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Aircraft Worker (Aviation Structural Mechanic)

Jacksonville, FL, USA Req #129
Wednesday, October 7, 2020

VSE Corporationis seeking an AIRCRAFT WORKER (AVIATION STRUCTURAL MECHANIC SAFETY EQUIPMENT) for our worksite in Jacksonville, FL to perform the following duties:

  • AME Aircraft worker troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft environmental and egress system.

  • The incumbent repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft environmental/egress components, such as engine driven compressors (EDC), exhaust fans, ducting, and control valves.

  • These functions are preformed using hand tools, power tools, machines, and test equipment.

  • The incumbent must be able to read and interprets manufacturer’s and airline's maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.

  • Performs progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections. These inspections include environmental/egress systems components for malfunctions, cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing fasteners, removes/installs EDC’s, valves and fans from aircraft, disassembles and inspects parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairs or replaces defective parts and reassembles and installs components in aircraft.

  • Worker must be able to obtain and maintain ordinance qualification.

  • Responsible to adjust, repair, or replace electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories associated with aircraft environmental/egress systems, perform preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including, greasing moving parts.

  • Performs assigned duties, enters in the maintenance records description of the work performed. The candidate may service engine driven compressors and airframe components.

  • Responsible to repair on flight line just short of overhaul and is required to keep aircraft in safe operating condition.

  • Protective Equipment (PPE) to verify compliance applicable directives and ensure that those assets are utilized in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.

  • Participate in the investigation of any injury and/or the resolution of any problems in quality or performance that may hinder production or be detrimental to the program.

  • Participate in the training and qualification of new personnel.

  • Promote communication to enhance and encourage employee awareness of accident prevention, quality of work, and environmental compliance.

  • Promote positive communication with all site departments, company management, and our customers to ensure the proper execution of our contract.

  • Participate in required daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, and annual training and ensure that it is documented in a timely manner.

  • Inspect and maintain all company and customer assets, including all assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to verify compliance applicable directives and ensure that those assets are utilized in a safe, effective, and efficient manner.

Minimum Requirements:

  • High School graduate or equivalent, Navy Aviation Class A School (or military equivalent), with a minimum three (3) years actual and recent P-3 or P-8 maintenance experience.

  • The Aviation Structural Mechanic Safety Equipment Aircraft Worker

  • Must have completed Navy AME “A” School.

  • Must have 3 years o-level aircraft maintenance experience.

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

  • Must be physically able to perform all assigned duties.

  • Ability to follow directions and steps laid out in publications and by supervisors.

  • Shift work and detachment is 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.

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

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

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.

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.

Other details

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