Power Plant Mechanic

Beaufort, SC
United States
Job Description
Amentum, a large government contractor is seeking candidates for a new Navy/Marine Corps program to open in Beaufort, SC on the first quarter of 2024. Some key positions will be filled prior to site opening.


+ Performs removal/installation, cleaning, inspection, repair and replacement of Airframe and Power Plant systems components and accessories. All work is performed in accordance with applicable manufacturer maintenance manuals, customer, company directives and other approved data. May be requested to perform Leadman duties when designated and authorized. May be required to handle hazardous materials in performance of assigned duties.

+ Must be customer oriented.


+ Perform aircraft engine/component troubleshooting using customer/OEM instructions.

+ Use engine test equipment as provided by the customer to troubleshoot and analyze engine operation in the aircraft.

+ Troubleshoot fuel leaks, remove and replace aircraft fuel cells.

+ Become aircraft ground run certified as directed by management.

+ Provide guidance to mechanics within the work center or special work group by sharing technical knowledge to enhance accomplishment of assigned tasks.

+ Evaluate condition of engine and dynamic components requiring inspections as a result of operation outside of established parameters.

+ Coordinate with supervision and Quality Assurance to resolve questions concerning serviceability and/or repair procedures.

+ Read, interpret, and apply instructions from blueprints, schematics and other approved data.

+ Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.

+ Ensure Quality Assurance inspections are complied with.

+ Maintain appropriate records of all work accomplished.

+ Assist in the removal and replacement of aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment.

+ Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required.

+ Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.

+ Performs aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections.

+ Be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed my management.

+ Perform other tasks as directed by management.

+ Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.

+ Maintains and/or completes required records and applicable maintenance forms

+ Become CDI/CDQAR certified as directed by management to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.

+ Performs daily duties normally associated with this specialty.

+ Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.

+ Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.

+ Operates SE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.

+ Qualified to perform corrosion detection, treatment, prevention and documentation per customer/management instructions/directions on aircraft and associated equipment.

+ Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF and NALCOMIS/OOMA.

+ Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures. Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials and equipment as required.

+ Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.

+ Keeps shop area clean and participates daily hanger cleanup.


+ Aircraft mechanics shall have three years experience in their specific aircraft maintenance occupational field. The last two years must have been as a practicing licensed FAA airframe and power plants mechanic; in the military (E-5 or above); civil service (WG-7-10), 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, i.e., “O” or “I” level.

+ The mechanic will be capable of cross-training into or assisting other specialties as directed by management. All mechanics will be Plane Captain certified IAW a Government approved certification program for each TMS of aircraft.

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

+ Must have completed high school or equivalent.


**Physical Demands:**

This classification activity requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with shop/hanger/flight line maintenance activities to include bending, stooping, walking, climbing, pushing, stretching, kneeling and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions, etc. 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.

**Work Environment:**

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, 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.


+ Driver's license

+ Egress/Explosive System Checkout

+ Support Equipment Operator as required for assigned tasks

+ Plane Captain Certification/Final Checker


+ Emergency Reclamation

+ Tow Supervisor/Tow Brake Operations

+ Respirator

+ CPR Certification

+ Confined Space Entry as required

+ Aircraft Turn-up Certification as directed by management

+ Barrier monitor

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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