L3 Technologies CBA- (MOD) Fuels System Specialist Columbus AFB, MS in Columbus AFB, Mississippi

CBA- (MOD) Fuels System Specialist Columbus AFB, MS



Removes, replaces, repairs, installs, and modifies fuel system components, using appropriate technical data. Performs tasks with minimum supervision. Observes all safety precautions required in fuel systems maintenance.

Drains fuel from tanks and cells and purges cells. Removes, disassembles, repairs, reassembles, and installs components. Tests, patches, cleans, and inspects fuel cells. Determines the need for sealant and ensures necessary seals are in place and functional. Inspects and repairs aircraft fuel systems. Monitors bench stock, shop stock, and CTKs. Troubleshoots, defuels, and drains aircraft. Performs on and off-equipment maintenance as required. Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft records and is knowledgeable in IMDS documentation. Practices good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention, and safety at all times. Must obtain all certifications required to perform the job requirements. May be selected to perform special certifications including Red X inspections. May be assigned to maintain TO files, bench stock, shop stock, CTKs, or hazardous waste areas. Shall assist other personnel and work centers as directed. Must promote Company values, policies, and standards of conduct. Must be customer oriented and ensure professional coordination with Operations and other base agencies. When assigned to a Sortie Generation Flight, required to be qualified in flight line activities. Shall perform other duties assigned to include TDY and travel. Must be able to work day shift, night shift, or weekend duty as required. Receives cross-utilization (CUT) training and is qualified to perform those maintenance tasks.


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Possesses a thorough knowledge of troubleshooting and repair of aircraft fuel system components. Must be knowledgeable of maintenance publications, safety procedures and policies. High school diploma or equivalent is required. Specialized related courses are required. Must be able to read, write, speak and understand English. Must have a minimum of two years recent experience in aircraft fuel systems repair. AFSC 454XX or equivalent is required; however, at company discretion, this may be waived if the individual can meet the training requirements stipulated in TO 1-1-3. When using a respirator, must be able to obtain a good face-piece-to-face seal. Must be able to obtain and maintain a flight line driver's license and may be required to obtain and maintain a class CDL. Must be able to work in confined/enclosed spaces. Physical exertion requirement is medium.

Aircraft Mechanic Physical Requirements:

Must be able to climb ladders, stairs and portable stands and navigate these without assistance. Must be able to work at heights 70 feet above the ground. Must be able to work in extreme heat/cold.

Must be able to work in the following environmental conditions: noise, vibration, proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, chemicals, odors, dust. Must be able to bend, reach, stoop, balance, push, pull, kneel, grasp, crouch, crawl, work in narrow aisles/passageways, and work in close spaces that restrict movement including aircraft fuel tanks for extended periods of time.

Must be able to stand for sustained periods of time. Must be able to work primarily with fingers such as picking, pinching, typing. Must have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as: preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; extensive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts, and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly or fabrication parts at distances close to the eyes.

Must be capable of routinely performing industry standard ambidextriosities required to complete tasks. Must be able to lift/maneuver up to 50 pounds.Must be able and willing to enter and work in confined spaces, such as aircraft fuel tanks and beneath floor panels with clearances of 18” – 24”.

Equal Opportunity Employer – minorities / females / veterans / individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity.


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Job Installation and Maintenance

Primary Location USA-Mississippi-Columbus AFB

US Security Clearance Required: Public Trust

Schedule: Full-time

Shift: Day - 1st

Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time

Organization: Division - Vertex-20000074

Job Level: Individual Contributor

Job Posting: Jan 25, 2018, 5:45:19 PM

Req ID: 094446