Zenetex LLC

  • Aircraft Mechanic III - Airframes

    Posted Date 2 months ago(5/31/2018 6:02 PM)
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    US-TX-Fort Worth
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  • Overview

    ZENETEX specializes in management and technology support services for a variety of federal agencies and commercial organizations. A new contract award with VMFA-112, NAS JRB Fort Worth, TX has prompted the opportunity for an experienced F/A-18 Mechanic III - Airframes. Work is scheduled to begin on 1 July 2018.

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities

    • Provide Organizational-level maintenance support to the squadron to include: scheduled and unscheduled maintenance;  maintenance control planning and management; and Technical Directive compliance and modifications
    • Inspects and maintains engines and their related systems, including but not limited to induction, cooling, fuel, oil compression, combustion, turbine, compressor, exhaust and propeller systems; pre-flight air craft; periodic and special inspections.
    • Conduct periodic, Integrated Maintenance Concept (IMC) / Phase inspections, and Hourly Inspections on engines and engine-related systems; field-test and adjust engine components, including fuel controls, pumps, valves and regulators; and preserve and de-preserved engines, engine accessories     and components
    • Reads and interprets maintenance manuals, service bulletins, technical data, engineering data, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components
    • Replaces or repairs worn or damaged components, such as fuel controls, fuel pumps, oil pumps, and engine mounted gearboxes, and compressor bleed valves using hand tools, gauges, and testing equipment   

    Education and Experience Requirements

    • High school diploma or equivalent
    • Qualified candidates must have previously held Safe for Flight or Technical Directive Coordinator qualifications within the past 12 months
    • Ideal candidates will have 6 years of related experience, with at least 2 years of experience with the F/A-18 (or similar) aircraft required  

    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.  

     The above information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory.

    Security Clearance

    • This position will require U.S. citizenship and the ability to pass an in-depth government background check. May require the ability to ultimately obtain and maintain a 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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