Zenetex LLC

  • Aircraft Fuels Mechanic

    Posted Date 3 months ago(4/25/2018 9:08 AM)
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    # of Openings
    Job Location
    US-UT-Hill Air Force Base
    Touch Labor
  • Overview

    ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. We are looking for qualified Aircraft Fuel Cell mechanics to fill immediate positions supporting our Contractor Field Team at Hill Air Force Base. These positions may require the ability to work swing and/or graveyard shifts. Due to the nature of this work, positions will require an active DoD Secret clearance

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    Read and follow government provided technical data, blueprints, engineering drawings, standard operating procedures, and manufacturing specifications in the maintenance processes in order to:

    • Perform fuel dock operational checks
    • Clear aircraft when applying electrical power and when using AGE and support equipment; and use aircraft ground safety devices
    • Remove, install, and leak check single point refueling, fuel jettison, aircraft integral tanks, and fuel tank components
    • Perform preliminary, fuel vent system, and final fuel tank leak checks
    • Bucket drain and air purge all fuel tanks; repair and seal leaks as required in fuel system
    • Remove, seal, install, and leak check auxiliary and external tank components, install all fuel tank foam, and perform final closeout
    • Clear aircraft when applying electrical power and when using AGE and support equipment; and use aircraft ground safety devices
    • Perform LEL tests on aircraft
    • Remove foam and follow all proper foam storage procedures
    • Perform oxygen analyzer test on aircraft and final inspection of aircraft areas
    • Refuel, defuel and load, unload system purge fluid
    • Remove poly top coat inside main fuel tanks
    • Properly identify and tag parts and components for routing to appropriate repair shops. Complete required documentation, i.e., 173 cards, definitive sheets, 781, and/or other applicable work documents
    • Properly position and utilize equipment, work stands and fall protection devices including motorized aerial, scissor lifts and other motorized power lifts; operate Aerospace Ground Equipment (AGE) to include, but not limited to, hydraulic test stands, aircraft jacks, nitrogen carts, work stands and scaffolds; high pressure washers (hydro-blasters), Hepa-filtered vacuums and high pressure air hoses

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • High school diploma or GED
    • Minimum of 2 years of experience as an aircraft fuels mechanic; military aircraft experience preferred
    • Must have an active DoD Secret clearance to be considered

    Physical Demands

    Work will require a high level of hand dexterity and finger use in both hands, close vision corrected/uncorrected to 20/20, prolonged periods of standing and sitting in combination with stooping, bending, reaching, pulling, and pushing, as well as ability to lift 25lbs and over with assistance.

    Work Environment (ADA)
    May be required to work in areas in the hangar and on the flight line 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.   


    Security Clearance

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and an active DoD Secret clearance. 

    ZENETEX is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Qualified applicants are considered for employment without regard to age, race, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. 


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