CBA - Aircraft Mechanic I - Naval Test Wing Pacific

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California, Stockholm, Aroostook County
138 days ago


The Aircraft Mechanic I - Power Plants (E-2 C/D) is required to perform organizational-level maintenance on assigned aircraft under contract to V2X - Point Mugu, CA.  Performs tasks independently with little or no supervision.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Utilize Maintenance Instruction Manuals, Maintenance Requirement Cards, Illustrated Parts Breakdown Manuals and related diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Maintain service, repair, troubleshoot, inspect, and rig all assigned aircraft engine-related systems, sub-systems, and accessory sections.
  • Shall be required to cross-train on aircraft under contract to V2X, Pt. Mugu other than T/M/S hired to maintain.
  • Must be able to meet the physical requirements of the position by NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series.
  • Position regularly requires standing, walking, use of hands and fingers to handle, grip, or feel, reaching with hands and arms, stooping, kneeling, crouching, or crawling, and talking or hearing. Frequently required to climb or balance and work in small spaces.
  • Ladder work and working at heights at or above 40 feet is required.
  • Must be able to routinely lift and/or move weights more than OSHA standards. 
  • Able to work in outside weather conditions on aircraft flight lines/ramps.  
  • Physical conditioning will require the use of selected personal protective equipment (PPE) such as, but not limited to wearing of a NIOSH-approved respirator, and protective clothing, (i.e. Tyvek, Coveralls, gloves, and protective eyewear).
  • The position requires enrollment into the Respiratory Protection Program. Initial Medical Provider clearance to wear a respirator with recurring annual clearance/physical examination and subsequent respirator clearance and fit test required.
  • Ensure all maintenance actions are performed by government and OSHA safety standards, and have thorough knowledge of flight line operation and procedures.
  • Comply with all applicable sections of the CNAFINST 4790.2, NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series, and V2X Local Site Procedures about aircraft maintenance. 
  • Familiar with associated electromechanical interfaces.  
  • Maintain required logs.  Ensures work area is maintained in a neat and orderly manner and complies with all OSHA and V2X safety rules and regulations.
  • May work with other groups or personnel to resolve problems.   
  • Perform related duties as assigned including all duties of lower rated technical personnel within their classification.
  • Assist other shop/skills as required.
  • May be required to become qualified plane captains on applicable T/M/S aircraft.
  • Qualify to operate support equipment (SE) for flight line operations.
  • Shall be required to participate in the confined space program as an attendant or entrant for aircraft fuel tank corrosion prevention/control or repair.
  • Must ensure compliance with all current Environmental Protection Agency rules and regulations and keep the required logs and records.
  • Perform preventative maintenance duties as determined by written and verbal instructions.   
  • Requires thorough knowledge of flight line operations procedures.
  • A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, engine test equipment, fuel cell test equipment, and Engine/APU Turn Qual procedures.   Specialized training courses are desired. Shall have completed the appropriate T/M required/series preferred aircraft specific Navy Skill Specialty Class “A” school in power plants and related systems or USMC/USCG equivalent.
  • Shall have a minimum of 3 years experience in USN/USMC/USCG O-level maintenance in the specific T/M/S hired to maintain. This experience relates to power plants and related systems.
  • Experience as T/M aircraft Quality Assurance Representative (QAR), Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), and Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR).
  • High/Low Engine Turn Qualified and APU Turn Qualified are strongly desired. May be required to operate a forklift.
  • Must be a U.S. citizen.
  • 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.
  • Must have normal color vision and depth perception.
  • 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 to 50 pounds.
  • 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.

Experience & Education

  • Shall have completed the appropriate T/M required/series preferred aircraft specific Navy Skill Specialty Class “A” school in power plants and related systems or USMC/USCG equivalent.
  • Shall have a minimum of 3 years experience in USN/USMC/USCG O-level maintenance in the specific T/M/S hired to maintain.
  • Shall possess or can qualify for a Secret Security Clearance as required.
  • Shall possess or can qualify for a U.S. state driver’s license.
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Must be able to work all assigned shifts & schedules.


  • Preferred to have 3 years T/M required/series preferred experience within the last 7 years.
  • May be required to operate a forklift
  • May be Required to operate an overhead crane.
  • Travel may be required.

Compensation & Benefits HIRING HOURLY: $43.29 

  • 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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