Zenetex LLC

Aircraft Mechanic III - B-52

Posted Date 2 weeks ago(5/8/2020 8:35 AM)
Job ID
2020-3174
# of Openings
2
Job Location
US-LA-Bossier Parish
Category
Touch Labor

Position Overview

ZENETEX has become a major force in the field of aircraft maintenance. We proudly support all four branches of the military in performing Organizational, Intermediate, and Depot level aircraft, ground vehicle, and component maintenance. We employ over 800 qualified Aircraft Mechanics across the United States and overseas. We have an opportunity for two B-52 Aircraft Mechanic IIIs. These positions will be supporting the 2nd MXG and the 307th MXG at Barksdale AFB, LA and will require an active DoD Secret clearance to start. 

Description

  • Leads team in the performance of aircraft maintenance, inspections, and scheduled/unscheduled maintenance
  • Supervises subordinate mechanics and provides technical guidance on maintenance operations on the airframe being supported
  • Make entries in aircraft logs and records, and provide guidance and technical expertise to lower level technicians throughout all aircraft modifications and/or maintenance efforts
  • Contractor shall be knowledgeable of aircraft maintenance standards, to include but not limited to, corrosion, hazardous waste, and materials, concepts and application of maintenance directives and data reporting, use of technical data and supply and deficiency reporting procedures
  • Maintains repairs and modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components
  • Applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise in restoring equipment condition and operation
  • Applies professional technical knowledge and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as blueprints or manufactures' manuals  

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.

Qualifications

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum of 6 years of experience, with two years of recent experience in B-52 aircraft maintenance support; with two years performing as a structures mechanic
  • Requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components and of aircraft sheet metal/structural modification and repair
  • Must be skilled in removing and replacing aircraft parts and accessories/components, and have the ability to make adjustments and settings according to established specifications

 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. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religion, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age, or any other characteristic protected by law.

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