Aircraft Mechanic: Armament (Contingent on Contract Award): Eglin in Fort Walton Beach, FL at PAE

Date Posted: 6/12/2020

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Aircraft Mechanic: Armament (Contingent on Contract Award): Eglin


Armament Aircraft Mechanic



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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)

Must have a minimum four (4) years documented experience, preferably within the last ten (10) years on fighter aircraft. Preferably F-15 and/or F-16. SECRET CLEARANCE REQUIRED.

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