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Aviation Structures/Hydraulics Mechanic (AM)

Company: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated - Mi
Location: White Plains
Posted on: June 2, 2021

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



Aviation Structures/Hydraulics Mechanic (AM)



Services, repairs and overhauls aircraft to ensure airworthiness.  Repairs, replaces, and rebuilds aircraft structures of moderate difficulty, such as wings, fuselage, surface controls and functional components to include rigging, plumbing and hydraulic units utilizing hand tools, power tools, machines and equipment such as shears, sheet metal brake, welding equipment, rivet guns and drills.  Reads and interprets manufacturer’s publications, maintenance manuals, service bulletins and other specifications to determine feasibility and method of repairing or replacing malfunctioning or damaged components.  Inspects airframe components for fluid leaks, cracks and other damage.  Troubleshoot, remove, replace and repair aircraft structural and hydraulic system components.   Perform miscellaneous duties to service aircraft systems.  As required by site management, be certified as a CDI.  Shall be able to correctly prioritize workload to maintain schedules and maintenance standards on assigned projects

Essential Job Functions:

The candidate is required to maintain and service the F/A-18 airframe and hydraulic systems/components as required and in accordance with applicable publications and governing instructions.  Applies technical knowledge of airframes system principles in determining equipment malfunctions and applies skill in restoring equipment operation, evaluates performance and reliability of prototype or production mods, and recommends changes to installation specifications to simplify assembly and maintenance.  The Aircraft Mechanic I applies technical knowledge to solve airframes system problems by interpreting manufacturer’s manuals or similar documents.


  • Candidate experience must be clearly defined on resumes by listing specific dates (month & year) and locations of relevant experience.
  • Must have completed the Navy/Marine Corps Class “A” and “C” schools in airframe and hydraulic repair for the F/A-18 aircraft.
  • Minimum 36 months Organizational level Airframes Mechanic experience.  Preferred to have 24 months F/A-18 experience within the last 36 months.
  • Must have completed USN/USMC/USCG Basic Aviation Corrosion Control training.
  • May be required to become Plane Captain qualified. 
  • High School graduate or equivalent.
  • Must have a valid driver’s license. 
  • Must have a current secret level clearance or be able to obtain one prior to being permitted to start and be able to maintain it through employment.
  • Must be available to work any shift.


PAE 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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Keywords: Pacific Architects and Engineers Incorporated - Mi, White Plains , Aviation Structures/Hydraulics Mechanic (AM), Other , White Plains, New York

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