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Aircraft Worker (Power Plant)

Jacksonville, FL, USA Req #130
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

VSE Corporationis seeking an AIRCRAFT WORKER (POWER PLANT) for our worksite in Jacksonville, FL to perform the following duties:

  • Seeking aircraft workers to assist with the troubleshooting and repair of Navy P-3 Orion T-56 Engines and power plant and related systems, using hand tools, test equipment, and support equipment as required. Candidate must have minimum two (2) years O-level aircraft power plant system maintenance experience, one (1) year inspector experience (CDI) preferred.

  • Performs servicing activities on various aircraft including fuel and oil, and operates equipment necessary to perform these functions.

  • Candidate may direct incoming and outgoing aircraft near hangar areas, to assist pilot maneuvering of aircraft on the ground, using hand or light signals.

  • Responsible to secure aircraft in parking position with chocks, tie down chains, and grounding wires.

  • May perform fueling/de-fueling, engine oil servicing, and check for fuel contamination by draining samples from low point drains.

  • Operate ground support equipment such as electrical power supply, tow tractors, light carts and engine starting units. Cleans exterior or interior of aircraft, using portable platform ladders, brushes, rags, water hose, and vacuums interior floors of aircraft.

  • Prior experience with U.S. Navy operations on P3 Aircraft highly preferred. Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.


Minimum Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent with a minimum two (2) years o-level aircraft power plant system maintenance experience. One year (1) inspector experience (CDI) preferred.

  • Prior experience with U.S. Navy operations on P3 Aircraft highly preferred. Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

  • Shift work and detachments are required.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical publications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

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

  • There is a great deal of standing, climbing, bending, and stooping. Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

  • Work is performed primarily outdoors under all types of weather conditions with exposure to loud noise and exhaust fumes.

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

  • Shift work and detachment required.

  • Current Secret Clearance preferred - the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance is required for continued employment.

  • Valid FL drivers’ license is required.

  • Eligibility for (and ability to maintain) CAC and Special Access Badge.

  • The selected applicant will be subject to a background check, drug testing, DMV check.

  • A physical examination is required for continued employment.

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Think Analytically, Effective Verbal Communication, Effective Written Communication, Make Decisions, Observe/Examine Details, Remember Details, Interpret Data, Discriminate Colors,Concentrate on Tasks, Adjust to Changes, Handle Stress/Emotions.


PERFORMANCE REQUIREMENTS:
Regular Attendance, Maintain Work Schedule, Irregular Hours, On Call Hours, Attend Meetings, Meet Deadlines, Keyboard/Type, Use, Math/Calculations, Stay Organized, and Operate Equipment.


PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
Stand, Sit, Walk, Talk, Climb (Stairs/Ladders), Push or Pull, Balance, Bend, Stoop, Kneel, Crouch, Craw, Reach, Talk, Hear, See, Repetitive Motion, Eye/Hand Coordination, Fine Manipulation, Lifting Up to 50 Pounds, Carrying Up to 50 Pounds.


ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONS:
Fumes/Mists, Gases/Odors, Dust/Dirt, Wet/Slippery Surfaces, Humid, Extreme Temperatures, Mechanical Hazards, Electrical Hazards, Chemical Hazards, Radiant Energy Hazards, Explosives Hazards, Burn Hazards, Vibration, Sharp Objects/Tools, Heavy Machinery, Moving Parts, Noise.

VSE is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, age, national origin, disability, Protected Veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law.

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  • Job Family Operations
  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Jacksonville, FL, USA