CBA – Airframes / Powerplant Mechanic I – AHTS – Whiting Field – Milton, FL

Vertex-Crestview Aerospace

Milton, FL

Vertex Aerospace is redefining the mid-level aerospace market with our agility, rapid deployment capability, and customized quality. Our international presence and vast range of services distinguished us from competitors. We offer our customers a variety of global aerospace support, including Systems Integration, Fabrication, Contractor Operated and Maintained Base Supply, Engineering, Maintenance, Modification, Repair, and Overhaul, Training Support, and all levels of Maintenance. For over forty years, we have delivered high-quality aftermarket aerospace services that are affordable and customer focused.


Principal Responsibilities and Accountabilities:

  • Demonstrate a thorough working knowledge of NALCOMIS/OOMA aircraft maintenance software, data base management, reports, and processes.
  • Perform scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, inspections, repairs and replacement of airframes and powerplant systems, components and accessories pertaining to scheduled maintenance requirements on TH-73A aircraft. All work is performed in accordance with applicable government, manufacturer’s maintenance manuals, company directives and other approved data. 
  • Read, interpret, and apply instructions from Blueprints, schematics and other approved data
  • Knowledgeable of aircraft materials used and safety precautions as applicable to usage.
  • Perform post-maintenance ground turns when qualified and assigned.
  • Perform non-destructive inspections when qualified and assigned.
  • Perform aircraft maintenance away from main operating base and assist with aircraft truck-backs/reclamation when authorized.
  • Pursuant to the specific provisions of the CBA and government contract, at the discretion of management, may be requested to perform the collateral duties of Lead and/or CDI. 
  • Perform corrosion control cleaning and removal as required utilizing precautions in the SDS for materials utilized to complete these tasks.
  • Perform airframe and component touch up and painting when qualified, required and directed.
  • Assist with ordering tools, parts and material.
  • Ensure proper operation and use of test equipment and Ground Support Equipment.
  • Will be qualified to operate tow vehicles and tow aircraft as required.
  • Must possess personal tools required to perform the work in the classification.
  • Assist with engine wash by performing ground turns (if qualified and assigned).
  • May be required to remove and reinstall cowlings, doors and panels to perform the duties of the job classification.
  • Monitor and assist the line move crew when operating inside the hangar.
  • Responsible to Maintenance Supervisor and/or Maintenance Control Supervisor in performing those duties assigned.
  • Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.
  • Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.
  • Document work accomplished on government and company electronic and/or manual Information Systems
  • Assist in ensuring the safety, security, inventory and preservation of Government owned and Company owned equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with established Maintenance/Work Instructions and Company policies/procedures.
  • Must have an extensive working knowledge of COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series, OPNAV 3750 series, applicable ISO, Federal Aviation Regulations, and Navy Instructions.
  • Must be able to utilize card files and common office equipment.
  • Responsible for adherence to and enforcement of the Tool Control Program.
  • Responsible for adherence to and enforcement of the FOD Prevention Program.
  • Adhere to and enforce all Company and Government regulations to ensure personnel safety and the security and preservation of Government and Company-owned equipment.
  • Ensure compliance with required Quality Control policies and inspections.
  • Perform all other position related duties as well as other projects and initiatives as assigned.
  • Maintains the highest ethical, personal and professional standards

Position Scope and Charter


  • Must have three (3) years documented experience as a practicing aircraft mechanic (either fixed wing or helicopter).  
  • FAA Airframes or Power Plants License (A or P)* preferred.
  • Graduate of C-555-0047 OOMA course or equivalent.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a DoD security clearance.
  • Must meet any other qualification standards imposed by the government contract not covered by this agreement.
  • Must have valid state driver license, and obtain GSE licensing, aircraft towing certification, hydraulic fluid sampling certification, flight control rigging certification, hazardous materials certification
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to effectively communicate using a two-way radio and/or intercom system.
  • Must have ability to develop professional relationships with management, peers, vendors, subcontractors, and customers
  • Must be able to work weekends, other shifts, and overtime as required.
  • Must be able to maintain confidentiality of sensitive information and Company proprietary data.
  • Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.
  • Limited travel may be required.

Physical Requirements

Primarily aircraft hangar environment. Must pass physical every 5 years as required by NAVAIR 3710.1 series. Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights up to 15 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.  Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time. Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.  Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextrosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds. Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.