Ridgecrest, California

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Electronic Tech II Maintenance F/18

The Quality Assurance Inspector (Airframes F-18) is required to perform all Quality Assurance for Scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in accordance with the Naval Aviation Maintenance Program Applicable T/M/S MIMS and technical publications and other governing instructions. Additionally, the candidate will perform NAMPSOP monitoring, quarterly audits, trend analysis, draft QA related Naval messages, notify government oversight personnel of all flight critical, safety of flight and mandatory QA inspections and perform accidental analysis/investigations as required.

Principle Accountabilities
  • Develops and implements quality control and ground safety programs to ensure compliance with contract specifications.
  • Inspects and verifies proper completion and documentation of safety and flight discrepancies. Briefs and debriefs pilots and crew members assigned to functional check flights.
  • Evaluates personnel, including verification of skills, training, and experience.
  • Performs audits and inspections of work centers and ongoing maintenance actions, procedures, equipment, and facilities. Monitors time-lines and applicability of aircraft maintenance technical data and technical library.
  • Reviews maintenance source documents, aircraft inspection records, notes recurring discrepancies or trends and initiates appropriate action.
  • Manages the material deficiency and technical order improvement program.
  • Reviews engineering investigation requests, initiates and reviews quality deficiency reports, technical deficiency reports, and hazardous material reports, ensuring that they are accurate, clear, concise, and comprehensive.
  • Receives aircraft and explosive mishap reports and studies them for applicability Oversees aircraft weight and balance program. Conducts safety inspections, training, and drills.

Knowledge & Skills
  • Must have completed a US Navy "QAR" school or USMC/USCG equivalent. Must also have been a CDI/CDQAR on T/M/S aircraft or equipment applicable to the position.
  • Must have a minimum of ten years' experience on the applicable T/M/S aircraft or equipment, must have at least three years 'experience as a QAR at the appropriate level (organization or Intermediate), and at least two years must have been on the appropriate T/M/S aircraft or equipment and have been within the past five years. Education cannot be substituted for experience.
  • Must have F/18 aircraft maintenance experience.
  • Must be able to climb stairs, ramps, ladders, and work stands.
  • Must be able to crouch, crawl, grasp or handle objects, use finger dexterity, bend elbow/knee and reach above/below shoulders.
  • Must be available to work any shift.
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid driver's license.
  • Must be able to obtain/maintain any company/government required certification, qualification, licensing, or clearance.
  • Must be available to work any shift.
  • Must be able to obtain and maintain a US Government Clearance.

Preferred Qualifications
  • May work in aircraft maintenance hangar or outside.
  • May be required to respond to a wide variety of operational circumstances, including extreme weather conditions and rudimentary infrastructure.
  • May be exposed to extreme noise from turbine and jet engine aircraft.
  • May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles; may be exposed to electrical shock hazards or work near moving mechanical parts, vehicles, or aircraft.
  • May be required to lift up to 50 pounds.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran's status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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Ridgecrest, California

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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