Flight Line General Mechanic II CH/MH53 - Miramar, CA

TARCG Aviation
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Our Client is a defense aerospace company that offers a global one-stop-shop solution for aftermarket aerospace services. They support, repair, and maintain aircraft and aircraft components to the Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) and military standards throughout their 100 worldwide locations. They have over 4,200 employees and proudly employ over 1,900 veterans. They take pride in their ability to deliver rapid solutions while minimizing risk and fostering solid working relationships. They are looking for an individual that is a self-starter, organized and detail-oriented. This position requires the individual to work in all weather conditions servicing, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, modifies and overhauls aircraft and aircraft systems. You may need to work weekends and or holidays as the mission requires and shifts are variable. Hours will be set by the unit. Travel will be required as the unit specifies.



  • Performs routine aircraft maintenance functions.
  • Performs operational checks on lighting equipment, such as: navigation lights search and landing lights, anti-collision lights and replaces bulbs.
  • May remove and install electrical connections that are foolproof.
  • Removes and installs starter and main generators.
  • Must demonstrate an operational knowledge of aircraft, aircraft systems, engines, and component parts.
  • Operates aircraft towing equipment in towing operations.
  • Maintains aircraft fuel, oil and hydraulic systems.
  • Must have knowledge of the proper use of hand tools in aircraft maintenance.
  • Must be able to read and write, and interpret and comply with aircraft maintenance procedures manuals, specifications, and directives, guides, and forms used on the job.
  • Completes maintenance documentation accurately using OOMA, and required forms, as required by job assignment.

Must show proficiency in the use of OOMA within 90 days after assignment.

  • Effectively task and direct subordinate personnel through a daily assignment of tasks.
  • Develop and execute maintenance plans to ensure meeting of aircraft Turn-Around-Time (TAT)
  • Maintain aircraft RESET Team Leader Stations and Logbooks for documentation of all compliance of required inspections and maintenance required and completed.
  • Inspect and maintain GFE, as well as, conduct periodic inventory of all assigned equipmentInitiate and complete controlled exchange in accordance with applicable Standard Operating Procedures and Regulations
  • Conduct aircraft maintenance, while providing direction for assigned personnel's daily maintenance operations
  • Report violations of Work Rules, Policies and Procedures to the appropriate level.
  • Responsible for complying with the most recent Vertex policies and procedures.
  • Operates motor vehicles, machines, and special purpose equipment as required by the job assignment.
  • Performs PMCS and inspection documentation on vehicles, tools, and equipment.
  • Performs housekeeping duties in work and common areas.
  • Ensures that tools and equipment used by the employee in the classification are properly calibrated.
  • Uses most current approved methods and publications in the performance of the assigned job.
  • May perform those assignments of employees holding the next higher classification in the line of progression in order to qualify for the promotion.
  • Completes and maintains records and reports as required by job assignment.


  • Removes, installs, or modifies aircraft components and engines on test stands and engine test cells as required and trained.
  • Makes appropriate logbook entries and documents own work accomplished.
  • Performs aircraft functional checks.
  • Performs related record maintenance including completing appropriate log book forms, condition tags and parts requests in accordance with technical publications, Company procedures manuals and other written and oral directives.
  • Uses blueprints, schematics, technical drawings and manufacturers' drawings and sketches in the performance of assigned duties.
  • May be required to perform Maintenance Operational Checks (MOCs)


  • High school diploma or equivalent--General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
  • CH/MH-53E Power Plants and Related Systems Maintenance Course
  • Must have 6 years' experience on CH/ME-53E aircraft.
  • Must obtain and maintain the level of Industrial Security Clearance required by the Government.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for Common Access Card (CAC).


  • Must be physically able to perform the duties and responsibilities of the classification.
  • Must be able to work with required materials without debilitating irritation to skin, eyes or respiratory system while wearing the required personal protective equipment.
  • Must be able to pick up a minimum of 50 lbs individually from the ground, vehicle or aircraft.


  • Must have and maintain a valid state driver's license when required by job assignment.
  • Must obtain and maintain the level of Industrial Security Clearance required by the Government.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain required clearance for Common Access Card (CAC).

Our client is an Equal Opportunity Employer - minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities /sexual orientation / gender identity. This vacancy is being advertised by TARCG INC. The services advertised by TARCG INC are those of an Employment Agency. Additional Keywords: Maintenance Technician, Mechanic, Aviation, Plane Mechanic, Aviation Mechanic, Maintenance Engineer, Engineer, Engineering, Aeronautical,Aeronautical Engineer, Aerospace Maintainer, Aerospace maintenance manager, Director of Maintenance, DoM, Base Maintenance Manager, Director of Operations, DOO, Department of Defense, Navy, Army, Marine Corps, Reserve, aircraft, T-1, T-6, T-38 aircraft, Air Force, AFI 21-101, AETC, DoD program, TS/SCI, LI-MN1, Management, Production, Flight line, Cost Plus, Firm Fixed Price, Aircraft maintenance, Aviation maintenance, Quality Assurance, QA, Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities, Aircraft subsystem, Modification, Executive management, L3 Operations, Aerospace, Columbus AFB, Mississippi, Flight, Aircraft maintenance, EEO Tagline,Air Education and Training Command

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10/21/2019 8:21:37 PM

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