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CBA - Aircraft Mechanic - Egress - T-45 Program

Vertex Current Openings
Meridian, Lauderdale County, Mississippi
7 days ago

Job Responsibilities: 


Maintains assigned aircraft in accordance with Navy, manufacturer and company distributors.

Responsible for all egress system on and off equipment maintenance on T45 aircraft.

  • Removes, transports, inspects, repairs and reinstalls ejection seats.
  • Inspects, repairs and cleans seat harnesses.
  • Inventories, stores, removes and replaces seat CAD/PAD explosive items
  • Maintains environmental system on T-45 aircraft.
  • Maintains, inspects canopy explosive devices.
  • Maintains and inspects on board oxygen generating system (OBOGS)

Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance.

Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and vacuum.

Operates GSE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.

Drives tugs for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft.

Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF or GOLD/ECMS System.

Orders aircraft/equipment parts.

Supervises/assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.

Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.

Shall perform other job related duties as may be assigned.

May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.

Basic Qualifications:

The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall have three (3) years experience within the last six (6) years in ejection seat maintenance and three (3) years recent system component repair experience. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) must be a graduate of a military or factory equivalent ejection seat course of instruction. The egress specialist shall be qualified on ground support equipment applicable to the specialty. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall be familiar with Navy technical publications; shall be capable of conducting on-the-job training and maintenance of Contractor personnel seat/cockpit safety checkout training records; and shall be experienced and qualified in the removal and replacement of ejection seats, canopies and explosive devices, both “I” and “0” levels.

The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall also be experienced and qualified in the rigging of explosive linkages/devices applicable to seats and canopy. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall be able to perform flow checks on egress systems; shall have experience in the fitting and rigging of aircraft canopy, canopy drive and locking mechanisms, both “I” and “0” levels. The Aircraft Mechanic ALSS (AME) shall be a graduate of a specialty course on the applicable ejection seat.

Must deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional and effective manner.

Must be experienced in environmental control systems both “I” and “0” levels.

Must be in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives.

Must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

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

Must have a current civilian driver's license, and be able to obtain and maintain a Government flight line driver’s license.

Must be able to obtain and maintain a level or security clearance required by the Government.

Must have an in-depth knowledge (aircraft/vehicle movement and safety/hazards) of flight line operations.

Must have an in depth knowledge of aircraft common and special tools and test equipment.

Must have an in-depth knowledge of aircraft technical orders/job guides/publications—read, interpret, follow and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts and technical publications.

Must have a working knowledge (input and extract data) of computers.

Must be willing and able to work with job required hazardous materials.

Must be willing and able to conduct specialty on the job training.

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.

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)



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