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6 months ago
Location: California
Job type: Permanent
Sector: Maintenance
Category: Mechanic Jobs

AME - Aviation Structural Mechanic - Safety Equipment - Lemoore, CA


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AME - Aviation Structural Mechanic - Safety Equipment - Lemoore, CA


Job Description:
Organizational Level (O-Level) Maintenance, provide services relating to the troubleshooting, installation, maintenance, modification and repair of the F/A-18 weapons system.

Job Requirements:

Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and servicing of the egress, environmental and related systems of the F/A-18 aircraft. This includes the Navy Aircrew Common Ejection Seat (NACES) and escape system, canopy operating system; bleed air system, air conditioning systems, On-Board Oxygen Generating System (OBOGS), Radio Detection and Ranging liquid cooling system, and fire extinguishing system. Complete all source documents, applicable records and reports. Provide support to the maintenance-training program. Troubleshooters are responsible for providing a rapid means of troubleshooting and repairing discrepancies, which occur or are discovered on the flight line. The troubleshooter will act as technical advisors to plane captains to ensure timely completion of turnaround and daily inspections and to determine the extent and depth of flight line discrepancies. Troubleshooters must be knowledgeable in flight line operations, flight line safety, and the applicable aircraft systems. Troubleshooters may be utilized in the applicable work center at the request of the O-Level Maintenance Management. Support on-the-job training and cross training of personnel.


Have completed an F/A-18 Fleet Replaceable Aviation Maintenance Program Automated Maintenance Environment Course or equivalent. If equivalent training is claimed, applicant must submit copies of course descriptions to Commander, Naval Air Systems Command (PMA265-12) for evaluation. Have a minimum of four years experience on F/A-18 aircraft. Have a minimum of one year F/A-18 Plane Captain experience. The following experience is required:

OBOGS experience, which includes testing and troubleshooting.

NACES experience, including periodic inspection.

Proficient with Visual Information Display System (VIDS)/Maintenance Action Form (MAF) documentation and the proper procedures for completing VIDS/MAFS in accordance with COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 Series.

PAE 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.

Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time


About Us



PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations. With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

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