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Join the team and become a vital part of our legacy of innovation and excellence. As an Aircraft Mechanic, you'll play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and reliability of cutting-edge aircraft. If you're passionate about aviation, have a keen eye for detail, and thrive in a dynamic environment, we want you on our team. Embark on a journey of professional growth and impact, where your skills will contribute to the future of aviation!
PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is seeking candidates for an Aircraft Mechanic II position in San Antonio, TX.
Duration: 9 Months
Shift: Variable; must be able to work first and second shift hours.
Pay: $35 - $40 per hour
- Performs on and off aircraft electrical modification to electrical wiring and system components
- Perform complex connector terminations including shielded wires, coaxial cables, and fiber optic wiring.
- Understand wire handling and routing instructions.
- Perform sealing, wrapping, bonding, tying, and closure of wire harnesses and cables in accordance with standard processes.
- Demonstrate technical ability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specifications, and retrofit requirements to perform electrical modification/repair.
- Adhere to government and company procedural guidance, perform assembly, installation, visual inspection of physical characteristics, modification of wire bundles and electrical assemblies, and operational and quality checks of aircraft work.
- Troubleshoot malfunctions in aircraft electrical and environmental systems of moderate difficulty at the organizational or depot maintenance level.
- Performs aircraft bench and/or flight line operational testing and troubleshooting in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier, and other directives.
- Performs assembly, installation, check-out physical characteristics, operational testing, and modification of wire bundles in the testing, development, and modification of aircraft in accordance with DOD, manufacturer, company, supplier, and other directives.
- Responsible for the proper performance of assignments and the prudent handling of products, tools, and equipment.
- Required to consult with management and peers to assess the best work process.
- Will assist and train less senior employees.
- May be required to lead teams through more complex aircraft-relevant tasks.
- Able to prioritize workload to maintain schedules on assigned projects.
- Perform all duties of lower Electrics classifications as required to successfully accomplish assignments.
- Interpret standard work instructions, charts, tables, blueprints, wire diagrams, formulas, sketches, verbal and electronic orders, job layouts, etc. to accomplish assigned work.
- Ensure that all equipment is used in accordance with established safety and operating procedures.
- Diagnose and correct malfunctions occurring in assembly processes.
- Use any and all precision measuring instruments, gauges, tools, etc., necessary to check dimensions and conformance to quality requirements.
- Maintain necessary certifications, licenses and permits as required for assigned work.
- Able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.
- Able to work various shifts and/or an alternate baseline schedule that may frequently change to support mission requirements and may include weekends and holidays. Mission requirements and/or workload may require both scheduled and unscheduled overtime
- Must be familiar with Hazardous Energy and Lock Out /Tag systems applications to ensure working environment is deemed safe for access and on the job performance.
- Will be required to assist other team members (General Mechanics, Structures, Avionics) in order to ensure cost/schedule targets are met.
Basic Qualifications (Required Skills/Experience):
- High School Diploma or Equivalent
- 4+ years of on-aircraft Electrical installation and modification experience.
- Demonstrated experience with routing and terminations, including shielded wires, co-axial cables, and fiber optic wiring.
- Ability and understanding of routing instructions and handling of harnesses.
- Perform efforts associated with sealing, wrapping, bonding, tying, and closure of wire harnesses and cables in accordance with standard processes.
Demonstrates the capability to read and interpret engineering drawings, technical orders, process specifications, and retrofit requirements to perform electrical modification/repair.
- Experienced in the use of tooling assemblies and fixtures for depot-level modification and repair of electrical wiring.
- Computer skills experience including but not limited to aircraft-related systems and basic Microsoft Suite software (i.e. Word, Excel)
- Experience reading and understanding engineering drawings, blueprints, schematics, and specifications
- Successful completion of training is a contingency for this assignment OJT or formal classroom training
- All candidates should be available to work variable shifts based on business need, 1st and 2nd.
- Experience with F-15/Fighter or Depot Level/Modification maintenance
- Operate a forklift, mobile crane, and riding-type electric-powered elevating equipment to accomplish work assignments.
Ability to perform the following requirements:
- The candidate must be able to ascend and descend vertical work ladders, work in confined spaces, and lift loads of approximately 35 pounds.
- Exposure to noise, working on elevated platforms
- Use personal protective gear for face, eyes, ears, hands, and arms as required.
- Pass visual acuity and color perception tests
- Experience understanding and interpreting detailed written and verbal work instructions and processes
- Handle, use, and dispose of hazardous material
- Obtain & maintain training certifications as required to support assignment responsibilities
- Occasional (1 to 3 hrs) finger manipulation
- On occasion, a 2-person lift may be necessary for weights greater than 50 lbs
- Frequent reaching overhead (3 to 6 hrs)
- Frequent walking on flat surfaces
- Frequent standing flat or uneven surfaces
- Frequent balancing on a ladder, steps, or uneven surfaces
- Occasional climbing on 3-12 ft ladders or stands
- Rotation of head/neck, sitting, crawling, squatting, bending/stooping, lying down, and operating foot controls for an extended period of time
- Occasional contact with metals
- Frequent exposure to noise
PDS Tech Commercial, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, religion, national origin, disability, veteran status, age, marital status, pregnancy, genetic information, or other legally protected status.