• Textron
  • $63,033.33 -114,190.00/year*
  • Aviation
  • Full-Time

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About Textron

Textron Inc. is a multi-industry company that leverages its global network of aircraft, defense, industrial and finance businesses to provide customers with innovative solutions and services. Textron is known around the world for its powerful brands such as Bell Helicopter, Cessna, Beechcraft, Hawker, Jacobsen, Kautex, Lycoming, E-Z-GO, and Textron Systems. For more information visit: www.textron.com.

About ATAC

Textron Airborne Solutions provides training opportunities for military customers. Within this company is Airborne Tactical Advantage Company (ATAC), which provides tactical flight training and adversary services. Textron's extensive global reach - makes for an incomparable training resource. ATAC provides tactical flight training and adversary aggressor services for U.S. Navy, Marine and Air Force pilots, and is the only organization certified to train the Navy's TOPGUN program. ATAC operates simultaneously across five sites and two continents and comprises the world's largest outsourced civilian, tactical airborne training organization and proudly provides the highest quality live training to Squadrons, Air Wings, and Battle Groups. ATAC was the first civilian organization authorized to train the USAF's F-22 Raptors.


The Aircraft Mechanic is responsible for maintenance actions on Airborne Tactical Advantage Company's aircraft as well as the safe and expeditious launch and recovery flight line operations at permanent and detachment sites.

Job Responsibilities

* Maintenance efforts in support of company commitments

* Proficient in one type/model aircraft and helper on additional type/model aircraft

* Utilize AMS program

* Training of maintenance personnel

* Manage assigned maintenance programs

* Assist with coordination of detachment requirements with Crew Chiefs (as necessary)

* Obtain and maintain Detachment Lead qualification

* The Aircraft Mechanic troubleshoots malfunctions in aircraft structure, landing gear, flight surfaces and controls

* This mechanic repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures, such as wings and fuselage, and functional components including rigging, surface controls

* This mechanic performs 100-hour, progressive, isochronal, phase, periodic, and other hourly or calendar inspections

* This mechanic: adjusts, repairs, or replaces electrical wiring system and aircraft accessories, performs preflight, thru-flight, and post-flight maintenance inspections

* Applies comprehensive technical expertise to solve moderate to complex problems by interpreting technical documentation such as; blueprints or manufactures' manuals

* Must be able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects

* Additional responsibilities as delineated by Production Supervisor and Crew Chiefs

* Manage programs as assigned

* Must be able to lift 50 lbs

* Must be able to climb in and out of the Aircraft.

* Must be able to stand for long periods of time

* Minimum requirements of this position include, but are not limited to, an A&P certification or at least 5 years of military aircraft maintenance equivalency.

* Must be capable of performing unsupervised complex maintenance actions and holds or has held a QAR qualification, engine turn qualification or advanced trouble shooting experience. Must be capable of managing assigned additional collateral programs, training junior mechanics on aircraft systems / GOP's / safety practices, competent in the use of specialized tooling and/or test equipment and supervises aircraft servicing.

* Performance will be continuously monitored by supervision and reviewed annually with the employee.

* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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