Aircraft Mechanic - Airframes

Fallon, NV
United States
Job Description
The **Aircraft Mechanic-Airframe** performs organizational, intermediate and limited depot level maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and troubleshooting on all assigned aircraft, components and equipment. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to other employees as needed.

Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on assigned T/M/S aircraft to include the repair of airframe components, hydraulic components, preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance discrepancies performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, and checking brakes.

+ Supervises the jacking of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul, required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition.

+ May specialize in work, repair and modification of structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies.

Physical & Working Environment

+ This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities.

+ May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds.

+ Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

+ The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature; wind, rain, snow, ice, etc.

+ May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.

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

**Minimum Qualifications** :

+ Minimum three years’ experience within the last eight years in their specific aircraft maintenance occupational field. The last two years must have been in the military or with a government aviation maintenance contractor.

+ Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention. Personnel shall be qualified according to their field of expertise and the level of maintenance assigned.

+ Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret US Government Clearance.Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.

+ Valid State Driver’s license

+ High School Diploma or equivalent.

+ Must have recent F/18A-F, EA-18G, or F-16A-D aircraft maintenance experience.

+ Must be able to work all assigned shifts & schedules.

**Preferred Qualifications** :

+ Formal/Specialized Training or Equivalent

+ Hazardous Waste Communication Training

+ FOD and TCP Awareness Trained

+ Security Clearance Awareness Training

+ COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 Program Awareness

+ ISO 9001-2000 Program Awareness


+ ESD Trained

+ Support Equipment Operator’s License (Tow Tractor, N2 Servicing Trailer and Mobile Start Unit at a minimum.)

+ Collateral Duty Inspector (in 2 T/M/S aircraft)

+ Egress System Checkout

+ Non-Nuclear Ordnance Explosive Handling Certified

+ Plane Captain Qualified

+ Aircraft Towing Certified

+ Aircraft Brake Rider Certified

+ Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training

+ Fuel Surveillance Trained, Engine Run ( 1 T/M/S minimum)

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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