12 months ago
ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. Due to a recent contract award, we have immediate opportunities for skilled F-15 Aircraft Mechanics (II), Sheet Metal, to support our Contractor Field Team at Mountain Home AFB. Qualified candidates will have knowledge of mechanical, hydraulic, and electrical principles of F-15 aircraft systems and knowledge of ground support equipment required to perform modification of the F-15 aircraft. Primary Duties and Responsibilities * Utilizes previous experience in order to repair aircraft engines, sheet metal, and structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions * Designs, repairs, modifies and fabricates aircraft, metal, plastic, composite, advanced composite, low observables, and bonded structural parts and components * Applies preservative treatments to aircraft, missiles, and support equipment * Assembles structural parts and components to meet requirements for preserving structural integrity * Assesses damage to aircraft structural components * Advises on repairs, modification, and corrosion protection treatment with respect to original strength, weight, and contour to maintain structural integrity * Applies preservative treatments to aircraft, missiles, and support equipment * Inspects structures and components and determines operational status * Uses metalworking equipment and tools to form, cut, bend, and fasten replacement or repair parts to damaged structures and components * Fabricates, repairs, and assembles tubing and cable assemblies for aerospace weapon systems and support equipment * Maintains and inspects tools and equipment. Stores, handles, and dispose of hazardous waste and materials according to environmental standards Education and Experience Requirements * High school diploma, or equivalent, with successful completion of related military or commercial courses. Courses in basic electronics, mathematics, general science, and mechanics are desirable * Minimum of 6 years total experience, with two years recent, in aircraft maintenance support * 2 years of recent experience on F-15 aircraft as a Sheet Metal Mechanic required * Must have demonstrated experience in the removal and replacement of F-15 aircraft parts and accessories/components and the skill to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications * Knowledge is mandatory of aircraft construction features; identification and characteristics of aerospace materials; repair of metal, tubing, cable, plastic, fiberglass, bonded honeycomb, and composite structural components; shop drawing and sheet metal layout techniques; shop mathematics; corrosion identification, removal, repair, and prevention; cleaning of metals; application of protective coatings, low observable materials, and markings; proper use, mixing, and storage of acids, solvents, alcohol, caustics, primers, and paints; and proper handling and disposal of hazardous waste and materials * Experience in performing or supervising functions such as fabricating, repairing, assembling, or installing aircraft metals, plastics, fiberglass, composites, or honeycomb parts; or corrosion identification, removal, and applying coatings and markings is highly desirable Physical Demands * Work will require a high level of hand dexterity and finger use in both hands, close vision corrected/uncorrected to 20/20, prolonged periods of standing and sitting in combination with stooping, bending, reaching, pulling, and pushing, as well as ability to lift 25lbs and over with assistance. * Normal color vision as defined in AFI 48-123, Medical Examinations and Standards is mandatory for this specialty. Work Environment (ADA) * May be required to work in areas in the hangar and on the flight line that are noisy and dusty. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. May be required to wear personal protective equipment, when applicable. Security Clearance * This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Secret security clearance. ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.