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CBA Aircraft Mechanic - T45 Kingsville, TX

Vertex Current Openings
Kingsville, Kleberg County, Texas
37 days ago

Essential Duties and Accountabilities:
Performs modifications, removal, replacement and reinstallation actions; part fabrication; layouts, templates, etc., for structural integrity, quality and completeness of work.
Adjusts, sets-up, trouble shoots, repairs, and demonstrates correct usage of shop metal working equipment, hand tools, powered tools, fastener installation tooling and fixtures that are used for aircraft structural maintenance.
Develops, designs, recommends, and determines structural repair and replacement requirements and procedures to include but not limited to fastener and material type, damaged area cutouts, etc.
Develops, designs, recommends, inspects and determines metal, plastic, phenolic and fiberglass part fabrication procedures and template requirements to include layout, fastener and material type, quality and completeness of work.
Assists in P&E report preparation.
Sets-up and uses sight levels and transits. Performs aircraft optical alignment checks as required.
Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.
Maintains and/or completes required records and applicable maintenance forms.
Use schematics, drawings, charts and other applicable publications to troubleshoot, repair, test and modify assigned systems.
Performs aircraft inventory, acceptance and transfer inspections.
CDI Certified, as required.
Performs engine, flight control and landing gear rigging.
May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.
Turn-up aircraft as required.
May be required to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.
Troubleshoot, service and repair aircraft engines, airframes and systems to ensure air-worthiness.
Repair, replaces and rebuild major aircraft structures such as wings, fuselage, empennage and landing gear systems.
Performs aircraft surface controls, engine and landing gear rigging.
Determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components using manufacturer’s manuals, service bulleting and applicable publications.
Remove and replace aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment.
Performs miscellaneous duties to include turn flushing, cleaning, lubing of aircraft systems and components.
Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.
Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.
Responsible for adhering to Company Tool Control Program.
Documents work accomplished on Maintenance Action Form (MAF) or NALCOMIS System.
Must be able to perform other duties as assigned.
Must be willing and able to stand rotating shifts.
Must be able to travel 10% of the time.

Qualifications Standards:
Candidate must have a minimum of a high school diploma equivalent. Must have a minimum of three (3) years experience as an I Level Airframe Structural Mechanic, or satisfactory completion of T45 OJT Program. Must be familiar with aircraft systems, tools, drawings, schematics and normal safety requirements. Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.
Satisfactory completion of U.S. Navy aircraft structural repair AMS “A” or “B” school or equivalent aircraft structural repair courses preferred but not required. FAA Airframe license, desired, but not required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a CAC and required clearance by Government. Must have a valid state driver's license.

Physical Demands:
This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities. Physical Effort: Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, extensive walking and working in tiring uncomfortable positions. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:
The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May work around moving mechanical parts.

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.


Vertex is committed to building a diverse and inclusive environment in which we recognize and value each other’s differences as well as fostering a culture that promotes its core values: Professionalism, Integrity, and Respect. As an equal opportunity employer, all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, age, disability, or status as a protected veteran.


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