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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Unlicensed Mechanic / Technician
United States
Not specified
Job description


Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic (Egress) performs aircraft scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, servicing, launch and recovery, corrosion control and inspection with minimum supervision.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Maintain military aircraft in accordance with Navy maintenance requirements.
  • Maintain environmental systems.
  • Maintain aircraft oxygen systems, fire extinguishing systems and aircraft utility systems.
  • Performs aircraft scheduled/unscheduled on and off equipment maintenance.
  • Performs aircraft corrosion control procedures to include wash, wipe down, polish and vacuum.
  • Operate GSE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.
  • Operate tugs for the purpose of towing equipment and aircraft.
  • Annotate maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF or OOMA Systems.
  • Order aircraft/equipment parts.
  • Supervise/assist in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.
  • Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.
  • May be required to perform off-site service on assigned detachments.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigne

Knowledge & Skills

  • Qualified on ground support equipment applicable to the specialty.
  • Capable of conducting on-the-job training and maintenance of Contractor personnel seat/cockpit safety checkout training records.
  • Ability to perform flow checks on egress systems.
  • Working knowledge of environmental control systems both "I" and "0" levels.
  • In-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives.
  • Able to become ordnance certified.
  • Able to deal with the customer and company employees in a courteous, professional and effective manner.
  • Ability to work with job required hazardous materials.
  • Possess a valid US State driver's license.
  • Ability to read and interpret data is required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Must have a current civilian driver’s license the ability to obtain and maintain a Government flight line driver’s license Ability to obtain and maintain level of security clearance required by the Government.

Experience & Education

  • High school degree or equivalent required.
  • Must have completed the appropriate T/M/S Navy Skill Specialty Class "C" school for AME or USMC, USCG equivalent.
  • Previous experience in environmental control systems and have in-depth working knowledge of aircraft safety directives preferred.
  • Completion of specialized courses in aircraft structural repair is required.
  • Four (4) or more years of actual and recent experience in the repair, modification, maintenance and overhaul of the type of aircraft being serviced.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

  • 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, fork lift, APU, etc.


  • May vary by location.