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Aircraft Mechanic : North Island, CA

San Diego, San Diego County, California
31 days ago

Job Summary

The Mechanic 1 (US Navy or India/Muti-Foreign component): performs maintenance on aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, hydraulic, engines, avionics, armament, gear boxes, rotor systems, plane captain qualifications, flight schedule and operations, ventilation and heating systems and phase and preservation services. Working with foreign counties/cultures.

Essential Responsibilities:

Repairs and rebuilds all aircraft systems to include aircraft structure system, engine/gearbox/rotor system, all avionic systems. Blades and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, ensuring hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills are being used properly, wire, canon plugs, system avionic boxes, rewire, cockpit avionics, paint/corrosion on all aircraft systems. Reads and interprets manufacturers' and maintenance manuals, OPNAV 4790, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Also local GOP,LOI, PQS, Safety Orders Performs 175-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines engines for cracked blades and oil leaks, inspects turbine engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments. Inspects engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment. Replace or repair worn or damaged components, such as generators, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or crane, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft. Job duties require that this Mechanic 1 adjusts, repairs, and replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, and miscellaneous duties to include servicing aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, checking brakes and corrosion prevention of aircraft. Performs jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily; may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul; required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition. Repairs and modifies structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies; and may specialize in engine repair. Leadership ability is required, assign and monitor; Ensure safety procedures are followed for the following: adjustment, repairs, or replace any aircraft system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, checking brakes and corrosion prevention of aircraft. This is not an all-inclusive list. Coordinate and participate in the jacking and towing of aircraft, entries into the maintenance records description of all work performed including safety of flight items and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service/inspect/remove/install engine, airframe, electrical, ordnance components in hanger or flight line, required to keep aircraft in safe and mission ready operating condition. Must be able to repair and preform modification of all aircraft system and assemblies. This is not an all-inclusive list Shall be required to specialize in one or more areas engine/airframes/electrical/armament repair. Mechanic 1 shall be responsible for other areas of the aircraft that he or she may be required to fulfill other obligations for aircraft maintenance or administration duties. This is not an all-inclusive list Must be able and available to work all shifts on site.

Additional duties include:

Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program. Obtain and Maintain Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), (minimum requirement) or Quality Assurance Representative Qualification (QAR) Comply with all safety requirements. Handling and disposing of Hazmat. May need to participate and qualify in Aviation gas free program. Obtain all support equipment licenses for job description.

Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Occasional lifting to 50 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, Hazmat handling and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of three (3) years actual and recent O level H-60S/R/F/H Aircraft Maintenance experience or equivalent rotary aircraft experience. Minimum of three (3) years actual H60 CDI/CDQAR experience.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all required qualifications; In accordance with instructions as outlined in CNAFINST 4790.2 (series) and Local work site local instructions. Within the time frame set by local work site instructions.

  • Will be required to complete minimum of one or multiple PQS’s for classification’s qualification (PQS)Personal qualification standards as needed; for the following, AM,AD,AE,AT,AO,Plane Captain. PQS and all requirements SHALL be completed within the allotted time as per work site instructions.

  • Obtain and Maintain Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), (minimum requirement) or Quality Assurance Representative Qualification (QAR), for shop assigned to perform work.

  • Must be able to Build or maintain/manage or if assigned by Site Manger as program coordinator program in accordance with COMNAVAIRFORINST 479***** all present and future versions.

  • Position: Job descriptions and responsibilities shall change with changes to US Navy Mission and needs.

  • Must be able to work with foreign counties/cultures. Work side by side with people of different culture and languages.

  • Must be able to work all shifts. Full time employment; but 40 hour is not guaranteed per-week. Working hours; must be able to be flexible, start time and end time will be dependent on flight schedule and or overall tasking.

  • Ability to read and write and interpret technical data and special operating instructions is required. An in-depth knowledge of the applicable aircraft is required. A thorough working knowledge of applicable technical publication is required.

  • Ability to use a computer, keyboard and mouse printer and be proficient using computer programs Word, Excel, powerpoint, Outlook, nalcomis/ooma.
  • Good verbal and written skills and leadership ability are required.

  • Prior experience with U.S. Naval repair maintenance operations on military aircraft highly preferred.

  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US government Common Access Card (CAC).  Defense Biometric Identification System (DBIDS), For temporary use only while waiting for CAC.

  • Required to possess and maintain a favorably adjudicated Tier 3 Background Investigation (Non-Critical Sensitive/IT-II), some positions may require secret clearance.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain facility credentials/authorization.

  • Must have a valid and maintain a current state drivers license.

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and pass any medical examination requirements.

  • Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program.

  • Successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen.

  • Must be able to lift up to 50lbs.

Preferred Qualifications

MH60-R Experience


Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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