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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Texas
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic
Basic Function Summary:

Performs repair and replacement of Powerplant systems components and accessories. All work is performed in accordance with applicable manufacturer maintenance manuals, Company directives and other approved data. May be required to handle hazardous materials in performance of assigned duties.

A good working knowledge of assigned aircraft maintenance and parts manual.

Familiarization with OPNAV 4790.2 Series and other applicable Navy Instructions, Manufacturer Manuals and Company Instructions.

Knowledge of materials used and safety precautions as applicable to usage.

Must have valid state operators license and be able to pass the Government licensing requirements.

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

Must be customer oriented.

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:

Maintain assigned engines in accordance with Navy, Manufacturer and Company Instructions.

Use provided test equipment and Ground Support Equipment to perform assigned tasks.

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

Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials and equipment as required.

Document work accomplished on Maintenance Action Forms (MAF) or OOMA/WECMS System.

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

Performs aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections.

Provides technical assistance and guidance as required by the position.

Assists in P&E report preparation.

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

Maintain assigned aircraft in accordance with Navy, Manufacturer and Company Instructions.

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

Responsible for adhering to Company Tool Control Program.

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

Ensure proper operation and use of special test equipment and Ground Support Equipment.

Maintain Appropriate records of all work accomplished.

May be required to perform simple computer input functions.

Perform corrosion control cleaning and removal as required utilizing cleaning and removal as required utilizing appropriate safety precautions.

May be required to remove and/or install access doors, panels, and cowlings to perform the duties of the job classification.

Assist when directed to ensure safety, security and preservation of government owned and company owned equipment.

Perform other reasonably related incidental duties when directed within the job classification.

Must be able to perform other duties as assigned.

Must be willing and able to stand rotating shifts.

Must be able to travel 10% of the time.

Must be able to attain (within 6 months of start date) and maintain all necessary security clearances required for this position.


Every 45 days required minimum of one (1) aircraft engine turn.

Aircraft systems review annually during quarterly safety stand downs.

Annual NATOPS open/closed book examinations (ground related procedures/emergencies)

Observe two (2), and then successfully conduct two (2) Engine Turn-ups with a military FCF pilot using all appropriate checklists in accordance with the NATOPS Flight Manual for the T-45 Aircraft.

Observe three (3), then successfully conduct three (3) Engine wash/rinses with military FCF pilot using all appropriate checklists and pre-flight procedures in accordance with the NATOPS Flight Manual for the T-45 Aircraft.


Qualification Standards:

Powerplant Mechanics shall have three (3) years within the last six years practical experience in the specialty of Powerplant Mechanic. Powerplant mechanics shall be qualified according to their field of Powerplant Maintenance and the level of maintenance assigned, i.e., “O” Level or “I” Level. Experience shall include maintenance, repair, alignment, calibration, operation, and functional test of engines and engine-related equipment. Powerplant Mechanics shall be capable of using ground support equipment relevant to this specialty; be familiar with the applicable aircraft, engines and have experience with military aircraft maintenance procedures and directives. Satisfactory completion of U.S. Armed Forces mechanic school or other schools with equivalent curriculum or three (3) years of on the job training and/or experience 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.

Physical Demands:

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. Physical Effort: Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, extensive walking and working in tiring uncomfortable positions. 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.

Licensing, Certification Requirements:

The following must be obtained within 6 months of start date:


Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent


Hazardous Waste Communications Training


FOD and TCP Awareness Trained


Security Clearance Awareness Training


OPNAV INST 4790.2 Program Awareness


ISOProgram Awareness




Valid State Drivers License


Support Equipment Operator Certification


Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) Awareness Certification




Fuel Surveillance Trained


Aircraft Towing Certified


Aircraft Turnup Certification #


Egress System Checkout


Plane Captain Certified #


Aircraft Brake Rider Certified


Hydraulic Contamination


Tire and Wheel Certification


Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training


Collateral Duty Inspector (CDS) (may be required) #

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 7, 2017, 1:58:33 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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