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Job Role:
Maintenance Repair Operations, Other
United States
Not specified
Job description


Security Clearance: Secret

Job Summary

The Tool and Parts Attendant receives, stores and issues hand tools, machine tools, replacement parts, shop supplies and equipment, such as measuring devices, in an aircraft maintenance environment.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Receives, stores, and issues hand tools, machine tools, replacement parts, shop supplies and equipment, such as measuring devices, in aircraft maintenance establishment.
  • Keeps records of tools issued to and returned by workers.
  • Searches for lost or misplaced tools.
  • Prepares periodic inventory or keeps perpetual inventory and requisitions stock as needed.
  • Unpacks and stores new equipment.
  • Visually inspects tools for wear or defects and reports damaged or worn-out equipment to superiors.
  • May coat tools with grease or other preservative, using brush or spray gun.
  • May attach identification tags or engrave identifying information on tools and equipment, using electric marking tool.
  • May issue and receive PPE (Personal Protective Equipment), to include fall protection harnesses.
  • May handle and issue hazardous materials.
  • Comply with all current sections of COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series applicable to aircraft maintenance.
  • Working knowledge of technical publications, NAMP and NALCOMIS aircraft maintenance applications.
  • Perform other job related duties as may be assigned.

Knowledge & Skills

  • Working knowledge of FOD control programs
  • Working knowledge of common and specialty aviation tools
  • Working knowledge of inventory control and tool room procedures
  • Must have required hazmat training.
  • Possess a valid US State driver's license.
  • Ability to read and interpret data is required.
  • Ability to read, write, speak and understand English.
  • Ability to obtain a Government flight line driver’s license.
  • Ability to obtain a secret security clearance.

Experience & Education

  • High School degree or equivalent required.
  • Completion of specialized training schools is desired
  • Minimum of one year actual experience in repair, modification and maintenance of systems related to individual specialty codes

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, etc.


  • May vary by location.