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
Location: UNITED STATES-CALIFORNIA-CHINA LAKE
Requisition ID: BLU1703534