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Aircraft Mechanic II / ATR Crew Chief - DEA Program

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Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas
65 days ago

The Aircraft Mechanic II/ATR Crew Chief assigned is responsible to the Director of Maintenance (DOM) for duties as assignments. Frequently exercises independent judgment and possesses abilities sufficient to supervise a crew of aircraft mechanics. Work is performed under minimum supervision, and the employee consults with the supervisor only for the initial job assignment and where departures from standard practices are involved.

The essential functions include but are not limited to, the following duties.  Additional essential functions may be identified by the organization and listed as such in the incumbent's performance appraisal elements.  Various tasks may be assigned under each essential function.  Those that are listed under the examples of work are not all-inclusive; they are examples only and may be amended or added to as needed by the organization.

  • Coordinates with company personnel and the customer on flight schedule and maintenance status
  • Performs routine, preventive, and scheduled maintenance and repairs as required by OEM and FAA.
  • Troubleshoot system malfunctions and performs necessary corrective actions
  • Contacts OEM, technical representatives, and suppliers for technical assistance
  • Completes maintenance record entries for maintenance completed, on appropriate forms, records, and logbooks as required to return aircraft to service.
  • Performs duties safely and efficiently following all company-established safety and environmental rules, regulations, and guidelines
  • Travel is required to support the ATR Aircraft as Crew Chief.
  • Reconfigure aircraft cargo/passenger configurations as required.
  • Clean aircraft and service lavatory.
  • Fuel aircraft.
  • Load, secure, and unload cargo.
  • Follow guidelines as published in the customer's procedural manual for ATR duties.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by the lead mechanic or DOM.


  • Must have valid Airframe & Power plant certificate
  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Must have a minimum of seven (7) years as a fixed-wing aircraft mechanic with two (2) of the seven years of recent hands-on experience on ATR 42 or equivalent and King Air model aircraft.
  • Demonstrated experience shall be in a similar position within the last twelve (12) months.
  • Knowledge of the applicable Federal Aviation Administration’s Regulations


The following skills and abilities are required:

  • Knowledge of hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment.
  • Read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to determine work methods to accomplish assignments
  • US citizenship is required.
  • Obtain a DoD and/or DOJ Security Clearance as required
  • Must have and maintain a valid driver’s license
  • Must maintain a valid US Passport and the appropriate vaccinations required for international travel
  • Travel more than 25% of the time.


The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job successfully. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

The employee works in an aircraft hangar for the majority of the shift and is required to stand; walk, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms as well as push and pull items. The employee must be able to lift and/or move up to 50 pounds regularly. 


The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Normal day-to-day working conditions are inside an aircraft hangar with good ventilation and airflow.  Work may be regularly required in outside weather conditions where employees will be exposed to all types of environmental conditions and extremes such as hot, cold, rain, wind, etc.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, and the risk of electrical shock. The employee is required to wear personal protective equipment including eye protection, ear protection, hand protection, respirators, masks, aprons, leather safety shoes, steel toe shoes, fall protection harness, and other equipment anytime the potential for hazards exists.  The employee is occasionally exposed to highly precarious places, confined spaces, toxic or caustic chemicals; risk of radiation; and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


  • At V2X we strive to be market-competitive in our total reward offerings.
  • The salary provided is intended to display the value of the company’s base pay compensation for locations in the state of California.
  • The successful candidate’s starting pay will be based on the current rate agreed in the applicable Wage Determination (WD) for this site.
  • Please speak with a recruiter for additional information.
  • Employee benefits include the following:
    • Healthcare coverage
    • Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits
    • Retirement plan
    • Wellness programs
    • Paid time off, including holidays
    • Learning and Development resources
    • Employee assistance resources

 Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time and may be modified at the discretion of the company, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans


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