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

Primary Location

UNITED STATES-CALIFORNIA-CHINA LAKE

Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic II (Ordnance) is responsible for maintaining and servicing aircraft armament equipment, upload, download of ordnance stores/ devices and performance of systems tests/ checks as required.

Principle Accountabilities

  • These services are to be provided at the "O" level maintenance on the following aircraft F-18A-F, EA-18G, MH-60S or AV-8B.
  • The Government may require OJT/ qualifications on other aircraft as operational commitments dictate.
  • Coordinates and facilitates the assembly, installation, and adjusts aircraft armament parts, assemblies and accessories according to specifications, using technical directives, applicable publications, hand tools, power tools and measuring instruments.
  • Attach armament systems and components to aircraft, tests functional performance of installed ordnance, equipment and armament components, adjusts repairs or replaces unacceptable components.
  • Prepares and loads live ammunition and ordnance as well as downloads unused ordnance after mission completion.
  • Shall maintain and verify the daily aircraft ordnance load/fly-me requests In accordance with the VX-31 Daily Flight Schedule for proper configuration and weapon system compatibility in accordance with the US Navy F-18 Aircraft Tactical Manual.

Physical Requirements/Working Environment

N/A

Travel

None

Requirements

Experience & Education

  • The candidate must be a high school graduate or equivalent, have completed AO "C" school, FRAMP training for the Navy attack/fighter aircraft, and conventional weapons loading school.
  • No less than three (3) years T/M/S specific experience for the aircraft hired to maintain.
  • Must have a valid drivers’ license and be eligible to qualify for and able to maintain a secret level clearance.
  • Recent experience with F-18A-F, EA-18G, MH-60S or AV-8B aircraft strongly preferred.
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