Aircraft Mechanic - Ordnance
The Aircraft Ordnance Technician performs a variety of duties and tasks such as inspecting ammunition, testing aircraft systems, performing preventive maintenance and effecting repairs, loading and fusing ammunition and arming/de-arming aircraft. Responsibilities of the Aircraft Ordnance Technician encompasses duties incident: to the inspection, maintenance and repair of armament equipment and loading of aviation ordnance on Marine Corps/Navy aircrafts.
Job Duties & Responsibilities
- Performs scheduled/unscheduled maintenance on ordnance, ordnance related equipment and armament systems. Maintains and repairs aircraft armament weapons systems, fire warning/extinguishing system, repair/troubleshooting, aircraft armament systems, and be familiar with OPNAVINST 802****.
- Employs appropriate safety precautions, security procedures, and record-keeping techniques for ordnance.
- Operates and performs operators’ maintenance on armament weapons support equipment and aircraft armament equipment.
- Loads and unloads airborne weapons and stores aboard aircraft to include reconfiguration and functional testing of aircraft weapons release and control, missile, and gun systems.
- Removes, maintains, services, installs, and loads aircraft guns.
- Arms and de-arms aircraft.
- Conducts functional tests of racks, launchers, adapters and electrical components, aircraft armament circuits and maintains them in an operational status by appropriate preventive maintenance.
- Configures or reconfigures assigned aircraft for carriage of any aviation ammunition within the capability of the aircraft by installing or removing racks, launchers, adapters, and electrical components.
- Identifies munitions by type, nomenclature, and explosive hazard. Identifies the hazard present and appropriate emergency response procedures for each type of munitions handled.
- Transport explosives utilizing assigned handling and transportation equipment.
- Conducts ammunition inventories and maintains stock records of lots/serial numbers.
- Comply with all current sections of COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series applicable to aircraft maintenance and ALSS.
- Working knowledge of technical publications, NAMP and NALCOMIS aircraft maintenance applications.
- Perform other job-related duties as may be assigned.
- High School diploma or equivalent required.
- Completion of specialized courses in aircraft structural repair is required.
- Four years actual and recent experience in the type of aircraft being serviced.
- Must meet the criteria to be qualified and certified as per OPNAVINST 8023.
- Must be able to see imperfections, micrometer readings and other small scales.
- Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear.
- Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth.
- May be required to operate power vehicles, machinery, hand tools, ground support equipment, forklift, APU, etc.
- Must obtain appropriate support equipment and/or material handling licensing upon initial unit assignment.
- •Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret US Government Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.
- Must meet the medical requirements for Explosive handlers and Explosive vehicle Operators contained in NAVMED P-117.
- Will be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments
- Previous Military must provide member 4 DD214 with Honorable Discharge
- May work in Aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
- May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
- May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
- May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
- Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day.
- Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
- Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
- May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.
- May be required to see aircraft in flight, read dials/gauges, identify small objects and hand tools.
- Completed CNATT AO (A)(C) Course
- Experience on Naval/Marine Corp Aircraft
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.