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CBA - Aircraft Mechanic I - Naval Test Wing Pacific

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Naval Air Station Point Mugu, Ventura County, California
155 days ago

T-56 Powerplant Mechanic:

  • Utilize Maintenance Instruction Manuals, Maintenance Requirement Cards, Illustrated Parts Breakdown Manuals and related diagrams, schematics, and blueprints.
  • Maintain service, repair, trouble-shoot, inspect and rig all assigned aircraft engine related systems, sub-systems, and accessory sections.
  • Must be able to meet physical requirements of the position in accordance with NAVAIRINST 3710.1 series.
  • Position regularly requires standing, walking, use of hands and fingers to handle, grip or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and to talk or hear. 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 in excess of OSHA standards.
  • Able to work in outside weather conditions on aircraft flight line/ramp.
  • Physical conditioning will require the use of selected personal protective equipment (PPE) such as, but not limited to wearing of a NIOSH approved respirator, protective clothing, (i.e., Tyvek, Coveralls, gloves and protective eyewear).
  • 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 in accordance with government and OSHA safety standards, has 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 pertaining to 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 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.


Experience & Education


  • 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.
  • Waiver may be considered for O-level experience on other T/M aircraft, T-56 engine or other turbo prop engine experience.
  • Experience as T/M aircraft Quality Assurance Representative (QAR), Collateral Duty Inspector (CDI), Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative (CDQAR), High/Low Engine Turn Qualified, APU Turn Qualified is strongly desired.
  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government Secret Clearance. Note: US Citizenship is required to obtain a Secret Clearance.
  • 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.
  • Travel may be required.
  • May be required to operate an overhead crane.
  • May be required to operate a forklift.


Compensation & Benefits HIRING HOURLY: $43.29 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant internal equity, and alignment with market data.)                    

  • 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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