Maintains assigned aircraft in accordance with Navy, manufacturer and company distributors.
Responsible for all egress system on and off equipment maintenance on T45 aircraft.
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.
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.
As a government contractor, Vertex Aerospace requires all employees to be fully vaccinated as a condition of employment in accordance with Executive Order 14042. Exceptions to this policy are granted on a case-by-case basis for those that request a religious or medical accommodation. A vaccination status form and proof of vaccination, if applicable, is required.
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