L-3 Communications Lead Aircraft Mechanic, CBA, Army C-12, Ft. Bliss, TX in Fort Bliss, Texas

Troubleshoots, repairs and services aircraft and engine systems. Conducts diagnosis of malfunctions. Performs maintenance, disassembly, rework, repair, replacement, re-assembly or adjustment of various aircraft systems in accordance with technical specifications, engineering instructions, and FAA regulations. Maintains FAA required records, manuals and inspection forms.

The Lead Mechanic shall act in a leadership capacity at his/her site. The Lead Mechanic reports directly to the Site Supervisor based at field location or Fleet Manager based at PMO. The Lead Mechanic may serve as the primary point of contact at the site for the Government, Headquarters, Fleet Manager, Regional Manager, and site personnel.

The Lead Mechanic is responsible for, but not limited to, the following duties and functions: * Being capable of accomplishing the duties required of an Aircraft Mechanic. * Schedule, direct, and monitor site operations, site personnel, and work efforts. * Ensure inventory spares and materials to include receiving, usage, reporting, shipping, transfer, scrap, and replenishment are handled using established company procedures. * Ensure timely submission of required reports and documents to Program Management and the Government. * Ensure that the site assigned company and Government owned/operated/possessed items are maintained. * Ensure required entries are made in the aircraft logbooks, configuration records, site records, and Management Information System (MIS). * Ensure compliance with quality and safety procedures/operations at the site level. * Prepare performance evaluations on employees. * Administer the site operating fund, when necessary. * Ensure company rules, regulations, standards, and policies are enforced and observed. Initiate actions to correct infractions. * Advise the Fleet Manager/Site Supervisor promptly of unresolved or developing problem areas.

  • High School Diploma or GED.
  • A FAA Airframe and Powerplant license.
  • Must have a minimum of five (5) years of recent hands on powerplant and airframe experience.
  • Must have a minimum of three (3) years of C-12 hands-on experience.


  • Must have an active DOD “Secret” security clearance and Passport (if requested) to support contractual obligations.

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Must have the ability to communicate clearly and concisely.
  • Must be able to travel to other locations requiring overnight stay.
  • Must be able to lift 20 pounds routinely and 50 pounds on occasion.

    Working Requirements/Conditions Environmental conditions are diverse and could range from an office environment where there is no physical discomfort to an environment where inclement weather may subject individuals to severe changes in temperature, less than adequate lighting, dust and wind. On occasion individuals may be required to work in areas where high noise h Education and Experience Requirements: azards will prevail and hearing protection is required. Office work conditions will expend approximately 10% of the candidate’s time and approximately 90% will be expended in more harsh conditions.

    "Equal opportunity employer-minorities/females/vet/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity"

Organization: *Vertex Aerospace Division-21001602

Title: Lead Aircraft Mechanic, CBA, Army C-12, Ft. Bliss, TX

Location: Texas-Fort Bliss

Requisition ID: 084820