Full Job Description
Vertex Aerospace is redefining the mid-level aerospace market with our agility, rapid deployment capability, and customized quality. Our international presence and vast range of services distinguish us from competitors. We offer our customers a variety of global aerospace support, including Systems Integration, Fabrication, Contractor Operated and Maintained Base Supply, Engineering, Maintenance, Modification, Repair, and Overhaul, Training Support, and all levels of Maintenance. For over forty years, we have delivered high-quality aftermarket aerospace services that are affordable and customer focused.
PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIES
Possess knowledge of maintenance practices, applicable maintenance/technical manuals and publications, basic tools, special tools, test equipment, operation, and maintenance of aircrew survival equipment. Must have working knowledge of corrosion detection, prevention and treatment.
Work from Government Instructions, Maintenance Instruction Manuals, and Company Directives to perform maintenance, repair, and installation of aircraft life support systems and aircrew personal survival equipment.
May be required to perform Collateral Duty Quality Control Inspections (CDI/CDQAR).
Perform duties of Aviator’s Breathing Oxygen (ABO) Analyst when authorized and designated.
Install and remove Cartridge Actuated Devices and Pyrotechnic Devices.
Responsible for the requirements of NA 13-1-6 series manuals, and Air Force T.O. series manuals.
Perform corrosion control and prevention as required.
Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention and Tool Control rules and regulations including participation in FOD walk downs.
Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned area.
Must have all required personal tools and box within 30 days of hire or job assignment.
Issues and receives aircrew related survival equipment from ALSS pool/assets.
Assemble, place-in-service, and perform calendar inspections on parachute assemblies, life
rafts, life preservers, oxygen regulators, and other related safety/ALSS survival equipment.
Maintain appropriate database for parachute and personal equipment for accountability and inspection due dates (OOMA).
Perform periodic maintenance and perform repairs on sewing machines.
Construct fabric items using sewing machine and performs hand tacking on fabrics.
Remove, install, and repair slide fasteners, grommets, snap fasteners, and hook and pile closures on personal survival equipment and other type fabrics.
Order survival equipment and supplies.
Must pass an ordnance physical within 30 days and become qualified and certified in Explosive Handling Personnel Qualification and Certification Program in accordance with OPNAVINST 8023.24 Series within 90 days of date of hire or assignment of position.
Coordinate with Leadman/Supervisor/Quality Assurance to resolve questions concerning serviceability and/or on repair procedures.
May be required to assist other mechanics within the work center/division in the performance of their duties, (i.e. during periods of increased workload).
Familiarization with COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series and other applicable Navy Instructions, Maintenance Instructions, Maintenance Manuals, Illustrated Parts Breakdown, Technical Directives, Manufacture Manuals, and Company Instructions.
Document all work accomplished and maintain maintenance records IAW COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series and other applicable instructions.
Brief student flight personnel on the use and sizing of aircrew flight gear.
Performs other reasonable related incidental duties as required.
Comply with established Hazardous Material/Waste Programs and Local, State, and Federal Environmental Protection Agency regulations.
May be required to perform duties of SAA Accumulation/Point Source Coordinator when authorized and designated.
May be required to wear a respirator while performing assigned duties.
May be required to operate a forklift.
May be required to perform off-site services.
Know location of safety data sheet (SDS) and applicable safety precautions.
May be required to perform scheduled/unscheduled inventories.
Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards.
Other projects and initiatives as assigned.
POSITION SCOPE AND CHARTER
Satisfactory completion of Navy PR “A” school.
Intermediate level experience as an Aircrew Survival Equipment Mechanic is preferred.
Must be able obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.
Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.
The essential physical requirements of the position will be reviewed with the applicant during the interview.
Some travel will be required.
Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.
Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company Proprietary data.
PHYSICAL DEMANDS AND WORK ENVIRONMENT
This classification activity is usually accomplished in a hangar/shop/flight line environment and as such requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with these activities. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.
The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards. May work near moving mechanical parts.
LICENSING AND CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTS
Valid State Driver’s License
Must have or be able to obtain a Secret security clearance
Must be able to obtain and maintain a CAC Card
Certifications/Licensing as required by Vertex Aerospace TACP Manual
Certifications/Licensing as required by COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series
Must be able to pass periodic medical surveillance evaluations.
Vertex Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)