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Textron Airborne Solutions provides training opportunities for military customers. Within this company is Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), which provides tactical flight training and adversary services.Textron’s extensive global reach – makes for an incomparable training resource.ATAC provides tactical flight training and adversary aggressor services for U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force pilots, and is the only organization certified to train the Navy’s TOPGUN program.ATAC operates simultaneously across five sites and two continents and comprises the world’s largest outsourced civilian, tactical airborne training organization and proudly provides the highest quality live training to Squadrons, Air Wings, and Battle Groups.ATAC was the first civilian organization authorized to train the USAF’s F-22 Raptors.
The Aircraft Mechanic is responsible for maintenance actions on Airborne Tactical Advantage Company’s aircraft as well as the safe and expeditious launch and recovery flight line operations at permanent and detachment sites.
Maintenance efforts in support of company commitments
Proficient in one type/model aircraft and helper on additional type/model aircraft
Utilize AMS program
Training of maintenance personnel
Manage assigned maintenance programs
Assist with coordination of detachment requirements with Crew Chiefs (as necessary)
Obtain and maintain Detachment Lead qualification
The Aircraft Mechanic troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls
This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls
This mechanic performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections
This mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections
Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures’ manuals
Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects
Additional responsibilities as delineated by Production Supervisor and Crew Chiefs
Manage programs as assigned
Must be able to lift 50 lbs
Must be able to climb in and out of the Aircraft.
Must be able to stand for long periods of time
Location: Eglin, AFB