F-18 Egress ECS Systems Specialist

Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL
F-18 Egress/ECS Systems Specialist
  • Full time (40 hr.) position/Overtime is directed by the Site Manager.
  • Basic Wage: $66,227.20 per year/ $31.84 Hr.
  • Health & Welfare wage: $11,232.00 year /$5.40 Hr.
  • Total compensation package: $77,459.20 / $37.24 hr.
The F-18 Egress/ECS Systems Specialist is responsible for servicing the aviation injection and oxygen systems for the Customer.
Tasks and Responsibilities: 
  • Install, remove, replace. service, adjust and troubleshoot ejection seat, canopy, explosive devices, airframe/avionics related environment control systems, and functional components including the rigging of explosive linkage devices, ejection seat, canopy, canopy drive and locking mechanisms using hand tools, power tools, and applicable test equipment. 
  • Perform hourly, calendar, phase and conditional inspections as required by maintenance requirement cards.
  • Ability to incorporate minor aircraft modifications to ejection seat, canopy and airframe/avionics environmental control systems. 
  • Use color-coded charts of aircraft plumbing.
  • Interpret schematic diagrams.
  • Interpret applicable technical data.
  • Use and care of power tools, test equipment, and precision measuring devices in the maintenance and repair of aircraft.
Required educational/skills background:
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Level II - Five years previous experience as an Egress/ECS Systems Specialist.
  • Level III – Six years previous experience as an Egress/ECS Systems Specialist.
  • Capable of operating support equipment.
  • Working knowledge of the COMNAVAIRFORINST  4790.2 Series.
  • Knowledge of Naval maintenance publications maintenance requirement cards and the ability to document maintenance utilizing the Naval Aviation Logistics Command Information System (NALCOMIS).
  • Training to include NAMTRGD Navy AME “A” or factory equivalent ejection seat and environmental control system course of instruction.
Physical Demands:
This position requires normal physical functions. Work may require frequent bending, reaching and climbing. May frequently lift and carry items weighing up to fifty pounds and occasionally lift heavier items with the assistance of other workers. Work may be performed on top or under equipment in cramped or awkward positions. Normal color perception required. Must be physically qualified to handle and work with explosive devices.
Work Environment (ADA):
May be required to work in areas in the hangar and on the flight line that 
are noisy and dusty. May be exposed to moderate discomforts, such as heat, cold and wind. May be required to wear personal protective equipment, when applicable.

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