreign governments.

L-3 (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.

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Position Overview:

Must be familiar with removing and installing QEC kits on aircraft engines and inspecting and repairing ground support equipment.

Must be able to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Material Data Safety Data sheets (MSDS), operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals

Must be familiar with A working knowledge of USAF forms and documentation procedures.

Must demonstrate Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical details.

Must have a valid state operator’s license and be able to pass the government licensing requirements.

Must have a Current FAA Airframe and Powerplant License

Job Responsibilities:


Performing assigned tasks without supervision.


Acting as advisor to COMBS workers to identify aircraft/engine part numbers and serviceability of parts and equipment.


Perform routine support equipment inspections and maintains and performs necessary corrective actions to include unscheduled maintenance.


Repair, reworking and replacing, components or parts of CFSE to ensure proper operation.


Performing engine QEC buildup actions, both assembly and tear down, determining serviceability of QEC


items, completing all required documentation and tagging requirements of QEC items.


Performing storage and shipment requirements on engines and support equipment to include documentation.


Recording all inspection/maintenance actions using log books, computer terminals or other means as required.


Operating assigned aerospace ground support equipment as required.


Selecting appropriate tools and equipment required to complete assignments.


Referring to workbooks and technical publications to determine specifications to be met.


Complying with all company, OSHA and customer safety regulations.


Perform other duties and functions as may be assigned/tasked by supervision and management.


Complies with safety, foreign object damage and tool control program requirements.


Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company.


Basic Qualifications:

Must have three (3) years recent Maintenance experience or five years’ recent jet aircraft maintenance experience on equivalent type aircraft. Prefer T1 aircraft experience. Some travel will be required.


Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, Material Data Safety Data sheets (MSDS), operating and maintenance instructions and procedures manuals;


Valid FAA Air Frame and Powerplant Certificate.


A working knowledge of USAF forms and documentation procedures.


Analytical abilities sufficient to handle complex technical details.


Ability to deal courteously with the customer.


Possess a valid state driver's license.

Physical Requirements:

The diversity of working conditions may range from a standard office type environment where there is no physical discomfort to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, less than adequate lighting, dust, wind, rain and the like. Individuals may also be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail, thus requiring the use of adequate ear protection.

The essential physical requirements of the position listed below will be reviewed with the applicant during the interview.


Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, stretching, and working in tiring uncomfortable positions.


Physically able to lift 20-50 pounds


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

US Security Clearance Required: Confidential

: Full-time

: Day - 1st

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Jul 28, 2017, 7:58:31 PM

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