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BAE Systems

Aircraft Technician (Airframe & Powerplant)




Full Time


Mojave, California, United States

Job Description BAE Systems is pleased to announce an opening for an Aircraft Technician III supporting the aircraft maintenance team in Mojave, CA.

BASIC FUNCTIONS OF THE JOB: To perform maintenance on aircraft including troubleshooting all aircraft systems, responsible for making critical decisions regarding aircraft safety in a timely manner, perform all line maintenance functions unsupervised to include preflight, post flight, launch, and recovery of aircraft. Maintenance duties will be conducted on-site in Mojave CA and off-site while deployed CONUS with contracted aircraft.

Job Description:
Trouble shoot and repair basic aircraft systems.
Perform scheduled and un-scheduled maintenance and repair of both mechanical and electrical systems.
Provides technical support for engineers working in a research or design/development environment. Performs a variety of non-standardized assignments of moderate complexity.
Selects and adapts standard procedures or equipment.
Receives initial instructions, equipment requirements and guidance from supervisor or other engineering personnel.

Required Education, Experience, & Skills High School Diploma or equivalent (GED) and 6 years’ experience or AA Degree and 4 years’ experience.
Must be willing to work a flexible work schedule while deployed with contracted aircraft up to 25% of the year. Deployments may include extended shifts, holidays, and weekends and support on call status for 24 hours-a-day, 7 days-a-week.
Ability to understand and follow basic instructions and guidelines.
Able to determine time, place and sequence of operations or action to be taken.
Ability to be subject to both external and internal environmental conditions.
Able to change physical work locations based on needs.
Must have FAA Airframe and Power Plant License.
This position requires the successful candidate to be able to obtain a Secret level clearance.
The criteria for obtaining and holding a clearance are driven by US government requirements.
You must be a US citizen to obtain a security clearance.
Preferred Education, Experience, & Skills Bachelor’s Degree or 8 year(s) related experience
Previous Experience on DC-9 / C9 aircraft
Previous Experience on corporate type aircraft, preferably Sabreliner.
FAA IA certificate desirable.
FCC GROL Certificate desirable
About BAE Systems Intelligence & Security BAE Systems, Inc. is the U.S. subsidiary of BAE Systems plc, an international defense, aerospace and security company which delivers a full range of products and services for air, land and naval forces, as well as advanced electronics, security, information technology solutions and customer support services. Improving the future and protecting lives is an ambitious mission, but it’s what we do at BAE Systems. Working here means using your passion and ingenuity where it counts – defending national security with breakthrough technology, superior products, and intelligence solutions. As you develop the latest technology and defend national security, you will continually hone your skills on a team—making a big impact on a global scale. At BAE Systems, you’ll find a rewarding career that truly makes a difference. Intelligence & Security (I&S), based in McLean, Virginia, designs and delivers advanced defense, intelligence, and security solutions that support the important missions of our customers. Our pride and dedication shows in everything we do—from intelligence analysis, cyber operations and IT expertise to systems development, systems integration, and operations and maintenance services. Knowing that our work enables the U.S. military and government to recognize, manage and defeat threats inspires us to push ourselves and our technologies to new levels. At BAE Systems, we celebrate the array of skills, experiences, and perspectives our employees bring to the table. For us, differences are a source of strength. We’re laser-focused on high performance, and we work hard every day to nurture an inclusive culture where all employees can innovate and thrive. Here, you will not only build your career, but you will also enjoy work-life balance, uncover new experiences, and collaborate with passionate colleagues.