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Aircraft Mechanic II - NTWP - China Lake, CA.

Vertex Current Openings
Lake California, Tehama County, California
9 days ago

Description: Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft to ensure airworthiness. Repairs replace and rebuild aircraft structures of moderate difficulties, such as wings, fuselage, surface controls, and functional components including rigging, plumbing, and hydraulic units utilizing hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet guns, and drills. Reads and interprets manufacturer's publications, maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Inspects airframe components for fluid leaks, cracks, and other damage. Troubleshoot, remove, replace, and repair aircraft structural and hydraulic system components. Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft systems. As required by site operations and site management, be certified as a CDI.  Shall be able to correctly prioritize workload to maintain schedules and maintenance standards on assigned projects.

Qualifications: The candidate must have completed the Navy Class "C" school in airframe and hydraulic repair for the position-specific T/M/S aircraft billet, or USMC/USCG (Five years organizational level experience on the applicable position-specific T/M/S aircraft may be substituted for the Class "C" school.). Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in organizational-level airframes/hydraulics maintenance in similar T/M/S aircraft. Must have three (3) years experience in the specific T/M required/Series preferred aircraft. Two (2) of the required three (3) years of type/model experience within the last three years is strongly preferred. Engine turn qualified and Auxiliary Power Unit designated personnel shall be at a minimum, level II mechanics. May be required to become Plane Captain certified by approved certification process for each T/M/S applicable to their background.
Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to qualify for and able to maintain a secret level clearance.

Duties: The candidate for this task is required to maintain and service the applicable aircraft airframe and hydraulic systems/components as required in support of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 RDT&E Programs by applicable publications and governing instructions.

$45.88 per hour. 

  • Benefits include the following:
    • Healthcare coverage
    • Retirement plan
    • Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits
    • 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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