Las Vegas, Nevada

Job Summary

Employee will be part of the Deployment Pool and will be required to support deployments to various CONUS/OCONUS locations, as required. This position will require the member to be flexible in the support of assigned deployment/work schedules.

Supports an Aircraft Ground Equipment (AGE) shop in a medium to large-sized military aircraft flying organization. Ensures the timely and proper performance of scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on AGE equipment and light support vehicles. Inspects, tests, and operates AGE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation. Diagnoses mechanical and electrical circuitry malfunctions. Interprets drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics, and technical data to facilitate repairs and/or modifications to ground support equipment.

Identifies appropriate replacement parts in TOs and technical documents and orders those parts. Removes, disassembles, repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and re-installs AGE accessories and components. Stencils and marks AGE as appropriate. Services equipment with fuel, oil, coolant, water, hydraulic fluid, and air as required. Operates, cleans, inspects, and services AGE tow vehicles. Maintains and documents AGE equipment and tow vehicle forms. Positions equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations. Schedules PMIs as required. Adheres to safety procedures, and follows technical orders, as applicable.

USAF equivalent position is AGE Mechanic Craftsman.

Position reports to the AGE Mechanic Lead.

Essential Responsibilities:
  • Maintains external fuel and grounding systems; performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance on GSE; inspects, tests, and operates GSE to determine equipment serviceability and proper operation; services equipment with fuel, oil, water, coolant, hydraulic fluid, refrigerant, and compressed air; diagnoses mechanical and electronic circuitry malfunctions using visual and auditory senses, test equipment, and technical publications.
  • Disassembles and assembles malfunctioning GSE accessories and components; removes, disassembles repairs, cleans, treats for corrosion, assembles, and reinstalls GSE components and accessories; stencils and marks GSE in accordance with technical publications; stores, handles, labels, uses, and disposes of hazardous materials and waste in accordance with all state, local, and federal environmental standards and regulations.
  • Prepares GSE for storage and mobility deployment; and operates, cleans, inspects, and services GSE towing vehicles.
  • Maintains vehicle records, and updates paper and electronic equipment records; provides dispatch service for GSE, including positioning equipment to support aircraft maintenance and flying operations; practices good housekeeping, tool control, Foreign Object Damage prevention, and safety at all times.
  • Supervises, trains, and mentors subordinate personnel in AGE functions
  • Performs all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

  • Minimum Requirements

    • Must have Bachelor's degree, or have completed relevant military and/or vocational technical school curriculum
    • Minimum of five years actual AGE maintenance experience required
    • Must be highly qualified with all types and uses of AGE equipment
    • Must have an advanced understanding of diesel engine maintenance and repair, and HVAC maintenance and repair
    • Must be able to inspect, repair, and operate ground support and auxiliary equipment at an advanced level
    • Must achieve a passing grade in all required courses/certifications for continued employment, as needed
    • Employee must meet all OCONUS deployment criteria, to include pre-deployment medical screening, as a condition of employment
    • Must be able to lift, carry and/or wear Military Issued Equipment in excess of 50 pounds for extended periods
    • Must be able to speak, read, write, and understand English
    • Must be able to provide proof of U.S. citizenship upon hire
    • Must submit updated SF-86 within 30 days of hire start date
    • Must have current DoD Secret Security Clearance and be able to maintain a DoD security clearance commensurate with the assigned duties during employment
    • Must have current/active State Issued Driver's License
    • Must be able to acquire and maintain a valid flight-line Government Driver's License
    • Must have valid U.S. Passport with a minimum of one year remaining with at least two facing pairs (four total) of blank Visa pages
    • Must be fully COVID-19 vaccinated with booster. Accommodations may be available under limited circumstances
    Preferred Qualifications

    • Master's degree in a relevant career field
    • RPA Operations & Deployment experience
    • Prior experience as a Defense Contractor
    • HVAC Certification
    • Vehicle Operator Training
    • AGE Mechanic experience within the last 10 years
    • Highly desired to have a U.S. Passport valid for an additional two years with at least two facing pairs (four total) of blank Visa pages

    Las Vegas, Nevada

    Amentum brings industry-best expertise, processes, and technology to ensure the availability and reliability of our Government and commercial clients’ vital facilities and equipment. We apply our culture of excellence to operate, maintain, and manage your global assets and complex supply chains to meet modern challenges at home and abroad. You get the confidence that comes from a partner with on a century-long heritage of unrelenting dedication to our clients’ missions across the DoD, civilian agencies, and the IC.

    We are looking for skilled Veterans interested in continuing your career in aviation, global logistics, IT and Network support, and also unmanned systems. 

    We currently have positions open nationwide and globally to include: Kuwait, Iraq, and other overseas locations!

    Amentum’s skilled workforce lives with outcomes rather than just works on them. Our employees hold the most sought-after certifications in the industry, including Program Management Professional (PMP), IT/Cyber, ITIL, and Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Our teams who maintain and modify vehicles, aircraft, and weapons systems work within disciplined environments certified to AS9001D, ISO 9001:2015, AS9110B, and AS9100C standards.

    Whether it’s managing facilities supporting the IC’s classified missions, operating UAVs that protect our soldiers, or maintaining military equipment at remote bases abroad, Amentum has the experience, passion, and commitment to meet your critical needs.

    What happens after I apply? 

    First, you will want to ensure your RecruitMilitary profile is up to date, and you also have the most up to date resume to provide. Once you apply for the role you will be re-directed to complete your employment application on Amentum's career site. Once you complete that application a recruiter will review your skills and qualifications and reach out to you about the role as appropriate. 



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