Vertex Aerospace - A&P Aircraft Mechanic (Gulfstream III/King Air)
Vertex Aerospace •
Aircraft Mechanic – Perform routine scheduled and unscheduled maintenance to include inspection, operational test, repair, modification and troubleshooting on King Air (B-200) and Gulfstream aircraft, components and equipment. Applies advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems and to provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction to other employees as needed.
Candidate to possess a high degree of expertise on aircraft systems. Demonstrates in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals, publications, instructions and special tools and test equipment. Must be familiar with operational capabilities and limitations of aircraft systems and be able to maintain all aircraft main, auxiliary, secondary power systems, fuel systems, engine and bleed air components. Perform troubleshooting, testing, replacing or repairing worn or damaged components using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles. Required to read and understand maintenance manuals, CMP, SRM, interpret blueprints, technical directives, planning documents, test specifications, technical publications and procedures, and applicable safety manuals. Must be Customer service oriented.
Airframe and Powerplants (A&P) License – Required or able to obtain within one (1) year.Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Gulfstream and or Beechcraft King Air aircraft maintenance - requiredU.S. Citizenship – requiredValid State Driver’s License – requiredValid U.S. Passport – ability to obtainHigh School Degree or GED - requiredAbility to travel – requiredBasic Hand Tools - required Ability to obtain and maintain a DOD Secret Clearance
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. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); 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”.
Equal Opportunity Employer-minorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity.
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