DynCorp International LLC. Plane Captain F/A-18/EA18G - Contingent upon award in CHINA LAKE, California


/ This posting does not represent a current opening, rather it provides a summary of skills needed for a potential future opportunity. /

  • Position Description * The Plane Captain performs aircraft handling, servicing, daily and turn around inspections as required on FA-18 / EA-18G aircraft. Provides pre-operational inspections and fuels ground support equipment, technical assistance, guidance and instruction to employees in the Aircraft Washer and Plane Captain Helper classifications.

  • Principal Accountabilities *

    • Performs daily and turn around inspections as required to the applicable procedures.

    • Initiates and completes applicable maintenance forms.

    • Performs Aircraft fuel sampling/servicing as required IAW established procedures.

    • Launches and recovers aircraft.

    • Serves as aircraft taxi director during launch and recovery operations.

    • Tows aircraft and act as aircraft brake rider when required.

    • Ties down and covers aircraft utilizing established procedures.

    • Provides technical, assistance, guidance and instruction as required.

    • Utilizes two-way communication equipment as required.

    • Ensures compliance with Foreign Object Damage (FOD), Hazardous Waste, Egress Familiarization, and Tool Control programs.

    • Ensures compliance with all established general and industrial safety rules and regulations as applicable to the contract, facility and job assignment.

    • Ensures safety, security and preservation of government and company owned equipment.

    • Provides courteous and professional customer service.

    • Operates portable firefighting equipment.

    • Maintains the cleanliness of the work center.

    • Performs other qualified duties as assigned.

  • Knowledge and Skills *

    • Ability to read, write, understand, and communicate the English language and follow verbal and written instruction.

    • Thorough knowledge of applicable safety and maintenance manuals.

    • Thorough working knowledge of aircraft flight line operations, aircraft handling, servicing, marshaling, common hand tools and normal operational safety requirements of the aircraft.

    • Experience working on the FA-18 / EA-18G aircraft.

    Experience and Education

    • High School Diploma or equivalent preferred.

    • Two (2) or more years’ experience in aviation maintenance and / or flight line operations.

    • Valid Driver’s License.

    • Ability to meet any government, company licensing, or qualification requirements for the position.

    • Physical Requirements/Working Environment

    • Ability to walk and stand on level and/or inclined surfaces for extended periods throughout the day.

    • Ability to climb, bend, stoop, squat, crawl, crouch, kneel, lift, carry, balance and reach above shoulder level, push or pull weight up to seventy (70) pounds.

    • Ability to use eye hand coordination and manual dexterity.

    • Must have close vision to include color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

    • Ability to hear at the normal range.

    • May require the use of respirator.


    Ability to travel in support of cross-country rescues and detachments of unknown duration.

Job: *Aviation / Support

Title: Plane Captain F/A-18/EA18G - Contingent upon award


Requisition ID: BLU1703534