Textron Egress Technician – Iraq Air College, Iraq- Contingent Upon Award in Iraq

Egress Technician – Iraq Air College, Iraq- Contingent Upon Award


Position Summary / Job Description):

This deployed position maintains, inspects, repairs, and troubleshoots the canopy fracturing and egress systems in accordance with the maintenance requirements for the T-6A aircraft. Performs the required maintenance for the seat survival equipment and reports directly to the Lead Mechanic on a day to day basis. Performs seat removal and installation of the Mk US16LA ejection seat and survival equipment. Assists the flight line operations to include launch and recovery to support the contractual mission requirements. Performs scheduled and unscheduled maintenance per the maintenance manuals.

Job Duties:

  • Participate ineffort to inspect T-6A aircraft to determine and capture parts that need to be repaired or replace in order to return the aircraft to airworthy condition as per the FAA, OEM, and Iraqi Government rules and regulations.

  • Perform canopy maintenance and parachute packing/recertification.

  • Inspect and certify aircraft at specific intervals as required by Beechcraft, Government and the FAA.

  • Troubleshoot system malfunctions and perform necessary corrective actions

  • Remove and replace defective components.

  • Comply with Service Bulletins, Instructions and Airworthiness Directives as directed.

  • Perform preflight and postflight, turn around inspections and servicing when required.

  • Perform maintenance on Ground Support Equipment (GSE), mechanic hand tools, sheet metal tools per OEM-approved technical data as needed.

  • Maintain aircraft logbooks and historical data as required.


Education and Requirements:

  • Familiar with aircraft egress systems and applicable explosive devises.

  • High school diploma or equivalent Military / Technical Hands-on training with 5 years experience in egress maintenance.

  • Valid FAA Airframe and Powerplant Certificate Must have a minimum of 1 year T-6 Maintenance Experience and a minimum of 3 years’ experience with Textron Aviation aircraft (Cessna/Beechcraft)

  • FAA Inspection Authorization (IA) Certificate preferred

  • Completion of Martin Baker EjectionMartin Baker Ejection Seat Training for 1stLine Maintenance, Parachute Packing, and Seat Survival Kit Packing and Maintenance.

  • Completed Martin Baker Ejection Seat Training for 2ndLine Maintenance.

  • Ability to perform regular seat maintenance to include removal and installation of seats, survival equipment and perform the appropriate inspection and safety checks.

  • Familiar with FAA regulatory requirements.

  • Experience in working with DOD agencies and foreign military services.

  • Previous military experience in egress systems preferred.

  • Direct experience with the Mk US16LA seat preferred.

  • Results-driven with strong focus on delivering significant quality benefits.

  • High-achieving and ambitious self-starter with a track record of successful accomplishments in training operations.

  • Physical ability to lift and handle 50 lbs and perform climbing and stooping as related to the job.

  • A background in USAF aviation and maintenance management preferred.

  • Previous experience with Foreign Military Sales (FMS) programs a plus.

  • US drivers’ license.

  • Ability to deploy to Iraq for an extended period of time.

  • Ability to work a 60 hour work week (6 days a week, 10 hour days).

  • Must be able to work in the austere working and living environment.

  • Must possess US Passport with ability to obtain work visa for Iraq.

  • Subject to drug and alcohol testing.

  • Position Contingent on Contract Award.

EEO Statement

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Job Product Support

Primary Location US-Iraq

Recruiting Company Textron Systems: Support Solutions

Schedule Full-time

Job Level Individual Contributor

Shift First Shift

Req ID: 267633