Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Armament Aircraft Mechanic--Flight Line Weapons: Eglin

at PAE

Posted: 10/23/2017
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: R0016447-2
Keywords: aircraft

Job Description

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



Armament Aircraft Mechanic--Flight Line Weapons: Eglin


Classification Description (cut and paste from job description)

Loads munitions and explosives and propellant devices on aircraft and inspects, maintains, installs, modifies, and repairs munitions release, launch, suspension, and gun systems. Examines for visual defects and proper installation of systems components, such as; munitions ejector racks, loading and suspension devices, shackles, rocket pods, pylons, aircraft ammunition and feed chutes. Analyzes malfunctions of munitions launch, release, suspension, and monitor systems, and associated equipment. Required to perform assigned tasks within your work center that directly supports necessary functions of this job classification.

Specialty Qualifications (cut and paste from job description)

a.            Knowledge. Knowledge of basic electricity and the principles of mechanics, electronics, and pneudraulics principles applying to munitions launch, release, suspension, fusing, and arming systems, and aircraft gun systems is mandatory. Knowledge of using precision measuring tools and equipment and using and interpreting schematics, and wiring diagrams is mandatory. Knowledge of technical orders and regulations and safety codes and practices is mandatory. Knowledge of concepts of applicable maintenance directives, and the proper handling, use, and disposal of hazardous waste and materials is mandatory. Knowledge of MIS (CAMS/IMDS) and desktop computer operations and use is mandatory. Must have working knowledge of Air Force supply procedures to look up, place orders, receive and maintain parts and materials to complete assigned work.

b.            Education. Completion of a basic aircraft armament systems course is mandatory. Completion of high school with courses in mechanics or basic electronics is desirable.

c.             Experience. Qualification as an Armament Aircraft Mechanic is mandatory. A minimum of five years of experience in performing functions, such as maintaining and repairing munitions launch and release or aircraft gun systems, is mandatory.

Special Certifications and Qualifications required for position (as determined by Program Manager)

Ability to load chaff and flare, Aim 9 / 120, remove and install M61A1 gun system and components, operate 198 tester, maintain suspension equipment, install and or remove pylons/adapters/launchers, operate UAL loading/unloading, assist on hung guns, and  supporting Air to Air missions. Have a minimum two (2) years documented experience, within the last five (5) years. You must have held an Air Force Weapons AFSC and possess the required qualifications in the attached job description. Lift minimum of 70 pound load up frequently. Must be able to travel in performance of these duties. SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED.


An Equal Opportunity Employer. PAE’s 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.


EEO is the Law Poster


PAE is a leading provider of enduring support for the essential missions of the U.S. government, its allied partners and international organizations.  With over 60 years of experience, PAE supports the execution of complex and critical missions by providing global logistics and stability operations, technical services and national security solutions to customers around the world. PAE has a workforce of approximately 15,000 people in over 60 countries on all seven continents and is headquartered in Arlington, VA.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), should you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a currently open position with PAE, please call Recruiting at (703) 656-6064 or email with "Disability Assistance" in the subject line.

Posted 30+ Days Ago

Full time