San Diego, CA
FA-18 Power Plant Mechanic Level II
Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Install, remove, replace, service, adjust and troubleshoot turbojet engines, auxiliary power unit (APU), secondary power, fuel system, anti-icing, pneumatic and related components.
- Inspecting and repairing powerplant, secondary power system, fuel and airframe related system components for cracks, corrosion, distortion, security, warping, wear and foreign object damage.
- Perform hourly, calendar, phase and conditional inspections as required by maintenance requirement cards.
- Use color-coded charts of aircraft plumbing.
- Interpret schematic diagrams.
- Interpret applicable technical data.
- Use and care of power tools, test equipment and precision measuring devices in the maintenance and repair of aircraft.
Required educational/skills background:
- High School Diploma or equivalent.
- Level II – Five years previous experience as a Power Plant Mechanic.
- Level III – Six years previous experience as a Power Plant Mechanic.
- Must be qualified as a Plane Captain.
- Capable of operating support equipment.
- Working knowledge of the OPNAVINST 4790.2H.
- Knowledge of Naval maintenance publications and maintenance requirement card.
- Training in Basic Aviation, Aviation Machinist Mate (AD), Class A1 (Aviation Machinist Mate – Jet Engine), and F/A-18 Power Plants and related systems organizational maintenance of equivalent.
This position requires normal physical functions. Work may require frequent bending, reaching and climbing. May frequently lift and carry items weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally lift heavier items with the assistance of other workers. Work may be performed on top or under equipment in cramped or awkward positions. Normal color perception required. Must be physically qualified to handle and work with explosive devices.
Work Environment (ADA):
May be required to work in areas in the hangar and on the flightline that are noisy and dusty. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. May be required to wear personal protective equipment, when applicable.
San Diego, CA