F-18 Hydraulic/Structures Technician "O" Level ( position in Kuwait )

Kay and Associates Inc. - Beaufort, SC3.7

Full-timeEstimated: $47,000 - $63,000 a year

TASK DESCRIPTION: This position is located in the Kuwait Air Force (KAF) Organizational Level Maintenance Activity at Ahmed Al-Jaber Air Base to provide contract maintenance services relating to the installation, operation, maintenance, modification and repair of the F/A-18 weapons system.


  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, trouble shooting, structural repairs and inspections on F/A-18 airframes, sub-assemblies and components.
  • Metal and composite repair, internal fuel cell sealing, fastener installation and repair and the removal, installation and rigging of flight control surfaces.
  • Perform corrosion inspections and treatment.
  • Cross train as a hydraulic technician in an integrated airframes work center.
  • Support on-the-job training and cross training of KAF personnel.

Basic qualifications

  • Have completed an F/A-18 Fleet Replacement Aviation Maintenance Program Airframes Course.
  • Have completed a Corrosion Control Course.
  • Have Composite Repair experience.
  • Have a minimum of four years experience of hydraulic/flight control systems on F/A-18 aircraft.
  • Proficient with Visual Information Display System/Maintenance Action Form document and all applicable technical publications.
  • Have a minimum of one year F/A-18 Plane Captain experience.
  • No security clearance required.

Job Type: Full-time


  • Airframes: 4 years (Required)