Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Technician II (Seat Mechanic)

Kay and Associates, Inc.
Job Type: 
Fort Worth
United States

Aircraft Survival Flight Equipment Technician II, WG-4818-10: This occupation includes jobs involved in disassembling, repairing, testing, troubleshooting, examining, fitting, modifying, maintaining, installing, and determining serviceability of aircraft survival and flight equipment such as helmets, torso harness assemblies, preservers, parachutes, life rafts, chemical and biological protective devices, survival kits, oxygen masks, and anti-G-suits. The work includes operational and circuit checks of emergency signaling and communication devices such as survival radios and beacons. The work requires knowledge of mechanical and electrical repair and maintenance procedures, pyrotechnic and explosive devices, and aircraft egress systems. In addition, the work requires familiarity with aircraft assigned to the unit, detailed knowledge of the operation and characteristics of aircraft survival and flight equipment, and the ability to demonstrate and explain proper usage and operation of the equipment.


  • Troubleshoots malfunctions on Aircrew Survival Flight Equipment.
  • Performs ldquo;Ordquo; Level maintenance procedures on pyrotechnic and explosive devices, and aircraft egress systems.
  • Read and interpret manufacturers maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.
  • Performs phase, scheduled, unscheduled, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections.
  • Uses chemical sealants.
  • Requisitions repair parts, materials, and consumable supplies through military supply system.
  • Performs general housekeeping and FOD prevention duties.
  • Performs other tasks as directed.


  • Five (5) or more yearsrsquo; experience as Aircrew Survival Flight Equipment Technician.


  • Shall have previously completed Aircrew Survival Equipmentmen (PR) ldquo;Ardquo; School.
  • Personnel performing Aircrew Survival Equipment maintenance and QAR/CDQAR inspections shall be ordnance certified per OPNAVINST 8023.24/MCO 8023.3.
  • Must be able to work 1st, 2nd or 3rd shift schedule or as required.
  • Must be able work flexible work-week schedules i.e. Mon-Fri or as required.
  • Must satisfactorily complete a National Agency Check Local Records Check and Credit (NACLC) or Access National Agency Check with written Inquiries.
  • Must be able to obtain Secret security clearance as required for position prior to hire
  • Must be able to climb ladders, raised platforms, and aircraft.
  • Must be able to use hand and power tools.
  • Must have dexterity to handle small parts.
  • Must be able to deploy to support off station exercises and perform other support duties as assigned.
  • Must be eligible for Common Access Card (CAC)


Other Compensation
Employees will receive a health and welfare fringe benefit of $2.65 for every hour worked.

Employees are offered medical, dental, vision, and basic life insurance. Employees are able to enroll in KAIrsquo;s 401k plan. Employees have a minimum of eleven paid holidays. After completing one year of service, employees will have two weeks paid vacation.

Employment is contingent on (a) your ability to provide appropriate proof of your identity and eligibility to work in the United States; (b) your references and any background check being satisfactory to the Company; (c) you successfully passing a pre-employment drug test; and (d) your ability to get a required clearance by your effective start date, if needed; and (e) KAI commencing performance on this contract.

KAI is committed to hiring and retaining a diverse workforce. We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer, making decisions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected class.

First posted: 
1/25/2024 9:42:52 PM

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