uses automated maintenance data systems to monitor maintenance trends, analyze equipment requirements, maintain equipment records, and document maintenance actions, and analyzes, diagnosis, and repairs GSE using conventional and digital multi-
meters, voltmeters, ohmmeters, frequency counters, oscilloscopes, circuit card testers, transistor testers, and hand tools.
This mechanic maintains external fuel and grounding systems, performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on GSE, inspects, tests, and operates GSE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation, services equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air, diagnoses mechanical and electronic circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test equipment, and technical publications.
This work also does the following : disassembles and assembles malfunctioning GSE accessories and components, removes, disassembles repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and reinstalls GSE components and accessories, stencils and marks GSE in accordance with technical publications, stores, handles, labels, uses, and disposes of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations.
This mechanic prepares GSE for storage and mobility deployment; and operates, cleans, inspects, and services GSE towing vehicles.
In addition to maintaining vehicle records, this mechanic maintains and updates paper and electronic equipment records, provides dispatch service for GSE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations, practices good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage prevention, and safety at all times.
Associates Degree plus one (1) year of experience in equipment maintenance and management procedures at the field and sustainment level of maintenance, OR High School Diploma or Equivalent plus two (2) years of with experience in equipment maintenance and management procedures at the field and sustainment level of maintenance.
Must have a valid state driver’s license.
A valid Class A or B CDL driver’s license is preferred.
Military ground support equipment maintenance is preferred.
Physical Requirements :
Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground.
Must be able to work in extreme heat / cold.
Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions : noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust.
Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles / passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.
Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing.
using measurement devices; and / or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.
Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift / maneuver up to 50 pounds.
Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18 24 .
Vertex Aerospace is no longer a subsidiary, affiliate or partner of L3 Technologies. The position you are applying for is with Vertex Aerospace LLC.
Vertex Aerospace LLC has been providing International Aircraft Maintenance and Logistics Solutions since moving its headquarters to Madison, MS in 1989.
Vertex Aerospace is an Equal Opportunity Employer minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.
Primary Location AE-AZ-Abu Dhabi
US Security Clearance Required : Secret
Shift : Rotating
Travel : Yes, 10 % of the Time
Job Level : Individual Contributor
Job Posting : Aug 16, 2018, 10 : 11 : 24 AM