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Flight Readiness Technician D - Secret

PDS Tech is seeking a Flight Readiness Technician for an open position in Palmdale, CA.

In your role, you will:

  • Inspector Aircraft, Mechanic Electrical and Electronics, and Mechanic Flight.
  • Perform operational checkout of aircraft prior to and during preflight.
  • Inspect explosive and armament installations.
  • Maintain aircraft historical records.
  • Perform activities prior to flight status and final inspection and daily maintenance of completed experimental aircraft or major modification to experimental aircraft.
  • Inspect and/or perform bench and flight line operational checkout and inspect, trouble-shooting, adjustment and repair of electrical and electronic systems.
  • Inspect the calibration, adjustment, troubleshooting, repair and modification of electronic test equipment used exclusively by production and at times may be required to inspect the calibration, adjustment, trouble-shooting, repair and modification of other electronic test equipment as directed.
  • Perform aircraft and/or spacecraft bench or flight line operational checkout, trouble-shooting,adjustment and repair of any electrical or electronic system.
  • Fabricate, adjust, trouble shoot, repair and modify electronic test equipment.
  • Perform operational checkout of hydraulic systems and mechanical systems.
  • Diagnose and correct hydraulic and mechanical malfunctions.
  • Operate engines during run-ups and troubleshoot when needed.
  • Perform engine buildup as assigned. Install, repair, and replace tanks, power plants, generators, and aircraft engines.
  • Install or replace reservoirs, etc. and repair leaks in same.
  • Install or replace instruments such as fuel quantity, rate of climb and oil pressure indicators.
  • Splice, route, clamp, solder, and string tie wires or wire bundles.
  • Repair, install and hook up bomb, missile and rocket racks and pylons.
  • Install and load ejection seats and guns.
  • Install adjust, repair and replace structural parts and assemblies.
  • Modify parts such as skins, doors, aircraft frames, test panels, clips, brackets, angles and ribs without the aid of jigs and ixtures.
  • Modify aircraft components or aircraft support equipment.
  • Perform composite repairs
  • Must have Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret.

As our ideal candidate, you will meet the following requirements:
  • Specialized vocational training, or an Associate's degree and 3 to 5 years work related F15 experience or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Knowledgeable and skilled in F15 mechanical, structural, power plant, hydraulic, pneumatic, and electrical systems operation and flightline methods and common shop practices.
  • Knowledgeable and able to interpret and work from USAF technical orders (T.O.s), blueprints, sketches and written and verbal instructions.
  • Knowledgeable and able to use computer systems for office and shop applications.
  • Knowledgeable about and able to work in FOD controlled environments.
  • Knowledgeable and able to apply shop math.
  • Skilled in listening and interpersonal participation, and able to work with others as part of a team which includes giving and receiving feedback, and assisting others in completion of tasks.
  • Able to complete and maintain all required training and certifications needed to do your job efficiently.
  • Able to climb, stand, bend, kneel, reach, crawl, and walk on or around aircraft or work stands and in confined spaces.
  • Must have Secret Clearance with the ability to obtain a Top Secret.

Job Number: 1710078469
Job Location: Palmdale, CA
Duration: 12 months
Input Date: 01/22/2018
Attention: Jordan Smith
City, State: IRVING, TX 75062
800 Phone: 866/224-2745

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