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Amentum Aircraft Mechanic II ( Ordnance Certification) in San Diego, California

Job Summary

The Aircraft Mechanic 2 performs maintenance on aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, hydraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, flight schedule and operations, ventilation and heating systems and phase and preservation services.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Repairs and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as blades and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, ensuring hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills are being used properly.

  • Reads and interprets manufacturers' and maintenance manuals, OPNAV 4790, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Also local GOP,LOI, PQS, and Safety Orders.

  • Performs 175-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines engines for cracked blades and oil leaks, inspects turbine engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments.

  • Inspects engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment.

  • Replace or repair worn or damaged components, such as generators, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or crane, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

  • Job duties require that this Mechanic 2 adjusts, repairs, and replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, and miscellaneous duties to include servicing aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, checking brakes and corrosion prevention of aircraft.

  • Performs jacking and towing of aircraft, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily; may service engines and airframe components at line station making repairs, short of overhaul; required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition.

  • Repairs and modifies structural, precision, and functional spare parts and assemblies; and may specialize in engine repair.

  • Leadership ability is required, assign and monitor; Ensure safety procedures are followed for the following: adjustment, repairs, or replace any aircraft system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, checking brakes and corrosion prevention of aircraft. This is not an all-inclusive list.

  • Coordinate and participate in the jacking and towing of aircraft, entries into the maintenance records description of all work performed including safety of flight items and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service/inspect/remove/install engine, airframe, electrical, ordnance components in hanger or flight line, required to keep aircraft in safe and mission ready operating condition.

  • Must be able to repair and preform modification of all aircraft system and assemblies. This is not an all-inclusive list

  • Shall be required to specialize in one or more areas engine/airframes/electrical repair.

  • Mechanic 2 shall be responsible for other areas of the aircraft that he or she may be required to fulfill other obligations for aircraft maintenance or administration duties. This is not an all-inclusive list

  • Must be able and available to work all shifts on site.

Additional duties include:

  • Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program.

  • Obtain Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative qualification.

  • Comply with all safety requirements.

  • Handling and disposing of Hazmat.

  • May need to participate and qualify in Aviation gas free program.

  • Obtain all support equipment licenses for job description.

  • Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Minimum Requirements

Minimum Requirements:

  • H60 Aviation ordnance qualification is required.

  • High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Minimum of five (5) years actual and recent O level H-60S/R/F/H Aircraft Maintenance experience or equivalent rotary aircraft experience.

  • Minimum of five (5) years actual H60 CDQAR/QAR experience.

  • Two (2) years must be performed at a management level is required.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain all required qualifications and complete all Personal qualification standards within the allotted time as per site instructions.

  • Must be able to work all shifts.

  • Ability to read and write and interpret technical data and special operating instructions is required.

  • An in-depth knowledge of the applicable aircraft is required.

  • A thorough working knowledge of applicable technical publication is required.

  • Ability to use a computer, keyboard and mouse printer and be proficient using computer programs; Word, Excel, powerpoint,Outlook, nalcomis/ooma.

  • Good verbal and written skills and leadership ability are required.

  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

Additional Requirements:

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License.

  • Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.

  • Must pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.

  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC) or Rapid Gate Pass.

  • Must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen.

Preferred Qualifications

Prior experience with U.S. Naval repair maintenance operations on military aircraft highly preferred.

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