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Aircraft Mechanic – Tire and Wheel – Aviation


This is a Full-time position in Los Angeles, CA posted June 16, 2022.

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the WorldAircraft Mechanic – Tire and Wheel – AviationPAE, a large government contractor, is seeking a Aircraft Mechanic – Tire and Wheel for a new job site with current Navy customer beginning on or about 01August 2022.BASIC FUNCTION SUMMARY* The Aircraft Mechanic – Tire/Wheel is responsible for the safe inspection, teardown and assembly of the aircraft tire and wheel assemblies. He must ensure all work is performed in accordance with applicable manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, company directives and other approved data. These instructions dictate that the work performed must follow exactly the order and format outlined in the applicable instructions. Must be customer oriented.ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES* Receive, inspect, tear down, repair, and assemble F-5 tire and wheel assemblies.* May be required to use hazardous materials in performance of assigned duties.* Instruct other employees as required on proper methods and procedures for the proper inspection of F-5 wheel and tire assemblies.* Ensure required quality control inspections are complied with.* Provide guidance to prospective mechanics by sharing technical knowledge to enhance accomplishment of assigned tasks.* Coordinate with supervision and Quality Assurance to resolve questions concerning serviceability and/or repair procedures.* Use appropriate safety equipment as conditions warrant.* Maintain appropriate records of all work accomplished.* Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required.* Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.* Be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed my management.* Perform other tasks as directed by management.* Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.* Maintains and/or completes required records and applicable maintenance forms* Become CDI/CDQAR certified as directed by management to perform collateral duty inspection assignments* Performs daily duties normally associated with this specialty.* Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.* Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.* Comply with Hazardous Waste Program.* Operates SE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.* Qualified to perform corrosion detection, treatment, prevention and documentation per customer/management instructions/directions on aircraft and associated equipment.* Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF and NALCOMIS/OOMA.* Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures. Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials and equipment as required.* Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.* Keeps shop area clean on a daily basis.QUALIFICATION STANDARDS* Aircraft mechanics shall have three years of experience within in their specific aircraft maintenance occupational field. The last two years must have been as a practicing licensed FAA airframe and power plants mechanic; in the military; civil service (WG-7-10), or with a government aviation maintenance Contractor.* Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.* Personnel shall be qualified according to their field of expertise and the level of maintenance assigned, i.e., “O” or “I” level.* The mechanic will be capable of cross-training into or assisting other specialties as directed by management. All mechanics must be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed by management IAW a Government approved certification program for each TMS of aircraft.* Must possess or be able to obtain/maintain a secret clearance.* Must have completed high school or equivalent.* Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND ENVIRONMENTAL CONDITIONSPhysical Demands:This classification activity requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with shop/hanger/flight line maintenance activities to include bending, stooping, walking, climbing, pushing, stretching, kneeling and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions, etc. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.Work Environment:The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles and electrical shock hazards.LICENSING, CERTIFICATION REQUIREMEnts AS MAY BE REQUIRED FOR JOB SPECIALTY OR AS DIRECTED BY MANAGEMENT* Driver’s License* Corrosion Control* Support Equipment Operator* Tow Supervisor/Tow Brake Operations* Tire and Wheel Certification* Respirator* CPR Certification* Plane Captain Certification/Final CheckerPAE is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.EEO is the Law PosterEEO is the Law Poster Supplement