Aircraft Mechanic I at Systems Application & Technologies Inc in Point Mugu, California

Posted in Other 19 days ago.

Job Description:

Systems Application & Technologies Inc

Systems Application & Technologies, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.


SA-TECH performs operational, intermediate, and depot level maintenance for aerial and seaborne assets in support of weapon systems test and evaluation and fleet training exercises. We manage all stages of aerial and seaborne target assets' operational progression from initial inspection and configuration through deployment, return and post-operation maintenance and repair. We provide management, scheduling and execution of aerial and seaborne target operations; operation and maintenance of target recovery vessels (Aerial Vehicle Recovery [AVRs]); asset maintenance and depot repair; depot engineering assistance; recovery of aerial and seaborne assets; inventory management; and management of Government-furnished facilities, materials, vehicles and equipment.

SA-TECH recognizes that our success is indicative of each team members' hard work and dedication towards a common goal Supporting the Warfighter. Along with unparalleled stability, we have the ingredients for superior performance with a servant leadership mentality that provides an affirmation of purpose and value in a team oriented positive work environment.

The items listed below are some highlights of SA-TECH's employee benefits:

  • Medical plan with prescription plan
  • Dental plan, includes orthodontist for children only
  • Vision plan
  • 401(k) retirement plan
  • Life, accidental death & dismemberment insurance
  • Sick leave
  • Vacation leave

. Requirements:

Work Location: Naval Base Ventura County, Point Mugu, CA

Full Time non-exempt position


Provide Aerial Target O&M Support to Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons, Pacific Target and Marine Operations Division. Should have knowledge of Naval Aviation Maintenance Program (NAMP) and Naval Ordnance Management Policy (NOMP). The mechanic services, repairs, and overhauls aircraft and aircraft engines to ensure airworthiness.

DUTIES INCLUDE: The following job functions are a basic requirement but are not limited to and may be assigned other duties.

  • Aircraft Mechanic (Airframe and/or Power Plant): perform target build-up, scheduled and unscheduled maintenance, troubleshooting, target decontamination, make repairs and complete inspections required by proper operations manuals under supervision.
  • Maintenance work on BQM-34, 177, 74 aerial targets. Work will include work/teardown of different types of non-afterburning turbojet engines used in aerial targets and/or work on the target airframe and assist on electronics and avionics equipment.
  • Ability to learn to test targets and components to ensure functionality in accordance with procedures defined in NAVAIR manuals using specified test equipment.
  • Disassembling and inspecting parts for wear, cracks, security, or other defects, and repairing or replacing defective engine parts and reassemble and install engine in aerial targets.
  • Operate and be qualified (technically and medically) in forklift operations and overhead crane operations.
  • May conduct preventive maintenance in maintaining the airframe, power plant and avionics of various targets.
  • Could involve direct support to BQM-34,177, and 74 target operations by assisting in target build-up, target transportation, and target decontamination processes.
  • Qualified in the handling and use of associated ordnance in support of target operations. Ordnance could include but not limited to small CADS (pyro technic devices), RATO/JATO, and flares.
  • Work in a technical capacity as a team member or team on frequent trips to field activities & vendors.
  • Other duties as assigned (SNTC Operator, Parachute packer, NAMP Program Manager)

Work Conditions:

Conditions will vary, however, most work performed in enclosed buildings.

Work will include sitting, standing, walking, lifting and reaching.

Must be capable of lifting 50 lbs, and 50-100 lbs. when assisted by other employees.

Maintain a clean and organized work area to facilitate manufacturing functions.

Work Schedule: Currently 9/80 schedule (Mon Thurs 9 hours, alternating Friday off the other work 8 hrs.

Overtime: Occasionally required.

Travel: Required on routine basis but primary work location is NAWCWD Point Mugu


  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Technical school training or specialized training in the appropriate field required or a total of 2-3 (2-3) years' experience in performing the stated functions may replace education
  • Experience in a military environment (E3+) or on a military facility preferred but not required
  • Possess a strong basic mechanical-avionics background or engine experience
  • Read engineering drawings, specifications & data collection under limited supervision
  • Familiarity with naval target maintenance (CNAF 4790) programs
  • Knowledge of naval target (aircraft) maintenance practices to properly disassemble and reassemble several engine types
  • Basic understanding/Technical writing skills to assist in documenting new manufacturing and/or assembling instructions for new designs developed in-house
  • Computer/Networking/MS Office
  • Communication skills
  • Works well with others as a member of a team
  • Positive customer service attitude.
  • Possess a valid Driver's license; must be able to be insured through Company's vehicle insurance policy while driving work/government/rental vehicles during working hours, and for the duration of your work employment.
  • U.S. Citizenship and must have current SECRET clearance with adjudication date completed in the last 5 years. Must provide an updated sf86.
  • Ability to pass an Industrial I FAA Class 3 or comparable physical (such as a commercial driver license physical)
  • All candidates will be required to pass a consumer report and/or investigation to include SSN, Driver Record, Credit, and Criminal Background Investigation

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