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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Meridian
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic
Position Overview:

Performs structural and sheet metal repairs and modifications to aircraft, accessories and associated equipment. Must be knowledgeable with the operation and maintenance of structural metal equipment and machinery. Applies comprehensive technical knowledge and experience to solve structural repair problems. Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction to employees in the Aircraft Structural Mechanic classification.

Possess in depth knowledge of aircraft structural maintenance practices, applicable maintenance/ technical manuals and publications, basic tools, special tools, test equipment and the operation and maintenance of structural repair equipment and machinery. Must have working knowledge of corrosion detection, prevention and treatment.

Must be customer oriented.

Job Responsibilities:

Performs modifications, removal, replacement and reinstallation actions; part fabrication; layouts, templates, etc., for structural integrity, quality and completeness of work.

Adjusts, sets-up, trouble shoots, repairs, and demonstrates correct usage of shop metal working equipment, hand tools, powered tools, fastener installation tooling and fixtures that are used for aircraft structural maintenance.

Develops, designs, recommends, and determines structural repair and replacement requirements and procedures to include but not limited to fastener and material type, damaged area cutouts, etc.

Develops, designs, recommends, inspects and determines metal, plastic, phenolic and fiberglass part fabrication procedures and template requirements to include layout, fastener and material type, quality and completeness of work.

Assists in P&E report preparation.

Sets-up and uses sight levels and transits. Performs aircraft optical alignment checks as required.

Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.

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

Use schematics, drawings, charts and other applicable publications to troubleshoot, repair, test and modify assigned systems.

Performs aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections.

CDI Certified.

Performs engine, flight control and landing gear rigging.

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

Turn-up aircraft as required.

May be required to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.

Troubleshoot, service and repair aircraft engines, airframes and systems to ensure air-worthiness.

Repair, replaces and rebuild major aircraft structures such as wings, fuselage, empennage and landing gear systems.

Performs aircraft surface controls, engine and landing gear rigging.

Determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components using manufacturer’s manuals, service bulleting and applicable publications.

Remove and replace aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment.

Performs miscellaneous duties to include turn flushing, cleaning, lubing of aircraft systems and components.

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

Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.

Responsible for adhering to Company Tool Control Program.

Documents work accomplished on Maintenance Action Form (MAF) or NALCOMIS System.


Basic Qualifications:
Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as an Airframe Structural Mechanic. Must be familiar with aircraft systems, tools, drawings, schematics and normal safety requirements. Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.
Satisfactory completion of U.S. Navy aircraft structural repair AMS “A” or “B” school or equivalent aircraft structural repair courses preferred but not required. FAA Airframe license, desired, but not required. Must be able to meet any Government/company licensing/qualification requirements for the position. Must be able to obtain the level of security clearance required by the Government. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English.

• Must be able to pass a background investigation to obtain a public trust position (if required for the position).

• Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance (if required for the position).

• Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.

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

• Some travel will be required.

• Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.

• Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company Proprietary data.

• Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent
• Hazardous Waste Communication Training
• FOD and TCP Awareness Trained
• Security Clearance Awareness Training
• CNAF 4790.2 Program Awareness
• ISOProgram Awareness
• OOMA System Trained
• Valid State Drivers License
• Ground Support Equipment Operator Certified
• FAA A&P License (desired)
• ESD Trained
• Egress System Checkout
• Collateral Duty Inspector (may be required)
• Tire and Wheel Certification #
• Composite Material Repair Certified # (may be required)
• Respiratory Fitted Certified #
• Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training

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.
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L-3 Vertex Aerospace is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage minorities, women, veterans and disabled individuals to apply. We maintain a drug-free Tobacco-free work place and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

L-3 Logistics Solutions (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.

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

: Full-time

: Rotating

: Yes, 25 % of the Time

: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level
: Entry Level

Job Posting
: Mar 8, 2018, 3:55:09 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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