F/A-18 Aircraft Mechanic
AVMAC LLC •
Performs as a skilled Aircraft Mechanic at VMFAT-101 aboard MCAS Miramar with a diverse and knowledgeable background maintaining the exterior aircraft structure and Airframe system components for the Customer; perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, repair and servicing of the egress, environmental and related systems of the F/A-18 aircraft; and operate/monitor Naval Aviation Command Information System (NALCOMIS OOMA) system.
Inspects,maintains, repairs, and services aircraft structure, hydraulic, pneumatic and airframe system components.
Performs hourly, calendar, phase, and conditional inspections as required by maintenance requirement cards.
Determines test methods and prepares fluids and parts for non-destructive inspection.
Interpret non-destructive inspection test results, and provide information about defects to repair center.
Analyze wear metal content reports on engine lubricating oil and other fluids and recommend corrective action.
Troubleshoots airframe, flight control, and landing gear systems.
Uses color-coded charts of aircraft piping and lines.
Reads schematic diagrams, shop sketches, clue prints and interpret applicable technical data
Use of power tools and precision measuring devices in the maintenance and repair of
Ability to provide the local expertise necessary to resolve system and functional related problems and ensure smooth operations related to NALCOMIS systems.
Sufficient knowledge and experience to effectively conduct primary functions and responsibilities and to provide
qualitative and quantitative analytical information to the Aircraft Maintenance Officer in accordance with the CNAFINST 4790.2 Series.
Responsible for data management and statistical analysis of aircraft maintenance-related actions from NALCOMIS and
similar data warehouses.
Collects and maintains maintenance data for use in analytical reports, studies and problem identification.
Works with civilians, USN and USMC maintenance personnel using statistical techniques, interprets findings from data, identifies trends and significant deviations and recommends corrective action(s).
Analyzes deficiencies in areas such as equipment performance, materiel consumption, scheduling, management, and resources; their impact on the maintenance mission; and results of their corrective actions.
Prepare visual presentations, written reports and special studies used for required briefings and reports.
Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
F/A-18 Aviation Structural Mechanic, Safety
Equipment (Ejection Seat Mechanic) both “A” and “C” School qualified to perform maintenance on F/A-18 Ejection Seats.
Minimum four (4) years’ experience with USN/USMC F/A-18 Aircraft preferable.
Level I: Four years previous experience in aircraft repair
Level II: Five years previous experience in aircraft repair. Must be capable of attaining Collateral Duty Inspector within 90 days.
Level III: Six years previous experience in aircraft repair. Must be capable of attaining Collateral Duty Quality Assurance Representative within 90 days.
High school diploma or equivalent.
Completion of one or more NAMTGD or equivalent
OMA maintenance courses.
Thorough knowledge of corrosion control and aircraft painting techniques.Ability to perform aircraft non-destructive inspections (NEC 7225), without direct supervision under all readiness conditions.Trained and certified as NDT/NDI/NDE technicians IAW CNAFINST and NAS 410 to include liquid penetrant, magnetic particle, eddy current, ultrasonic, radiographic, and composite material NDI methods.Knowledge of naval maintenance publications, maintenance requirement cards, and the ability to document maintenance utilizing the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Information System (NALCOMIS).
Perform daily screening of Maintenance Action Forms and Naval Flight Records (NAVFLIRS) for completeness and correctness.
Process daily 3M submissions of MAF’s and NAVFLIRS to Data Services.
Perform daily back-up of NALCOMIS database from Host system and restore to Alternate Host.
Perform weekly full back-up last working day of each week. Perform periodic diagnostics and maintenance of NALCOMIS hardware.
Provide maintenance data analysis, analyze positive/negative maintenance trends and provide statistical summaries as required.
Experience performing structural repair utilizing sheet metal, fiberglass and composite materials
Thorough knowledge of corrosion control and aircraft painting techniques.
This position requires normal physical functions. Work may require frequent bending, reaching and climbing. May frequently lift and carry items weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally lift heavier items with the assistance of other workers. Work may be performed on top or under equipment in cramped or awkward positions. Normal color perception required. While performing the duties of this job, the employees is regularly required to sit, use hands and
fingers to handle or feel, and to talk or hear.
(ADA): May be required to work in areas in the hangar and on the flightline that are noisy and dusty. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. May be required to wear personal protective equipment, when applicable.
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