Killeen, Texas

Job Summary

Aircraft Mechanic III (LUH72) A&P Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance.
  • Performs scheduled and unscheduled aircraft maintenance, to include repairs, modifies aircraft structures, structural components and engines of complex to extreme difficulty, maintains and repairs aircraft components including but not limited to flight controls, engines, hydraulics, pneumatics, fuel systems, and mechanical components, and applies technical knowledge of airframe and power plant systems in determining equipment malfunctions and applies technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as; blue prints and manufactures manuals.
  • Shall have the ability to determine functionality of non-complex electrical systems.
  • Shall have a detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as cable tensiometers.
  • Shall possess the level of experience necessary to inspect all required aeronautical type maintenance to be performed by skill class Mechanic I and must have a combination of experience to repair engines, sheet metal, structural, hydraulic, electrical, power train and general mechanical maintenance of moderate difficulty, required to meet the assigned missions.
  • Shall have a thorough knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting, diagnosing problems, repair procedures and replacement of parts: requires broad knowledge of aircraft sheet metal/structural modifications and repair.
  • Shall have basic knowledge of electrical theory.
  • Shall have a thorough knowledge of aircraft sheet metal and structural modification and repair
  • Shall have thorough knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers
  • Work typically requires a thoroughly comprehensive knowledge of aircraft mechanical component troubleshooting/repair procedures and replacement of components, a thorough knowledge of aircraft Sheetmetal/structural modification and repair and the ability to determine functionality of complex electrical systems.
  • Accomplishes inspections including, but not limited to preflight, thru-flight, basic post-flight, and phase inspections.
  • Launches and recovers aircraft as required.
  • Performs operational checks of all aircraft systems and maintains aircraft appearance and cleanliness.
  • Operates all associated ground support equipment and uses hand tools, special tools, and fixtures applicable to aircraft.
  • Performs all tasks associated with ground movement of aircraft.
  • Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records/forms and completes associated CAMS entries.
  • Must be able to work, day shift, swing shift, night shift, and/or weekend shift as required.
  • Knowledge of the use of aircraft hand tools, special tools, and test equipment is required.
  • Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD Awareness and prevention and safety at all times.
  • Perform other qualified duties as assigned.
Minimum Requirements

  • Shall have a valid up-to-date A&P license and shall have five years aviation maintenance experience, five years rotary wing aircraft experience, and two years on the assigned MDS.
  • All experience must be within the ten most recent years.
  • If no A&P license, shall have five years aviation maintenance experience, five years rotary wing aircraft experience, and two years on the assigned Mission Design Series (MDS). All experience must be within the ten most recent years.
  • All mechanics assigned to perform maintenance on FAA certified aircraft must meet FAA requirements.
  • Shall have a working knowledge of making entries in aircraft logbooks & records, military technical publications, and the Army's Unit Level Logistics Aviation Information System, ULLSAE.
  • US Citizen
  • Ability to obtain/maintain Security Clearance (NAC-I T1)
  • Valid Driver's License
  • Tools are Required; Must provide own shadowed/etched Tools &Tool Box
  • (LUH-72 Base FT Hood), Long-term TDY to Yuma, AZ.
  • Must be able to travel 75% of the time, from home base.
Preferred Qualifications

  • Must have a working knowledge of aircraft safety requirements and know how to operate portable firefighting equipment.
  • The ability to read, interpret, and comprehend schematic diagrams, drawings, charts, and technical publications are required.
  • Must be able to routinely lift and/or move objects weighing up to 50 pounds.
  • Must be able to perform duties of the job including, but not limited to, standing, lifting, bending, pushing, and pulling for extended periods of time.
  • Frequently required to climb or balance and work in small spaces, ladder work and working at heights at or above 40feet is required.
  • The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, or snow, ice, etc.
  • May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles.
  • May be exposed to electrical shock hazards

Killeen, Texas

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.