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Fuels Systems Technician

Government and Military

Aircraft Technician


APO, Armed Forces Pacific, United States

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World

Fuels Systems Technician

Purpose and Scope:

The Fuels Systems Technician performs maintenance, reconstitution, and storage of Fuels equipment assets in accordance with applicable USAF requirements. Performs the work required in a timely manner and maintain adequate production to meet service schedules.

In Addition to Hourly Compensation and Benefits we are Offering:

$2,500.00 Sign-On Bonus Plus Quarterly Bonuses for a Total of $12,500.00

Essential Responsibilities:

Installs, maintains, repairs, and inspect the following FSE Assets:

  • R-18 Pumping Unit
  • R-19 Filter Separators
  • R-20 Servicing Platform
  • R-21 Plumbing Assembly
  • TASS
  • PMU-27 Pumping Cart
  • 50K Fuel Bladders
  • 210K Fuel Bladders
  • 10K Fuel Bladder
  • 210K Berm Liner
  • Adjusts/repair pumps, control valves, meters, strainers, filters, water separators, and all other elements of liquid fuel systems.
  • Makes periodic inspections of fuel bladders, pumping units in compliance with applicable regulations, to detect and correct leakage, corrosion, faulty fittings, and malfunction of mechanical units, meters, gauges, and hoses.
  • Perform 90- and 180-day inspections FSE assets per regulations, AFI and Technical Orders
  • Inspects electrical wiring, switches, and controls for safe operating condition, grounding, and adjustment.
  • Repairs, replaces, and adjusts malfunctioning equipment to restore operating condition specified in regulations and repair manuals.
  • Disassembles, adjusts, aligns, calibrates gauges and meters, and perform hydrostatic hose testing.
  • Maintain and monitor the Shelf-life program for all FSE parts (hoses, valves, seals and any other items or materiel that have a shelf-life requirement)
  • Perform PMIs and function checks on all equipment to ensure that units are pumping and straining fuel IAW AFIs and Technical Orders.
  • Perform inventory of RSPs and UTC FSE kits on a semi and annual basis or when directed
  • Prep assets for shipment to offsite locations
  • Perform Limited Technical Inspections (LTIs) such as Acceptance, Shipment, and Condition on assets arriving or being shipped from the site.
  • Performs all other work as required by the section or program.

Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Two (2) to five (5) years of job-related experience
  • Must be comfortable working in all weather conditions.
  • Must have experience in the installation, operation, inspection, maintenance, and/or repair of fuels delivery systems.
  • Must be physically able to operate a variety of machinery and equipment, including fuel trucks, forklifts, fuel pumps, hand tools, etc.
  • Must be physically able to operate motor vehicles.
  • Ability to read, speak and write English
  • Must possess basic mathematical skills.
  • Must be a U.S. Citizen.

Contract Requirements in accordance with Appendix J:

  • Completed Fuels Apprentice Course (J3ABR2F031 00AB), military service or commercial equivalent.
  • Completed FORCE Course (J3AZR2F051 05AB) or 10 years’ experience
  • Government will schedule attendance at FORCE Course within 12 months of employment, if necessary.
  • Certification: National Petroleum Management Association Certified Petroleum Journeyman (CPJ) or equivalent certification is acceptable in place of fuels apprentice training

Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

Shop environment in which mechanical equipment is operated, is loud and noisy, and some pieces of equipment have exposed moving components Must be able to exert up to 75 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 50 pounds of force frequently, and/or up to 25 pounds of force constantly to move objects. Requires the ability to climb, reach, and/or stretch arms, legs, or other parts of body to grasp objects. Physical demand requirements are for medium to heavy work.

Other Responsibilities:

Safety - Amentum enforces a safety culture whereby all employees have the responsibility for continuously developing and maintaining a safe work environment. As appropriate, each employee is responsible for completing all training requirements and fulfilling all self-aid/buddy aid responsibilities, participating in emergency response tasks, and serving on safety committees and teams.

Quality - Quality is the foundation for the management of our business and the keystone to our goal of customer satisfaction. It is our policy to consistently provide services that meet customer expectations. Accordingly, each employee must conform to the Amentum Quality Policy and carry out job activities in compliance with applicable Amentum Quality System documents and customer contracts. Each employee must read and understand his/her Quality Management and Customer Satisfaction responsibilities.

Procedure Compliance - Each employee must read, understand, and implement the general and specific operational, safety, quality and environmental requirements of all plans, procedures and policies pertaining to his/her job.

Amentum is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our hiring practices provide equal opportunity for employment without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender, national origin, age, United States military veteran’s status, ancestry, sexual orientation, marital status, family structure, medical condition including genetic characteristics or information, veteran status, or mental or physical disability so long as the essential functions of the job can be performed with or without reasonable accommodation, or any other protected category under federal, state, or local law.

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