Aircraft Mechanic III Job at Amentum California

Aircraft Mechanic III Job Description
The Aircraft Mechanic 3 release aircraft safe for flight, manage all shop tasking, assign all maintenance workloads, ensure proper manning is maintained in all work centers. Monitor/manage maintenance on aircraft; engine/structure Gearboxes, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls, hydraulic, engines, auxiliary power unit, flight schedule and operations, ventilation and heating systems and phase and preservation services, Working with customer maintenance control department leadership.

Essential Responsibilities:
Repairs and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as blades and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls, and plumbing and hydraulic units, ensuring hand tools, power tools, machines, and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet gun, and drills are being used properly.

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Reads and interprets manufacturers’ and maintenance manuals, OPNAV 4790, properly document aircraft maintenance/SE/PMS/aircraft fight hours/ all aircraft inspections in NALCOMIS/OOMA, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. Also local GOP,LOI, PQS, Safety Orders.

Performs 175-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections, examines engines for cracked blades and oil leaks, inspects turbine engines and components for cracks, corrosion, foreign object damage, burned areas, distortions, security, warping, wear, and missing segments. Inspects engine turbine blades to detect cracks, distortion, corrosion, burn-out, security, or breaks, tests engine operation, using testing equipment. Replace or repair worn or damaged components, such as generators, alternators, magnetos, fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment; removing engine from aircraft, using hoist or crane, disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassembles and installs engine in aircraft.

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Job duties require that this Mechanic 3 be able to release aircraft safe for flight, manage all shop tasking, assign all maintenance workloads, ensure proper manning is maintained in all work centers. Understand/able to document the following: preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, and miscellaneous duties to include servicing aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, checking brakes and corrosion prevention of aircraft.

Leadership ability is required, assign and monitor; Ensure safety procedures are followed for the following: adjustment, repairs, or replace any aircraft system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections, performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft, including flushing gearbox, cleaning screens and filters, greasing moving parts, checking brakes and corrosion prevention of aircraft. This is not an all-inclusive list.

Good knowledge and able to properly document the following: Participate in the jacking and towing of aircraft, entries into the maintenance records description of all work performed including safety of flight items and verifies the work was performed satisfactorily, may service/inspect/remove/install engine, airframe, electrical, ordnance components in hanger or flight line, required to keep aircraft in safe and mission ready operating condition. Must be able to repair and preform modification of all aircraft system and assemblies. This is not an all-inclusive list.

Mechanic 3 shall be responsible for other areas of the aircraft that he or she may be required to fulfill other obligations for aircraft maintenance or administration duties. This is not an all-inclusive list.

Must be able and available to work all shifts on site.

Additional duties include:
Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program.
Capable of obtaining Safe for Flight qualification.
Comply with all safety requirements.
Handling and disposing of Hazmat.
May need to participate and qualify in Aviation gas free program/Aviation ordnance program.
Obtain all support equipment licenses for job description.
Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

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Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:
Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, constant sitting while using the computer terminal, constant use of sight abilities while reviewing documents, constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.

Other Responsibilities:
Safety – amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality – Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance – Each employee must read, understand and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

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Minimum Requirements:
High school diploma or equivalent. Minimum of Ten (10) years actual and recent O level H-60S/R/F/H Aircraft Maintenance experience or equivalent rotary aircraft experience. Minimum of five (5) years actual H60 Safe for Flight (release aircraft safe to fly), CDQAR/QAR experience. Two (2) years must be performed at a management level is required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain all required qualifications and complete all Personal Qualification Standards(PQS) in accordance with instructions as outlined in CNAFINST 4790.2 (series) and Local work site local instructions. Shall be completed within the time frame set by local work site instructions.
Must be able to work all shifts. Full time employment; but 40 hour is not guaranteed per-week. Working hours; must be able to be flexible, start time and end time will be dependent on flight schedule and or overall tasking.
Ability to read and write and interpret technical data and special operating instructions is required. An in-depth knowledge of the applicable aircraft is required. A thorough working knowledge of applicable technical publication is required.
Ability to use a computer, Navy computer programs: NALCOMIS/OOMA. keyboard and mouse printer and be proficient using computer programs Word, Excel, powerpoint, Outlook, Good verbal and written skills and leadership ability are required.
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Common Access Card (CAC).
Prior experience with U.S. Naval repair maintenance operations on military aircraft highly preferred.
Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.
Must have a valid Driver’s License.
Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.
All Work Site Positions: Job descriptions and responsibilities shall change with changes to US Navy Mission and needs.
Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a U.S. Government background security check.
Must be able to speak, read, write and understand English.
Housekeeping of all areas of work including shop; participate in FOD program.
Successfully passing a pre-employment drug screen.

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Preferred Qualifications
Prior MH60 Safe for Flight (release aircraft safe to fly)

Compensation & Benefits:
This position includes competitive benefits package. For more detailed information on our benefits and what it is like to work for Amentum, please visit our Career website at
Hiring hourly rate $42.76

What We Offer:
When you join amentum, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

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Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

Work Level
Employment Type
Full Time

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