Aircraft Mechanic - Gen I F/A-18
Boeing Global Services at Cecil Field, Jacksonville, FL has an opening for Aircraft Mechanic – Gen I for the F/A-18 Flight Ramp/Fuel Cell Team.Duties may include, but are not limited to:• Interpret standard work instructions, charts, tables, blueprints, wire diagrams, formulas, sketches, verbal and electronic orders, job layouts, etc. to accomplish assigned work.• Troubleshoots and maintains aircraft systems, components, and related equipment.• Removes and installs aircraft components.• Ability to work in aircraft confined spaces (Fuel Cells) for extended periods of time.• Adjusts, aligns, and rigs aircraft systems.• Performs aircraft jacking, lifting, and towing operations.• Performs aircraft and component operational checks.• Inspects and checks components for clearances, tolerances, proper installation, and operation.• Inspects and identifies aircraft corrosion for prevention and repair.• Technician will be required to assemble, disassemble, and/or modify systems by changing, removing, replacing or upgrading aerospace vehicle components to correct failures or implement changes in accordance with engineering drawings, technical publication, and retrofit drawings.• Maintain, repair and modify aircraft and components of light to moderate difficulty.• Maintain and repair aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components• The mechanic will be required to access aircraft data via computer systems and initiate on-line parts and discrepancy requests.• Must be able to obtain and maintain certifications required for assigned work.• Responsible for the proper performance of assignments and the prudent handling of product, tools and equipment.• Work with the guidance of more senior skilled employees.• Perform all duties of lower level Mechanic classifications as required to successfully accomplish assignments.• Ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with established safety and operating procedures.• Perform necessary assembly or subassembly, including bonding and sealing as required.• Use any and all precision measuring instruments, gauges, tools, etc., necessary to check machine readiness and to check completed parts for finish, dimensions and conformance to quality requirements.• The candidate must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.• Must be able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that may frequently change to support mission requirements and may include weekends and holidays. Mission requirements and/or workload may require both scheduled and unscheduled overtime.This position requires an active (or ability to obtain) US Security Clearance for which the US Government requires US Citizenship as a condition of employment.BASIC QUALIFICATIONS (REQUIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE):• Position requires minimum of 1 year of experience in those duties as previously described with satisfactory performance on military aircraft.• Knowledgeable in shop safety practices, and fuel systems sufficient to perform assigned duties.• Experience in working with schematics, specifications, assembly drawings and standard operating procedures.• Proficient in computer skills including but not limited to: aircraft related systems and basic office software.PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS (DESIRED SKILLS/EXPERIENCE):• Current US security clearance at the secret level or higher.• FAA certification in Airframe and/or Power plant.TYPICAL EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:High school diploma or GED and typically 1 or more years related experience.Experience LevelNon-SJC, Production MaintenanceContingent Upon Program AwardNo, this position is not contingent upon program awardScheduleFull timeBoeing is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, physical or mental disability, genetic factors, military/veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.