F 18 Aircraft Ordnance Technician Featured
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F 18 Aircraft Ordnance Technician job at DynCorp International in MD
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Job SummaryThe Aircraft Ordnance Technician performs a variety of duties and tasks such as inspecting ammunition testing aircraft systems performing preventive maintenance and effecting repairs loading and fusing ammunition and arming/de-arming aircraft. Responsibilities of the Aircraft Ordnance Technician encompasses duties incident: to the inspection maintenance and repair of armament equipment and loading of aviation ordnance on Marine Corps/Navy aircrafts.Principal Accountabilities Performs scheduled/unscheduled maintenance on ordnance ordnance related equipment and armament systems. Maintains and repairs aircraft armament weapons systems fire warning/extinguishing system repair/troubleshooting aircraft armament systems and be familiar with OPNAVINST 8024. Employs appropriate safety precautions security procedures and record-keeping techniques for ordnance. Operates and performs operators maintenance on armament weapons support equipment and aircraft armament equipment. Loads and unloads airborne weapons and stores aboard aircraft to include reconfiguration and functional testing of aircraft weapons release and control missile and gun systems. Removes maintains services installs and loads aircraft guns. Arms and de-arms aircraft. Conducts functional tests of racks launchers adapters and electrical components aircraft armament circuits and maintains them in an operational status by appropriate preventive maintenance. Configures or reconfigures assigned aircraft for carriage of any aviation ammunition within the capability of the aircraft by installing or removing racks launchers adapters and electrical components. Identifies munitions by type nomenclature and explosive hazard. Identifies the hazard present and appropriate emergency response procedures for each type of munitions handled. Transport explosives utilizing assigned handling and transportation equipment. Conducts ammunition inventories and maintains stock records of lots/serial numbers. Comply with all current sections of COMNAVAIRFORINST 4790.2 series applicable to aircraft maintenance and ALSS. Working knowledge of technical publications NAMP and NALCOMIS aircraft maintenance applications. Perform other job related duties as may be assigned. Knowledge and Skills Ability to diagnose the deficiencies and malfunctions of ordnance systems. Must have the broad knowledge in the assembly and operation of complex and interrelated mechanical electrical pneumatic and hydraulic systems and components of Weapons Systems. Ability to perform maintenance and repairs in accordance with applicable Technical Manuals and Bulletins. Ability to read specifications blueprints and wiring diagrams; use precision gauges test instruments and alignment devices. Skill and knowledge to operate simple machine shop and hand tools. Working knowledge of safety rules regulations and procedures. Possess a valid US State drivers license. Ability to read and interpret data is required. Ability to read write speak and understand English. Ability to obtain a Government flight line drivers license. Ability to obtain a secret security clearance. Experience and Education High School degree or equivalent required. Completion of specialized courses in aircraft structural repair is required. Four years actual and recent experience in the type of aircraft being serviced. Candidates with ordnance certification preferred. Must obtain appropriate support equipment and/or material handling licensing upon initial unit assignment. Must meet the criteria to be qualified and certified as per OPNAVINST 8023. Completed CNATT AO (A)(C) Course Physical Requirements/Working Environment Must meet the medical requirements for Explosive handlers and Explosive vehicle Operators contained in NAVMED P-117. 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. Must be able to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for certain periods throughout the day. 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. May be required to lift up to 50 pounds. May be required to see aircraft in flight read dials/gauges identify small objects and hand tools. Must be able to see imperfections micrometer readings and other small scales. Must be able to communicate by voice and detect sound by ear. Must be able to distinguish color and judge three-dimensional depth. May be required to operate power vehicles machinery hand tools ground support equipment fork lift APU etc. Travel May vary by location.