Inspects and certifies aircraft at specific intervals as required by OEM and FAA.Troubleshoots system malfunctions, performs necessary corrective actions. Documents maintenance of aircraft on appropriate forms.Removes and replaces defective components.Complies with Service Bulletins, Instructions a
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Vertex Aerospace - Aircraft Mechanic - Various Locations

Vertex Aerospace • 
Madison, Mississippi, USA
Position Type: Permanent
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Job Description:

Inspects and certifies aircraft at specific intervals as required by OEM and FAA.Troubleshoots system malfunctions, performs necessary corrective actions. Documents maintenance of aircraft on appropriate forms.Removes and replaces defective components.Complies with Service Bulletins, Instructions and Airworthiness Directives as directed. Performs maintenance on Ground Support equipment. Maintains aircraft log books and historical data as required.Complies with safety, foreign object damage and tool control program requirements.Washes, waxes, clean and maintains exterior and interior of aircraft.Serves as a point of contact with the Quality Assurance Representative.Advises management of problems that may delay scheduled delivery of aircraft to customer. Ensures materials issued for assigned tasks are the correct items to repair the problem.Provides on-the-job training to new employees as required.Assists with supervision and inspects maintenance performed by FAA certified and non-certified personnel.Services oxygen, nitrogen, tires, oil and hydraulic systems. Performs Corrosion Control checks when required. Greets visitors and clients.
Exhibits positive courteous behavior with customers businesses and coworkers. Assists coworkers and those in other departments to successfully perform job tasks and functions when necessary. Follows all safety procedures and practices as established by the Company and regulatory bodies.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a standard four (4) year high school or equivalent (GED) AND two (2) or more years of experience in work directly-related to aircraft maintenance. **Some positions may require a security clearance.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.The employee frequently is required to sit.The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or smell.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

 WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of radiation; and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 


 

Job Requirements:

KNOWLEDGES, SKILLS, ABILITIES AND OTHER CHARACTERISTICS:
The following skills and abilities are required:

Understand and use the English language both oral and written to communicate information or ideas to another person or persons; to write simple correspondence; to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals; to add, subtract, multiply and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions and decimals; to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram or schedule form; to recognize or identify the existence of a problem as well as elements of a problem; to perform a task in the presence of distracting stimulation or under monotonous conditions without significant loss of thought process and efficiency; to perceive and feel such attributes of objects and materials as size, shape, temperature or texture; to operate hand and power tools;
to travel worldwide with limited notice; obtain a security clearance; obtain a passport and/or visa; to interpret drawings, specifications and schematics of aircraft
instrument/electronic components; to recognize from schematics and drawing not only how one assembly functions but also how various assemblies interact with each other;

Knowledge of the following are required:
Databases sufficient to perform the job, duties, and tasks associated with the position; aircraft sheet metal repair and component repair; instrument, electronic and electrical test equipment; military or commercial aviation maintenance and its terminology; U.S. government regulations for federal contractors and FAA maintenance
programs.
 
EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE:
Graduation from a standard four (4) year high school or equivalent (GED) AND two (2) or more years of experience in work directly-related to aircraft maintenance. **Some positions may require a security clearance.
 
PHYSICAL DEMANDS:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; climb or balance; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk or hear.The employee frequently is required to sit.The employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, and taste or smell.The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds.Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
 
WORK ENVIRONMENT:
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes or airborne particles, and risk of electrical shock.The employee is occasionally exposed to high, precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals; outside weather conditions; risk of radiation; and vibration.The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.
 
 
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