Sparks-Recruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Sparks jobs

Aircraft Mechanic – J85 Engine Repair/Buildup - Immediate Interviews!

Company: PAE Incorporated
Location: Fallon
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

Supporting the Most Exciting and Meaningful Missions in the World



Aircraft Mechanic – J85 Engine Repair/Buildup



  • Primarily performs maintenance at the I-Level engine shop to accomplish third through first degree engine repairs. Disassembles, inspects, troubleshoots, repairs, and assembles aircraft engines, accessories, and related system components. All work is performed in accordance with applicable manufacturer maintenance manuals, company directives and other approved data. May be requested to perform lead duties when designated and authorized. May be required to handle hazardous materials in performance of assigned duties.

  • Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.

  • Must be customer oriented.


  • Provide guidance to Mechanics within the work center or special work group by sharing technical knowledge to enhance accomplishment of assigned tasks.

  • Evaluate condition of engine and dynamic components requiring inspections as a result of operation outside of established parameters.

  • Must be capable of becoming engine test cell run qualified if directed by management.

  • Must be familiar with test cell engine run up safety procedures.

  • Coordinate with supervision and Quality Assurance to resolve questions concerning serviceability and/or repair procedures.

  • Read, interpret, and apply instructions from Blueprints, schematics and other approved data.

  • Assist with ordering parts, tools, materials and equipment as required.

  • Maintain cleanliness of the work center and around your assigned work area.

  • Responsible for adhering to Company Tool Control Program.

  • Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.

  • Ensure Quality Assurance inspections are complied with.

  • Maintain appropriate records of all work accomplished.

  • Assist in the removal and replacement of aircraft engines utilizing appropriate support equipment.

  • Must be able to work day shift, night shift or weekend duty and travel as part of a maintenance recovery team or detachment as required.

  • Be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified when directed my management.

  • Perform other tasks as directed by management.

  • Provides technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.

  • Maintains and/or completes required records and applicable maintenance forms.

  • Become CDI/CDQAR certified as directed by management to perform collateral duty inspection assignments.

  • Practice good housekeeping, tool control, FOD awareness/prevention and safety at all times.

  • Assists in aircraft/equipment movement and flight line foreign object prevention walks.

  • Operates SE, flight line vehicles and other support equipment as required.

  • Qualified to perform corrosion detection, treatment, prevention and documentation per customer/management instructions/directions on aircraft and associated equipment.

  • Annotates maintenance actions in aircraft forms and VIDS/MAF and NALCOMIS/OOMA.

  • Will have knowledge of and understand basic supply procedures.

  • Must comply with established General and Industrial Safety Rules and Regulations as applicable to the contract, facilities and job assignment.

  • Keeps shop area clean and participates in daily Facilities cleanup.


  • Aircraft mechanics shall have three years experience. The last two years must have been as a practicing licensed FAA airframe and power plants mechanic; in the military (E-5 or above); civil service (WG-7-10), or with a government aviation maintenance Contractor.

  • Must have successfully completed approved course or training as required by Company, State/Local Govt, DOD, regulation/Instruction.

  • Must have experience in corrosion detection, treatment and prevention.

  • Personnel shall be qualified according to their field of expertise and the level of maintenance assigned, i.e., “O” or “I” level.

  • The mechanic will be capable of cross-training into or assisting other specialties as directed by management.  All mechanics will be capable of becoming Plane Captain certified IAW a Government approved certification program for each TMS of aircraft.

  • Must possess or be able to obtain a secret clearance.

  • Must have completed high school or equivalent.

  • Will have experience writing with clarity and technical accuracy.


Physical Demands:

This classification activity requires the scope of physical movements and postures normally associated with shop/hanger/flight line maintenance activities to include bending, stooping, walking, climbing, pushing, stretching, kneeling and working in tiring, uncomfortable positions, etc. May be required to lift objects whose weight normally will not exceed 50 pounds. Special vision abilities required to perform this job are close vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust and focus.

Work Environment:

The diversity of work conditions may range from an environment where there is little or no physical discomfort, to an environment where inclement weather may subject individual to severe changes of temperature, wind, rain, etc. May be required to work in areas where high noise hazards prevail. May be exposed to fumes or airborne particles. May be exposed to electrical shock hazards.


  • Driver’s License
  • Egress/Explosive System Checkout
  • Emergency Reclamation
  • Corrosion Control
  • Support Equipment Operator
  • Turn Up Certification as required
  • Plane Captain Certification/Final Checker
  • QAR/CDQAR/CDI (as required)
  • Tow Supervisor/Tow Brake Operations
  • Barrier monitor
  • Test Cell Certification



PAE 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.


EEO is the Law Poster

EEO is the Law Poster Supplement

Keywords: PAE Incorporated, Sparks , Aircraft Mechanic – J85 Engine Repair/Buildup - Immediate Interviews!, Other , Fallon, Nevada

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Nevada jobs by following @recnetNV on Twitter!

Sparks RSS job feeds