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


Security Clearance: Secret

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 assigned

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.