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L3 Vertex Aerospace
Location: Florida
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Flight Crew
Category: Mechanic
Candidate will be required to pass pre-employment, respirator physical, background check and drug screening.

Skill and Knowledge: Shall have the ability to troubleshoot and repair complex

malfunctions and perform complex Organizational Level Maintenance actions in support of the

assigned aircraft. Must possess a level of experience necessary to inspect all aircraft assigned,

and possess one or more of the specialties below:

Propulsion/Engine/Rotor/Transmission/Drive and Fuel Systems

Airframe/Structural, Landing Gear, Launch/Arresting, Wing/Pylon Fold,

Hydraulic/Pneumatic, and mechanical Flight Control Systems

Environmental Control Systems

Aviation Life Support Systems (ALSS)

Avionics Communication/Navigation/Identification/Electronic

Countermeasures/RADAR and Weapon Control Systems

Power Distribution/Electrical Power, Instruments, Compass, Automatic Flight

Control and Lighting Systems

Aircraft Armament and/or Crew Served Weapon Systems

Performs requirements in accordance with established procedures. Performs diagnosis and corrective actions, disassembles, inspects, evaluates and accomplishes necessary repairs, lays out work according to technical instructions and technical directives. Determines what repairs, modifications and part replacements are required. Performs corrosion inspections, identification, control, prevention and treatment. May be required to verify work performed by another for which he/she is qualified to perform.

Will be required to qualify\certify as a Plane Captain, for utilization during high operational tempo, or any time designated by management.

Will be required to qualify\certify as a Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI) and possibly a Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR), as designated by management.

Uses personal protective equipment such as air-supplied respirators, rubber gloves and other devices. Follows technical manuals, safety procedures, and OSHA and EPA guidelines to preclude personal injury or environmental damage.

Working Conditions

May be required to work in areas that are noisy, dusty, and dirty. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. This position requires normal physical functions. Work may require frequent bending, reaching and climbing. Work may be performed on top or under equipment in cramped or awkward positions. May frequently lift and carry items weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally lift heavier items with the assistance of other workers. Will be required to comply with safety requirements of the Standard Operating Procedures Manual. May be required to wear personal protective equipment, where applicable.




Must have a minimum of three (3) years’ verifiable experience preferably on military aircraft and H-60 helicopter, specifically.


Completion of military technical training or comparable civilian trade school is required. Completion of a military Aircraft Corrosion Control course or comparable civilian trade school required. Must be certified to perform specific tasks listed in L-3 Contract Field Services Standard Operating Procedures Manual, if required to perform those tasks.

Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.

Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.

Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds. Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.

L3 is an Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

: Full-time

: Night - 3rd

: No

: Sector - Logistics Solutions-21000028

Job Level
: Entry Level

Job Posting
: Oct 26, 2017, 7:43:06 PM

: Installation and Maintenance

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