Aircraft Mechanic II (F-18 – Egress-AME) – Naval Test Wing Pacific (NTWP) – NAS China Lake, CA

Vertex-Crestview Aerospace


 Current employees on the NTWP program need not apply to this requisition.

 This requisition is for individuals interested in employment with V2X after the transition, after September 1.

F-18 Egress Mechanic

Description: Services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft to ensure airworthiness. Removes/installs canopies, and ejection seats, performs periodic maintenance of all cockpit egress and life support systems of moderate difficulty, such as seats, canopies, CADs, and heating/cooling systems, utilizing hand tools. Reads and interprets manufacturer's publications, maintenance manuals, service bulletins, and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components. inspects airframe components for cracks and other damage. Troubleshoot, remove, replace, and repair egress and life support system components. Performs miscellaneous duties to service aircraft systems. As directed by site operations and site management, be certified as a CDI. Shall be able to correctly prioritize workload to maintain schedules and maintenance standards on assigned projects. 

Qualifications: The candidate must have completed the Navy Class "C" school in egress and life support systems repair for the position-specific T/M/S aircraft billet or USMC/USCG equivalent. Must have a minimum of five (5) years experience in Organizational Level Seat Shop maintenance in similar T/M/S aircraft. Must have three (3) years experience in the specific T/M required/Series preferred aircraft. Two (2) of the required three (3) years of type/model experience within the last three years is strongly preferred. May be required to become Plane Captain certified by approved certification process for each T/M/S applicable to their background. Must have a valid driver's license and be eligible to qualify for and able to maintain secret-level clearance.

Duties: The candidate for this task is required to maintain and service the applicable egress and environmental systems/components as required in support of Air Test and Evaluation Squadron 31 RDT&E Programs by applicable publications and governing instructions.