Mechanic 3 – F/A-18 Aviation Maintenance Control - Military veterans preferred



  full-time   employee

Virginia Beach
United States

United States of America - Virginia, Virginia Beach

Job Summary

AECOM is immediately hiring qualified Aircraft Mechanic 3 in support of U.S. Navy Aviation maintenance operations at NAS Oceana, Virginia Beach, VA.

The Aircraft Mechanic 3 must have knowledge of the F/A-18 E/F Super Hornet aircraft and the ability to communicate with other aircraft mechanics across a wide variety of skillsets to include Power Plants, Airframe\Hydraulic Systems, Avionics, ALSS, Electrical and Navigation Systems, Environmental Control Systems, Corrosion, and Line Division Operations.

In addition, the candidate will release aircraft Safe for Flight. It will be the responsibility of the Mech III to be able to efficiently attain the objectives and manage all actions to retain materials in a serviceable condition or restore it to serviceability. Candidate must be able to manage scheduled and unscheduled maintenance in order to meet demanding op-tempo to include daily flight schedule and detachments to remote locations.

A detailed knowledge of aircraft unique tools such as test equipment, torque wrenches, dial indicators, micrometers, cable tensiometers, sheet metal brakes and sheers, etc. is required.

Candidate will be required to perform duties within the established procedures of the Performance Work Statement. An Aircraft Maintenance Mechanic in this position will ensure all priorities are passed to the maintenance team, set project\priority of parts and procurement of repairable\non-repairable assemblies.

As a Mech III you will be required to act in a role of Shift Supervisor, must be able to apply technical expertise and guidance to solve complex problems by interpreting technical data such as schematics, flow charts, and manufactures’ manuals. Inspect and make entries into aircraft logbooks to ensure all technical data, and ensure that all work is complete in accordance with maintenance manual, maintenance requirement card, and maintenance instruction to include the Naval Aviation Maintenance Programs prior to releasing aircraft Safe for Flight.

Additional information:

  • Inspect and maintain all company and customer assets, including all assigned Personal Protective Equipment (PPE), in accordance with applicable directives, and ensure that those assets are utilized in a safe, effective and efficient manner.

  • Participate in the training and qualification of new personnel.

  • Promote communication to enhance and encourage employee awareness of accident prevention, quality of work, and environmental compliance.

  • Promote positive communication with all site departments, company management, and our customers to ensure the proper execution of our contract.

  • Participate in required daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly and annual training and ensure that it is documented in a timely manner.

Minimum Requirements

  • Shift work required and detachments (ashore and afloat) are possible.

  • High School graduate or equivalent.

  • Must have completed Navy Aviation Maintenance Control Management for Optimized Organizational Maintenance Activity (OOMA).

  • Must have seven (7) years actual F/A-18 E/F/G O-level Maintenance Control experience.

  • Must have a valid Virginia or North Carolina Driver license (if North Carolina resident)

  • Knowledge and use of special tools/equipment required to perform assigned maintenance tasks is mandatory.

  • Ability to read and interpret technical publications, safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions and procedure manuals.

  • Should be a self-motivator and work with minimum supervision.

  • Must be able to meet physical requirements associated with and/or pass any medical examination requirements related to performing daily assigned tasks.

  • There is a great deal of standing, climbing, bending and stooping.

  • US Citizenship required due to the nature of the work

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior F/A-18 Supervisor FAM C-600-3867

  • Naval Aviation Quality Assurance (QA) Admin C555-0046

  • Naval Aviation Logs and Records E-555-0059

  • Aircraft Weight and Balance E-516-0001

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is

pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions

inclusion, diversity and overall

employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our

core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only

delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 229020BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.