CBA Aircraft Mechanic (Unscheduled)- T-45 Program - Meridian, MS

Vertex-Crestview Aerospace

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Meridian, MS

Job Description

As posted by the hiring company

Job Overview:

Duties and Responsibilities:

Maintain assigned aircraft in accordance with Navy, Manufacturer, and Company Instructions.
Use provided test equipment and Ground Support Equipment to perform assigned tasks.
Read, interpret, and apply instructions from Blueprints, schematics, and other approved data.
Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials, and equipment as required.
Document work accomplished on Maintenance Action Forms (MAF)/OOMA.
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.
Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities, and job assignment.
Ensure proper operation and use of special test equipment and Ground Support Equipment.
Maintain appropriate records of all work accomplished.
May be required to perform simple computer input functions.
May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.
Perform corrosion control cleaning and removal as required utilizing appropriate safety precautions.
Assist when directed to ensure safety, security, and preservation of Government-owned and Company-owned equipment.
Perform other reasonably related incidental duties when directed within the job classification.

Qualification Standards:

Must have a minimum of three (3) years of documented hands-on general experience in this specific aircraft maintenance occupational field, or the military or commercial equivalent. Must be familiar with aircraft systems, tools, drawings, schematics, and normal safety requirements. Must be able to meet any Government/Company licensing/qualification requirements for the position. FAA A&P License is desired. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. Must have a minimum of high school diploma or equivalent and a valid state driver’s license.

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, are required.

Physical demands:

Physical Effort:  Climbing, standing, stooping, bending, pushing, kneeling, stretching, extensive walking, and working in tiring uncomfortable positions.  May require lifting of 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 individuals to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc.  May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail.  May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.  May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.

Licensing/Certification Requirements:

  • Formal or Specialized Training/Equivalent
  • Hazardous Waste Communication Training
  • FOD and TCP Awareness Trained
  • Security Clearance Awareness Training
  • CNAF 4790.2 Program Awareness
  • ISO 9001-2000 Program Awareness
  • OOMA System Trained
  • Valid State Drivers License
  • Ground Support Equipment Operator Certified
  • FAA A&P License (desired)
  • ESD Trained
  • Egress System Checkout
  • Fuel Surveillance Trained
  • Aircraft Towing Certified
  • Aircraft Brake Rider Certified
  • Plane Captain Certified # (may be required)
  • Collateral Duty Inspector (may be required)
  • Hydraulic Contamination #
  • Aircraft Turn-up Certification # (may be required)
  • Tire and Wheel Certification #
  • Composite Material Repair Certified # (may be required)
  • Respiratory Fitted Certified #
  • Operational Risk Management (ORM) Training
  • Release Aircraft Safe for Flight # (may be required)
  • # Limited (Task-Specific)
  • * Formal Schooling Required


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.