Vertex Aerospace is redefining the mid-level aerospace market with our agility, rapid deployment capability, and customized quality. Our international presence and vast range of services distinguished us from competitors. With approximately $900 million of sales produced in nearly 100 operating loca

CBA - Sr. Avionics Calibration (PME) Mechanic - AIMD - (Pensacola/Whiting Field, FL)

Vertex Aerospace • 
Pensacola, Florida, United States
Position Type: Permanent
Job Description:
Vertex Aerospace is redefining the mid-level aerospace market with our agility, rapid deployment capability, and customized quality. Our international presence and vast range of services distinguished us from competitors. With approximately $900 million of sales produced in nearly 100 operating locations globally, we offer our customers a variety of global aerospace support, including Systems Integration, Fabrication, Contractor Operated and Maintained Base Supply, Engineering, Maintenance, Modification, Repair and Overhaul, Training Support, and all levels of Maintenance. For over forty years, we have delivered high-quality aftermarket aerospace services that are affordable, and customer focused. The company is headquartered in Madison, Mississippi.



Performs maintenance to include operational test, repair, calibration and modification of precision measuring equipment, and electrical equipment. Applies technical knowledge to solve problems and to provide technical assistance as required. Employs a high degree of expertise of electrical systems. Performs maintenance utilizing applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications, ICPs and special tools and test equipment. Ensure detection, prevention, and treatment of corrosion.



Vertex Aerospace is a portfolio company of America Industrial Partner (AIP), an operationally orientated private investment firm with a 30 year track record of working with management teams to build scaled world class businesses (www.americanindustrial.com).



Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:



  • Performs the troubleshooting on complex PME, and electronic systems and subsystems discrepancies.
  • Provides technical assistance, guidance, and training on proper methods, tasks, and procedures to Avionics Calibration Mechanics as required.
  • Perform calibration, alignment, and repair of Test Measurement and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).
  • Must have ability to use and maintain calibration standards within guidelines.
  • Must be able to research each calibrated item to use most recent procedure, standards, cycles, and tolerances.
  • Must be able to develop calibration checklists for items without existing checklists.
  • Required to perform Collateral Duty Quality Control Inspections (CDQARCDI).
  • May be required to become Battery Shop certified.
  • Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.
  • Instructs assigned employees on proper methods and procedures as required.
  • Working knowledge of NA17-35FR and NAVAIRINST 13640.1B.
  • Familiarization with COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series and other applicable Navy Instructions, Maintenance Instructions, Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Breakdown, Technical Directives, Manufacture manuals and Company Instructions.
  • Coordinate with Lead/Supervisor/Quality Assurance to resolve questions concerning serviceability and/or on repair procedures.
  • May be required to assist other mechanics/senior mechanics within the work center/division in the performance of their duties, (i.e. during periods of increased workload).
  • Document all work accomplished and maintain maintenance records IAW COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series and other applicable instructions.
  • May be required to perform off-site service.
  • May be required to wear a respirator while performing assigned duties.
  • Must have all required personal tools and box established within 30 days of hire or job assignment.
  • May be required to perform duties of Satellite Accumulation Area/Point Source Coordinator (SAA/PSC) when authorized and designated.
  • Know location of safety data sheet (SDS) and applicable safety precautions.
  • May be required to perform scheduled/unscheduled inventories.
  • Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards.
  • Other projects and initiatives as assigned as well as other reasonably related duties when directed.



Physical Demands and Environmental Conditions:



  • This classification activity is usually accomplished in aircraft maintenance and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.
  • May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds.
  • 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 changes in temperature and weather.
  • May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.
  • May be required to wear a respirator while performing assigned duties.


Job Requirements:
Professional Requirements, Qualifications & Desired Competencies:

  • Satisfactory completion of U.S. Armed Forces PMEL school or meet the requirements of NA-17-35POP-01, CH 3 is required. OJT for physical dimensional calibration only IAW NAVINST 4790.2 series.
  • Must have a minimum of four (4) years recent calibration and repair experience in Precision Measuring Equipment (PME) and Test Measuring and Diagnostic Equipment (TMDE).
  • Secret Clearance or the ability to obtain one.
  • Must have a valid State Driver's License.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain CAC Card.
  • Certifications/Licensing as required by the Program Training and Certification Manual.
  • Certifications/Licensing as required by the COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series.
  • Must be able to pass periodic medical surveillance evaluations which may include respirator fit testing when required.
  • ESD Training
  • Lead Acid/NICAD Battery Certification
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance within 6 months of hire.
  • Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.
  • The essential physical requirements of the position will be reviewed with the applicant during the interview.
  • Some travel will be required.
Benefits include the following:

  • Healthcare coverage
  • Retirement plan
  • Life insurance, AD&D, and disability benefits
  • Wellness programs
  • Paid time off, including holidays
  • Learning and Development resources
  • Employee assistance resources
  • Pay and benefits are subject to change at any time and may be modified at the discretion of the company, consistent with the terms of any applicable compensation or benefit plans.


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