Looking for aviation jobs in UK English ?
9852 jobs - 197 added today
584925 registered Jobseekers
American English    Deutsch de_DE   English en_GB    Recruiting? Call us on
Email me newest jobs similar to this one
8 months ago
L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Texas
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic
Basic Function Summary:

Performs on and off aircraft maintenance tasks on egress and environmental systems. Performs aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control and inspection with minimum supervision. Operates ground support equipment and flight line vehicles. Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks. Works for the Lead Mechanic, ALSS (AME).

Must be customer oriented.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

•Maintains assigned aircraft in accordance with customer, manufacturer and company procedures.

•Responsible for all egress system on and off equipment maintenance for T45 aircraft.

•Removes, transports, inspects, repairs and reinstalls ejection seats.

•Inspects, repairs and cleans seat harnesses.

•Inventories, stores, removes and replaces Cartridge Actuated Devices and Propulsion Actuated Devices explosive items.

•Maintains environmental system for T-45 aircraft.

•Maintains and inspects canopy and canopy explosive devices.

•Maintains and inspects On Board Oxygen Generating System (OBOGS).

•Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance.

•Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and vacuum.

•Operates Ground Support Equipment (GSE), flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.

•Drives tugs for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft.

•Annotates maintenance actions on aircraft forms and Visual Information Display Systems (VIDS)/Maintenance Action Forms (MAF) or within Optimized Organizational Maintenance Activity (OOMA) Systems.

•Orders aircraft/equipment parts.

•Supervises/assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.

•Practices good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage (FOD) awareness/prevention and safety at all times.

•Performs other job duties as assigned.

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

•Must be able to travel at least 10% of the time.

Must be able to perform shift work.



Qualification Standards:

The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall have three (3) years experience within the last six (6) years in ejection seat maintenance and three (3) years recent system component repair experience. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) must be a graduate of a military ejection seat course of instruction. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall be familiar with Navy technical publications; shall be capable of conducting on-the-job training and maintenance of Contractor personnel seat/cockpit safety checkout training records; and shall be experienced and qualified in the removal and replacement of ejection seats, canopies and explosive devices, both “I” and “0” levels.

The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall also be experienced and qualified in the rigging of explosive linkages/devices applicable to seats and canopy. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall be able to perform flow checks on egress systems; shall have experience in the fitting and rigging of aircraft canopy, canopy drive and locking mechanisms, both “I” and “0” levels.

Must be capable of obtaining Non-Nuclear Ordnance Certification

Must deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional and effective manner.

Must be experienced in environmental control systems.

Must have an in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

Must have a current civilian driver's license, and be able to obtain and maintain a Government flight line driver’s license.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a level or security clearance required by the Company and/or Government.

Must have an in-depth knowledge (aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards) of flight line operations.

Must have an in depth knowledge of aircraft common and special tools and test equipment.

Must be able to read, interpret, follow and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and other technical publications.

Must have a working knowledge of basic computer systems. OOMA experience preferred.

Must be willing and able to work with job required hazardous materials.

Must be willing and able to conduct specialty on the job training.

Must be able to obtain required clearance.

Physical Demands:

This classification is usually accomplished in a maintenance hanger/outdoor flight line-like environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with on equipment/aircraft activities. Typical physical activities include climbing, standing, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, extensive walking and working in tiring uncomfortable positions. Must be able to regularly lift 35 pounds unassisted. May occasionally be required to lift 50 pounds unassisted. Special vision abilities to perform this job are close vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range between an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject the individual to severe changes in temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards may prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and electrical shock hazards.

Licensing, Certification Requirements:

•Aviation Structure Mechanic (Safety Equipment) Course or AME “A” School

•Formal/Specialized Training or Equivalent

•Hazardous Waste Communication Training

•FOD and Tool Control Procedures (TCP) Awareness Trained

•Security Clearance Awareness Training

•OPNAV INST 4790.2 Program Awareness

•ISO 9110 Program Awareness


•Valid State Drivers License

•Support Equipment Operation

•Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI)/Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR)

•ESD Trained

•Plane Captain Certified #

•Non-Nuclear Ordnance Certified

•Aircraft Brake Rider Certified

•Aircraft Towing Certified

•Fuel Surveillance Trained #

•Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training

•Egress System Checkout

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


US Security Clearance Required: Secret

: Full-time

: Rotating

: Yes, 10 % of the Time

: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Individual Contributor

Job Posting
: Nov 6, 2017, 9:51:11 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

Email me newest jobs similar to this one

  Back to the top
Looking for aviation jobs in UK English ?